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By the numbers


The number of subpoenas Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team issued in its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. The U.S. attorney general delivered the team’s final report to Congress in April.


The share of modern Russians who say Soviet dictator Josef Stalin’s rule was good for the country, a record high, according to a March Levada poll. Under Stalin, millions of Soviet citizens died of famine or by execution.

91 million

The number of monthly Uber users at the end of 2018, according to the ride-sharing company.


The number of volunteers kicked out of the Boy Scouts since 1944 because of accusations they sexually abused children, according to an analysis of the organization’s records.


The finish time of Kenyan runner Lawrence Cherono, the fastest man in the Boston Marathon this year, during the race held on April 15. The fastest time for a woman went to Ethiopian Worknesh Degefa, who finished at 2:23:31.