16 Iranian reform newspapers shut by conservative-leaning courts last week
7 Remaining Iranian dailies, all linked to hard-line religious parties
$21.3 million Amount raised by G.O.P. at a fund raiser last week, breaking the party's previous single-evening record by more than $7 million
$12.6 million The Democratic Party's highest single-evening fund-raising take
3 Immediate fatalities caused by the 1986 explosion inside Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear power plant
3 million Children who currently require medical treatment for radiation exposure as a result of that accident
20 Porsche Boxsters promised to executives at Mercury Computer if the firm's stock price doubled from $21.25 in...