Numbers: Aug. 26, 2002

16.9 Percentage of annual base salaries that will be lost by Major League Baseball players if they walk out on Aug. 30 and don't return for the rest of the season

232 Number of days of the last baseball strike, in 1994-95

$1 trillion Estimated amount sought in a lawsuit filed against Saudi officials and others by families of Sept. 11 victims

$2.7 billion Amount offered by the Libyan government earlier this year in a settlement of a lawsuit filed by the families of victims of Pan Am Flight 103

62 Number of kidnapping cases opened by the FBI in the...

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