Numbers: May 10, 2004

$1.2 billion Security budget for the Athens Olympics, nearly four times the amount spent on the Sydney Games four years ago

50,000 Number of soldiers and police expected to patrol the city during the Games

778 Decrease in the number of passenger-car fatalities in the U.S. last year, down from 20,416 in the previous year

456 Increase in the number of SUV deaths in the same period, up from 3,995 in 2002

$6 million Amount donated by former Vice President Al Gore to the Democrats from money left over from his 2000 presidential election campaign

$240,000 Amount of an additional donation...

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