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Current amount of federal money put toward subsidizing health insurance for children.................................................................................. $5 billion

Amount included in a proposed bill backed by governors and Medicaid directors.......................................................................................... $15 billion

Number of uninsured children who could be insured with the new funding.......... $5.5 million

Amount the University of South Florida was denied in grant money for Upward Bound, a program designed to recruit low-income kids......................................................................... $650,000

Number of universities who were approved nationwide.......................................................... 775

Age of Julian Mayorga, who was served a margarita instead of an apple juice at an Applebee's last week.............................................. 2

Number of suspects in a worldwide pedophile ring apprehended last week..................................... 700

Number of "indecent and explicit images" found on the ringleader's computer........................... 75,960

Number of children left in the "baby drop," a box for parents to anonymously give up their children as an alternative to abortion, at a hospital in Kumamoto, Japan, in the month since it opened....................................................................................... 3

Number of children living in Japanese orphanages in 1998......................................................... 27,000

Number of children living in Japanese orphanages in 2003......................................................... 30,400

Sources: breitbart.com, sptimes.com, mercurynews.com, chron.com, chinapost.com

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