There are still 497 children in federal custody who were separated from their parents at the border, as lawyers for humanitarian groups try to track down the parents. Nearly two-thirds of those children have parents who were deported, including 22 “tender age” minors younger than 5 years old.
The Washington Post
The average price of a 2019 health insurance policy sold on the Affordable Care Act exchanges is expected to increase less than 4 percent this year, much less than in previous years. As the ACA marketplaces stabilize despite active opposition by the Trump administration, premiums in several states are actually falling.
About 47 percent of Millennials have at least one tattoo, compared with 13 percent of Baby Boomers. The tattoo industry generated $1.6 billion in revenue last year and is expected to continue to grow at the rate of 7.7 percent a year.
The Wall Street Journal
More than 14 percent of the U.S. population in 2016 was foreign-born, the highest level of immigrants in the U.S. since the turn of the 20th century.
Supreme Court justices confirmed before 1800 lived to an average age of 67 years old, while those confirmed between 1950 and 1974 lived to almost 82.
The New York Times
40% of Americans say the Senate should confirm Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, while 36% say it should not. The split is largely along party lines, with 72% of Republicans in favor and 64% of Democrats opposed. Independents are split, 37% to 37%.
Just 28% of voters believe that the Supreme Court acts in a “serious and constitutionally sound manner.”