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A Pakistani health worker gives polio vaccine to a child in Quetta, Pakistan, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. A Pakistani health official says a special five-day anti-polio drive is being launched in the capital of southwestern Baluchistan province after traces of polio virus were found in the sewer system. (AP Photo/Arshad Butt)

34 new cases

of polio were reported worldwide last year, 18 of them in Pakistan.

14,100 people

in the United States are waiting for a liver transplant. One in 10 will die before getting an organ.


Customs and Border Protection officers

were assaulted during the 2017 fiscal year.

56.5 inches

of snow fell on Erie, Pa., during a record-breaking storm that spanned Christmas Day.

$284.46 billion

was the electric bill that Mary Horomanski, also of Erie, Pa., recently saw posted on her online account. Her utility added nine zeroes by mistake. The bill, still a bit high, was actually $284.46.