Numbers: Jan. 15, 2001

144 Number of sex shops operating in New York City in 1998

142 Number of sex shops operating in New York City in 2001, 2 1/2 years after a mayoral initiative to shut down one-third of all "adult" businesses within a year

$2.85 million Cost of Bill and Hillary Clinton's new home off Embassy Row in Washington

$4 million Estimated amount they still owe their lawyers for Whitewater and other legal matters

10,000 Number of tests the convenience-store chain 7-Eleven said it performed on its computer systems to make sure they were Y2K compliant

1901 Year shown on 7-Eleven's registers last...

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