Nearly 16 million Americans between the ages of 19 and 29 are uninsured, but more than 80 percent of them could be in October. However, a new survey by the Commonwealth Fund found less than 20 percent of the low and middle income young adults who will be eligible for subsidized health insurance or Medicaid are aware of the programs. The survey also found more than half the 15 million young adults covered by their parents’ insurance wouldn’t have been eligible without the Affordable Care Act.
A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.
This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.
With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.
The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags