The Trump administration hasn’t built a single mile of new wall along the Mexican border since taking office. So far, the government has only built 51 miles of steel fencing to reinforce or replace existing barriers, a rate of about 1.7 miles per month.
Wealthy, college-educated whites without children are the fastest-growing demographic group in economically successful, expensive cities, with families increasingly unable to afford to live in them. San Francisco now has the lowest share of children of any of the largest 100 cities in the U.S. The population of Washington, D.C., has boomed by more than 20 percent since 2000, but the number of children under 18 has actually declined.
A total of 66 space missions from various nations have landed on or crashed into the moon since the first in 1959. NASA estimates that those missions have left behind a total of 800 objects on the lunar surface, including 71 spacecraft and rovers; boots, cameras, and bags of feces; and two golf balls.
The Wall Street Journal
The American pharmaceutical industry pumped out 76 billion opioid pills from 2006 to 2012, flooding many small towns and rural areas with the addictive drugs, according to an analysis of Drug Enforcement Administration data. Hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. have died of overdoses and other opioid-related causes over the past decade.
The Washington Post