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By the numbers

By the numbers

14.3 million

The approximate number of Americans who tuned in to Fox on July 7 to watch the U.S. beat the Netherlands 2-0 at the Women’s World Cup final match, according to the broadcaster.


The new price of tuition for certain students at the University of Texas at Austin. The free ride will apply to in-state students who have financial need and come from families making under $65,000.

6 feet

The height of a baby giraffe born at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, Colo., on July 6. The baby giraffe reportedly weighed at least 150 pounds at birth.


The number of acres of wheat and barley destroyed by hundreds of fires in Iraq between May and June, according to Iraq’s Directorate of Civil Defense. Locals blame many of the fires on arson by ISIS militants or other political actors.

$1 billion

The amount of tax revenue the Colorado state government has raised from marijuana sales since legalizing the drug in 2014.