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By the numbers


The cost to become owner of The Skagway News, an Alaskan newspaper with two staff members. The publisher is giving away the small-town newspaper to anyone willing to run it.


The increase in nighttime light intensity in U.S. suburban areas due to Christmas decorations, according to NASA.


The number of consecutive AFC East division titles that the New England Patriots have won, the most of any NFL team.

$26 million

The amount that 8-year-old Ryan Kaji earned from his YouTube channel in 2019, making him the site’s top earner. Ryan’s videos show him doing science experiments, crafts, music videos, and more.


The share of Americans who say they read news on Facebook, according to the Pew Research Center.