May 6, 2013 Almost 20 percent of teenagers and young adults in the emergency room are suicidal, researchers say. Many of these young people live in houses with guns, which increases the likelihood a completed suicide.
May 6, 2013 Proponents of the bill, currently before Congress, say collecting taxes from online sales should be relatively simple for retailers. But with close to 10,000 tax jurisdictions around the country, some online businesses say collecting the taxes and navigating potential problems will be a costly burden.
May 6, 2013 CPRAs Colorado lawmakers debate rules regulating recreational marijuana use, one big question looms: how to charge taxes that will fund oversight of retail pot businesses. The tax requires a statewide vote. If it fails, some worry that underfunded enforcement will invite the feds to shut recreational pot down entirely.
May 6, 2013 Amanda Brand is gay. Her family is Catholic, and when she was a teenager, her parents were convinced she was only going through a phase. Recently, Amanda sat down with her mother and father in Queens, N.Y., in the same house she grew up in, to revisit her tumultuous teen years.
May 6, 2013 Beginning in 1996, Radio Diaries gave tape recorders to teenagers to create audio diaries about their lives. NPR aired intimate portraits of five of these teens. Over this past year, the same group has been recording new stories about where life has led them for Teenage Diaries Revisited.
May 6, 2013 The almost entirely plastic weapon fires .22-caliber bullets. Critics fear it will make such guns too easy to make and too hard to detect. The designers say it's already possible to make your own firearms and that they're just creating another way.