Here is the January edition of Teenagers in The Times, a roundup of the news and feature stories about young people that have recently appeared across sections of NYTimes.com. We publish a new edition on the first Thursday of each month.
“I put my emotions behind me to do what I thought was right,” said Jackson Reffitt, 16, who weeks before the siege alerted the F.B.I. that his father was planning “something big.”
As an adolescent, Leslie Doyle felt embarrassed by her father. As an adult, she learned to be grateful for what he taught her.
Students and recent graduates struggle to get hired as the oil industry cuts tens of thousands of jobs, some of which may never come back.
Skylar Mack, an American college student, was released last week after spending more than a month behind bars. She said, “I deserved it.”
They are young, they are fearless and they are forcing everyone to pay attention.
On TikTok and in virtual hangouts, a younger generation is sharing the origins and nuances of Black American Sign Language, a rich variation of ASL that scholars say has been overlooked for too long.
A year after Kobe Bryant’s fatal crash, the former N.B.A. All-Star Zach Randolph and his daughter MacKenly, who played for Bryant’s girls’ basketball team, are still learning how to grieve.
In this Netflix docu-series, an outer borough children’s football program offers a community, and a chance.
“There will be a period of epic withdrawal,” warned one addiction specialist, once schools, activities and social life return to normal.
At 13, I was a guy with breasts, and I needed to get rid of them to survive my upcoming teenage years.
“The Comeback,” by E.L. Shen, and “Ana on the Edge,” by A.J. Sass, put identity on center ice.
In “Pee Wees,” Rich Cohen chronicles a year in youth hockey — and gets real about its impact on his own psyche.
In “Troubled,” Kenneth R. Rosen investigates the kind of tough-love programs he was placed in as a teenager and exposes their unusual methods.
Riffing on “Little Red Riding Hood,” this sadistic chase movie sends a young woman and two attackers into the deep, dark woods.
Brayden Harrington, 13, who spoke at the Democratic National Convention, will write a picture book, “Brayden Speaks Up,” HarperCollins announced.
Amanda Gorman isn’t the only young Black poet crafting language to explore powerful themes, including identity, civil rights and complicated emotions.