In the US, minors who get in trouble with the law often face a justice system that treats them like adults, and punishes them with long sentences in tough prisons.
After spending their teenage years behind bars, many have a hard time adjusting to life on the outside.
Jun 19, 2009
High culture is often a casualty of crisis, and Vilnius, the European Cultural Capital for 2009, is no exception.
The Lithuanian city has had to rein in its programme to match its slimmed-down budget.
A year of activities opens at the National Art Gallery on Saturday.
Senegal was crippled by the global food crisis last year in which prices for basic staples shot up tremendously.
Now the country has made it a national priority to bolster local production.
Legendary 'KISS' rock star Gene Simmons is back with his unconventional family for a new season of "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" which stars himself, his long-term partner Shannon Tweed and their two children, Nick and Sophie.
BioWare, the developers of 'Dragon Age: Origins,' 'Mass Effect 2' and the new 'Star Wars' MMO game say they won't shy away from mature content.
Hold onto your veils.
The summertime hit 'Bridezillas,' which airs Sundays on WE tv, is back and we've got the dish from one of the most outrageous brides ever.
French woman who admitted killing three of her own babies was sentenced on Thursday to eight years in jail.
Veronique Courjault had faced a possible life sentence after she admitted to smothering two baby boys born in secret at her expat home in South Korea in 2002 and 2003, and a third child born in France in 1999.
Since she has served almost three years in pre-trial detention, Courjault could be eligible for parole under French law in as little as a year, her lawyers said.
Raw Video: A fierce sandstorm has left Baghdad covered in dust.
The sandstorm has caused flight delays and forced police officers to wear masks.
Are Jon and Kate Gosselin ending their marriage or their widely popular TLC show?
A new promo for Monday's show raises more questions than answers.
Sure, you've got the hottest phone on the planet, but all your friends on BlackBerrys are typing circles around you.
Here's how to even the playing field.