Numbers: May 23, 2005

8 Number of minutes the terrorism-alert level was raised to red last Wednesday after an errant plane entered restricted airspace in Washington

35,200 Number of people evacuated from the White House, the Capitol and adjacent office buildings before the all-clear was sounded

480 Allegations of improper conduct by U.S. Army recruiters reported since last October

1 Number of days the Army is suspending recruiting efforts nationwide this week to teach ethical enlistment techniques

15 Number of months of active-duty enlistment the Army began offering recruits last week, down from a minimum of four years

141 Tiger Woods' score after two rounds of the Byron Nelson Championship;...

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