Numbers: Jun. 26, 2006

4.8% Increase in the number of murders nationwide in 2005, the first rise in four years

1.9% Drop in rapes--the only violent crime to see a decline in 2005

$1 billion Estimated amount of government aid lost after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita to fraudulent claims--16% of funds given

13 Different Social Security numbers used by one person to secure $139,000 in FEMA aid. Eight of the numbers do not exist

80% Fall in the risk of alcoholic cirrhosis that can result from drinking four cups of coffee a day, according to a new study

3.2 Cups of coffee drunk by...

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