1.7 million Increase in the number of Americans living in poverty from 2001 to 2002, the second year the number has risen after nearly a decade of decline
12.1% Percentage of Americans who lived in poverty in 2002, up from 11.7% in 2001
$42,409 Median household income in 2002, down 1.1% from the previous year
900,000 Number of barrels a day by which OPEC plans to cut its oil production on Nov. 1
$1.64 Average price per gallon of regular gasoline, which is expected to rise
49% President Bush's approval rating in the latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, the lowest of...