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47%

The share of Americans who identified as pro-life in February, up from 38 percent in January, according to the Marist Poll. The increase came as Democrats in multiple states advocated for late-term abortions.

$21 million

The settlement the city of Simi Valley, Calif., will pay to Craig Coley for his wrongful conviction in a 1978 double murder case. DNA evidence exonerated Coley after he spent nearly 39 years in prison.

13.1%

The share of Americans who hold advanced degrees such as a master’s or a doctorate, up from just 8.6 percent in 2000.

541

The number of anti-Semitic acts reported to authorities in France last year. The total represented a 74 percent increase over 2017 figures.

61.1%

The top income tax rate paid in Slovenia, the highest marginal tax rate in Europe.