Numbers: Sep. 20, 2004

19 Varieties of assault weapon that will be allowed on the market again, following Congress's refusal to extend the assault-weapons ban

68% Percentage of Americans who say they support the assault-weapons ban

$11.60 Amount by which the monthly Medicare premium will increase next year, the largest increase in the program's history

11.2% Increase in the cost to employers of providing health insurance for employees last year, the fourth double-digit increase in the past four years

264 Number of weeks Tiger Woods was ranked the No. 1 player in golf, before being unseated last week

6 Number...

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