Pro-Trump Youth Take On Communists, Mexican Flags in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO — Large numbers of pro-Donald Trump for President youth exiting a campaign rally in Sacramento on Wednesday evening clashed with a small group of anti-Trump protesters that had been trying their hardest to intimidate rallygoers streaming toward the venue.

Protester wearing flag with Mexico written on it (Michelle Moons / Breitbart News)

Top Texas CPS Official Stepping Down

The top official for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services has announced that he is stepping-down effective May 31, 2016.


Pope Francis Tells Youth: ‘The Devil Is a Con Artist’

In the final major address of his Latin American tour, Pope Francis met with a throng of young people Sunday, urging them to “shake things up.” He left aside his prepared speech to speak off the cuff, but he decided to leave them the text he had written for them, and published it, as well. Comparing life to a soccer match, Francis wrote that there are two opposing teams, one coached by Jesus and the other by the devil; each person must decide which team to play for.


Pope Francis Tells Youth to ‘Shake Things Up!’

In the final major address of his three-country trip in Latin America, Pope Francis met with hundreds of thousands of young people Sunday evening, tossing aside his prepared remarks and urging his audience to make a difference in life, even if it means making a mess.


‘Hikikomori’: Japan Faces Epidemic of Young Men Never Leaving Their Rooms

Japanese health officials are attempting to deal with a growing problem—a million young adults, mostly men, have locked themselves in their bedrooms and are refusing to come out. This condition, called “hikikomori” by Japanese health professionals, is deeply troubling Japanese leaders.


Pope Francis Urges African Bishops to Fight Religious Fundamentalism Under Shadow of Boko Haram

In a meeting with representatives of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) on Saturday, Pope Francis reminded his hearers that the future is in the hands of the young, who need to be protected from “new and unscrupulous forms of colonization,” such as the reckless pursuit of riches, as well as “fundamentalism and the distorted use of religion.”

Pope Francis talks with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan during a private audience at the Vatican

Turnout Curve: California’s Youth Simply Don’t Vote

A newly-released graph from the California political firm Political Data, which was acquired by the Washington Post, has revealed that an overwhelming proportion of the Golden State’s young population (20s to 30s) simply does not turn up to vote.

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