Numbers: Apr. 23, 2007

MILITARY

$196,000

Estimated amount paid by a British paper and TV station to Leading Seaman Faye Turney, held in Iran last month, to tell her story. Shortly after Turney made the deal, Britain put a stop to military-service members accepting money for future interviews pending a rule review

$58,200

Top annual salary for a leading seaman in the British navy

WORLD RECORD

3,274

Miles a Slovenian man swam in 66 days to become the first person to swim the entire length of the Amazon River

20

Different species of piranhas that inhabit the Amazon River

EDUCATION

6 million

Children returning to...

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