Three Teenage Girls in Canada Arrested for Running a Prostitution Ring

When it comes to sex trafficking, teenage girls are normally the victims not the perpetrators. But a horrifying new case in Canada has turned that all on its head. Three teenage girls in Ottawa stand accused of running a prostitution ring in which they abducted other young women and forced them to have sex with… » 6/13/12 11:10am 6/13/12 11:10am

Chinese Teenager Unwisely Sells His Kidney So He Can Buy an iPad

Teenagers are renowned for their love of electronic gadgets and their poor judgment, and it seems these two things have come together in a rather unfortunate way for one teen in central China. A 17-year-old high school student apparently traded his kidney for money to buy an iPhone and an iPad. Five people have now… » 4/08/12 11:55pm 4/08/12 11:55pm

How Goldman Sachs Invested in Child Sex Trafficking

Investment bank Goldman Sachs isn't one of America's most popular institutions right now—given the country's anti-Wall Street sentiment and their participation in the near total collapse of the global economy. And now things are about to get a teensy bit worse for them. After a little digging, Nick Kristof of the New… » 4/02/12 11:20am 4/02/12 11:20am

Pregnant And Smoking? You're Probably Depressed... Or Famous

  • Catherine Zeta Jones is not alone! More than one in ten pregnant women smoke, reports the AP (via MSNBC), and research suggests that many of those women suffer from depression, making quitting even more difficult. A Columbia University epidemiologist, tracked more than 1,500 pregnant women, and "22 percent smoked at…
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