62% Percentage of American voters who believe breast cancer is the most critical health problem facing women today

50% Percentage who feel presidential candidates are spending too little time talking about health care; only 40% are aware of their candidate's general health-care program


1,466 Number of students with passing scores on advanced-placement tests in English, math and science in the 10 Dallas schools with a cash-for-grades program, up from 162 in 1990

$500 Amount paid to the students who pass advanced-placement tests


50 Number of years since Lego building bricks first hit store shelves

7 Number of...

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