— The number of Pentagon civilians who will be forced to forfeit one day’s work, and the pay that comes along with it, over each of the coming 11 weeks. That's a 20% pay cut over the next three months.
— The number of times White House Press Secretary Jay Carney has used some variation of "I don’t have the answer" since his first daily briefing with reporters in the White House Brady Press Briefing Room on Feb. 16, 2011, according to Yahoo!.
— What the Army calls a "signing bonus," here, for psychiatrists who agree to don an Army uniform.
— After adjusting for inflation and population growth, that’s how much of the wealth Americans have rebuilt so far that they lost amid the recession, according to the Washington Post.
— The number of civilian employees working for the Department of Defense in FY2011, according to a new GAO report. There are 1.4 million active-duty uniformed military personnel.
— of Americans say they think it would be positive for American society if more Americans were religious, according to a Gallup poll released today. Over three-quarters of Americans (77%) say religion is losing its influence on American life.
— The rise in home prices from March 2012 to March 2013, the largest annual gain in seven years, according to the Wall Street Journal.
— Today since the United Nations gave the U.S. and U.K. the mandate to run Iraq
— The number of Syrian civilians who have fled their country to escape civil war, according to the United Nations.
— The number of times the House of Representatives has voted to repeal Obamacare since 2011, according to the National Journal. That number will rise to 37 on Thursday, when the House votes on Rep. Michele Bachmann's latest bill.
— The Congressional Budget Office's latest estimate for the fiscal year 2013 federal deficit, down from $845 billion three months ago and $1.087 trillion last year, amid higher than expected tax revenues and dividend payments from federally-owned mortgage-finance companies Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
— Amount of the dividend to be paid to the U.S. Treasury by mortgage financier Fannie Mae, which was seized by regulators in 2008 as the housing market collapsed but has now returned to profitability
— Number of American babies born in 2012 who were named Romney, according to data released today by the Social Security Administration