Numbers: Jan. 24, 2005

$60.3 billion The overall U.S. trade deficit in November, an all-time high

1.5 million Number of U.S. jobs lost from 1989 to 2003 that are attributed to increased trade with China

16% Increase in the monthly risk to doctor trainees of getting in a car wreck on the way home after a 24-hour-plus shift

36% Increase in medical errors made by interns during such marathon shifts, a hallmark of medical training in the U.S.

$170 million Amount the FBI has spent computerizing its case-file database, which proved so inadequate in a three-month test run that the agency may scrap the whole...

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