Numbers: Nov. 28, 2005

203 Number of U.S. soldiers killed in and around Afghanistan since 2001, as of Nov. 18

94 Number of those soldiers who were killed there this year

59 Number of prisoners executed in the U.S. last year, six fewer than in 2003

125 Number of people convicted of murder in the U.S. who were sentenced to death last year, the lowest total since 1973

60 Number of years since the Slinky debuted in stores

0 Number of reporters and photographers who have been allowed inside the Slinky factory, which fiercely guards its trade secrets

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