Numbers: Jul. 9, 2007

AFGHANISTAN

236 Number of Afghan civilians killed by NATO and U.S.-led forces so far this year--mainly in air strikes and artillery fire targeting the Taliban--according to an AP tally

178 Number of Afghan civilians killed by the Taliban this year, according to the AP .The U.N. counted slightly more civilians killed by insurgents than by multinational troops

HURRICANE SEASON

1/100 The chance, despite the reconstruction of New Orleans' levees, that certain parts of the city will be flooded with as much as 6 ft. of water in a big storm this year

$1billion Amount of money spent shoring up New Orleans'...

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