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Thanks to COVID, a Living Situation Not Seen Since Great Depression

More than half of young American adults are living with one or both of their parents

(Newser) - Not since the beginning of World War II have there been so many young adults shacking up with their parents—and COVID-19 is to blame. Per a Pew Research Center analysis of monthly Census Bureau stats, 24.2 million young adults ages 18 to 29—47% of that US demographic—...

Who's the Virus Putting in the Hospital? Not All Older People

New CDC data show significant portion of coronavirus hospitalization are younger adults

(Newser) - Dr. Deborah Birx, a State Department official on President Trump's coronavirus task force, on Wednesday issued a warning to young adults to stop gathering in groups—not only because they could unknowingly spread the virus to older, more vulnerable people, but because they themselves may be more at risk...

Nearly Half of Young Adults Live at Home in This State

New Jersey leads the nation

(Newser) - Adults in New Jersey might be less embarrassed than most to utter the words, "I live with my parents." That's because the state hosts a higher percentage of young adults living with one or two parents than any other state in the country, per North Jersey Record...

Remedy for America: Year of National Service

Former Gen. Stan McChrystal makes his case

(Newser) - Turnout in the last election was the lowest in 70 years , another sign of the sorry state of American civic life, writes former Gen. Stan McChrystal in the Washington Post . Nobody trusts elected leaders anymore, and McChrystal thinks the "problem runs deeper than politics." Our politicians are a...

The Fault In Our Stars Will Make You Cry

And critics, for the most part, love it for it

(Newser) - The much-anticipated film adaptation of John Green's The Fault In Our Stars opens today, starring Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort as teen lovers dealing with cancer. Critics are in love, too—as of this writing it has an 81% on Rotten Tomatoes —with most praising its wit and...

Grown Kids Returning Home? Celebrate It

Trend can be great for both generations, say researchers

(Newser) - Here's a familiar story line: More grown kids are moving back home with the folks, delaying their own maturity and causing misery for their parents. Except this "nightmare scenario" isn't so, write two experts in the New York Times . Young adults who get financial or other kinds...

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