By The Numbers

The numbers for June 17, 2013: First is the worst

Katie Long Jun 17, 2013
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First is the worst, and second is the best? Any consolation for Phil Mickelson, who came in second at the U.S. Open golf tournament for the sixth time yesterday, and on his 43rd birthday? Happy Birthday, Phil! (USA Today)

$5 billion

The bonus earned by Kaiser Permanente CEO George Halvorson. What determines his payout? It’s hard to know. (Kaiser Health News)

4,000 – 5,000

The number of data requests Apple says it received from the U.S. government in the past six months. (Marketplace)

11 billion

The amount of people expected to roam the Earth in the year 2100. The current global population? 7 billion. (Huffington Post)

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