Numbers: Aug. 14, 2006

5 Number of fortysomethings who have enlisted in the Army since the age limit was raised in June from just under 40 to just shy of 42

29 Number of sit-ups the oldest recruits must be able to do, compared with the 47 required of the youngest recruits

10 Number of days George W. Bush has allotted for his summer vacation--the shortest in his presidency and three weeks shorter than last year's

12 Average number of vacation days Americans take each year

7 Number of hurricanes Colorado State University researchers are predicting this season, scaling back the initial forecast of 9...

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