Numbers

SANITATION

216 Reported cases of salmonella poisoning in Alamosa, Colo., stemming from unsanitary tap water, which could take months to fix

$3 billion Amount spent by the U.S. Agency for International Development on overseas projects that include water-sanitation programs

STABILITY

24 Rank of the U.S.--behind Malta--in a new report that measures countries by stability and prosperity

193 million The estimated number of guns in America; the report cited the proliferation of small arms in the U.S. as a reason for its low score

WILDLIFE

521 The total number of species that Bill Clinton added to the endangered-species list during his two...

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