Soda bottles and household chemicals are sometimes used to make low-power bombs. hide caption

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Dylan Young, then 18, posed for a photo as a vehicle cruised by North Arlington, N.J., in June 2012. Young was in a fender-bender accident caused by being distracted while texting and driving. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Brad McDonald and his 14-year-old daughter, Madalyn, are working to understand each other during her teenage years. Courtesy of Brad McDonald hide caption

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A young man places an oral swab into a solution to complete an HIV test during a free screening event in Washington, D.C. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Drivers under 25 are more likely to send text messages and make calls behind the wheel. They're also less able to handle distractions while driving. hide caption

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Condom use has dropped among black youth, even as teens engage in less risky sexual behavior overall. Mike Segar/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Tom Auffhammer, 17 (right) scoops ice cream in Syracuse, N.Y. Teens continue to face stiff competition for summer jobs, but a downward trend in summer hiring for teens actually predates the recession. Michelle Gabel/The Post-Standard/Landov hide caption

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