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Half of South African Teens Are Underage Drinkers

By Valerie Tejeda

Concerned officials join forces with an alcohol manufacturer to try to dissuade South Africa's many drinking teens. MORE  

Morning Roundup: February 13, 2012

By Will Godfrey

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina is rushed to hospital, marijuana decrim question must appear on Detroit ballot, and Peru captures wounded Shining Path "narco-terrorist." MORE  

Thanksgiving: A Time of Drink, Driving and Danger

By Luke Walker

The day before Thanksgiving—and this weekend in general—is a black spot for alcohol binges and drunk driving, particularly for the young. MORE  

Female Teacher Plied Sixth-Grader With Booze, Pot and Raped Him, Say Cops

By Will Godfrey

Brooklyn teacher Claudia Tillary, 42, allegedly had a two-year sexual relationship with a boy who's now 14. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

Teen Girls Who Drink Ratchet Up Breast Cancer Risk, Chicago Moves to Ban Synthetic Pot After Mom's Plea, and Gambling Addict Nun Stole $1 Million from Catholic School for Atlantic City Slot Machines. MORE  

Paralyzed College Drinker Sues Fordham University

By Will Herbst

A young tennis player and student fell out of a college loft bed—after going to sleep drunk—and is now in a wheelchair. Who's to blame? MORE  

Video: Teens Insert Vodka-Soaked Tampons for an Intense Hit

By Will Godfrey

The latest method for underage drinkers to ingest vodka is as dangerous as it is unbelievable. MORE  

The Truth About Race and Drugs

By Dirk Hanson

Startling new research shows black teenagers are less likely to drink or do drugs than their white peers. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

House Reps Want Medical Marijuana Crackdown Stopped, Prescription Pills are East Tennessee's New Crack, and Yoda Caught Drunk Driving by German Cops. MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Will Godfrey

US Agencies Building Network of Mexican Cartel Informants, Pill Mill Prescriptions Targeted State-by-State, and Teacher Gave Five Students Vodka, Marijuana and Sex. MORE  

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