Numbers: Nov. 17, 2003

$400,000 Estimated price tag for each U.S. trainer of Iraqi police recruits, including a $153,000 salary and living expenses

$53,000 Salary of a veteran Philadelphia police officer

$2.9 billion Amount spent on lingerie in France last year, more than any other country in Europe

87% Portion of the French population that believes lingerie is an important part of life

1.5 million Collisions between vehicles and deer in the U.S. each year, peaking during the fall mating season

150 Annual fatalities resulting from these accidents

1.9 million Number of cars projected to be sold this year in California

25% Drop in car...

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