Numbers

AFRICA

45,000 Number of Congolese dying each month because of war, disease or malnutrition. In the past decade, war and its aftermath have caused 5.4 million deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo—a figure equivalent to the entire population of Denmark

$15 Average per-person health-care spending in Congo each year. In the U.S., it's $6,000

ELECTION

37% Percentage of Americans who named Barack Obama the candidate they've heard the most about in print, TV or radio news coverage; 39% named Hillary Clinton

16% Percentage of campaign stories primarily about Obama; Clinton's coverage reached 25%

PETS

$35.9 billion Amount Americans spent on...

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