Numbers: Aug. 15, 2005


People onboard the Air France jet that crash-landed in Toronto last week. All were safely evacuated in less than two minutes


Time, in seconds, within which aircraft manufacturers must demonstrate a plane can be evacuated, to meet FAA rules


Passengers who can fly on Airbus' new doubledecker A380, which has yet to prove it can be evacuated within the regulatory time limit

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People whose health care is covered by the U.S. government via Medicaid, Medicare, federal employee plans or the military


Increase over the past five years in Medicaid recipients, to 47 million...

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