54,902 Number of licensed gun dealers in the U.S. in 2005, down 78% from 1994
5 States in which gun dealers outnumber gas stations
$8.27 trillion Level of federal debt reached last week, causing the Bush Administration to ask Congress to raise the legal limit
4 Times the Administration has asked Congress to raise the debt ceiling in the past five years
1,067 Baby crocodiles found in the car of a man in South Africa who faces prosecution for illegally possessing and transporting them
$10 billion Estimated annual value of the market for wildlife trafficking--the second largest illegal trade in...