Numbers: Sep. 22, 2003

$85 million Amount Roman Catholic archdiocese of Boston has agreed to pay to settle lawsuits with people who said they were victims of sexual abuse

$80,000 to $300,000 Range of settlements in those sexual-abuse lawsuits, for each of 552 people

$87 billion Amount President Bush has requested next year for military and rebuilding operations in Iraq and Afghanistan

$47.6 billion Amount, adjusted for inflation, spent by the Marshall Plan in 1949 (its peak year) to rebuild Europe after World War II

261 Number of lawsuits filed by the Recording Industry Association of America against people who share downloaded music files; more...

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