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By the numbers


The number of prison inmates Oklahoma released on Nov. 4 in a mass commutation meant to reduce jail time for people convicted of low-level, nonviolent crimes.


The approximate amount Georgetown University plans to allocate each year (via fundraising) for community projects benefiting descendants of slaves whom school officials sold in 1838.


The number of Tiger Woods’ career PGA Tour victories after he won the Zozo Championship in Japan on Oct. 28. Woods is now tied with golfer Sam Snead for most PGA Tour titles of all time.

19 hours, 16 minutes

The duration of a direct flight between New York and Sydney that Qantas Airlines is testing. The airline hopes to open the route—the world’s longest—to commercial travel by 2022.


The share of college students who say they’ve experienced nonconsensual sexual contact since enrollment, according to a survey of 33 major schools by the Association of American Universities.