$853.7 billion China's foreign-currency reserves, which surpassed Japan's as the world's largest
$202 billion China's 2005 trade surplus with the U.S., a record high that is partly fueled by Beijing's booming reserves
259 Katrina-damaged school buses that New Orleans hopes to sell on eBay to raise money for its public-school system. Bids on one hit $5,500 within 29 hours
23 Public schools in Orleans Parish--out of 117, pre-Katrina--that have reopened
5 Contestants, of 6 million in three major pools, who correctly chose the Final Four in the NCAA basketball tournament
26 Years since the Final Four last had no top-seeded teams...