Numbers: May 29, 2006

$17,316 Total value of personal gifts to President Bush last year, including a $5,474 bicycle

$39,722 Value of gifts to Vice President Cheney, including a $6,125 Colt revolver

40,000 Average number of people on the official Medicare and Medicaid websites at any moment on May 15, the last day to enroll in the government's drug-benefit plan

89% Proportion of senior citizens on Medicare who signed up for drug coverage before the deadline; 4.5 million still had not

130 Confirmed eye infections in the U.S. linked to Bausch & Lomb's ReNu with MoistureLoc contact-lens solution, recalled last week

$70 million Projected...

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