The numbers for June 10, 2013: I spy...a number

11

The number of surveillance applications the court overseeing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act has rejected since 1979 -- out of 33,900 received. (WSJ)

1.4 million

The number of people who have top secret security clearances, according to the Director of National Intelligence. (WSJ)

26th

A Saudi prince is suing over his rank on the Forbes billionaires list, saying it is too low. (LA Times)

2 million

The number of homeschoolers in the United States. The Department of Education estimates homeschooling has been growing at a rate of 7 percent over the last 10 years. (Policy Mic)

$0

A couple is proposing to spend their first 90 days of marriage by only spending Bitcoins. (Kickstarter)

56%

Main drivers for "The Purge" were young women and Hispanics; the audience was 56 percent female and 56 percent under 25 years of age. Hispanics made up 33 percent of the crowd. (TheWrap)

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Katie Long is a contributing digital producer for Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace Tech.
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