Numbers

GRAND OPENINGS

$310 million First-day sales of Grand Theft Auto IV. Guinness World Records named the video game's launch the most profitable entertainment release of all time

$220 million Previous one-day sales record, set by the book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

LAW

$400 billion Damages sought in a U.S. class action against more than 50 companies that did business in South Africa during the apartheid era

4 Number of Supreme Court Justices who had conflicts of interest in the case's appeal, requiring the court to affirm a lower-court ruling allowing the suit to move forward

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