Numbers: Nov. 13, 2000

84 Number of articles in major newspapers last week on the Singapore Airlines runway crash in Taiwan that killed 81

13 Number of articles on the midair explosion of a Russian-built charter plane in Angola, allegedly shot down by rebels for its diamond cargo, killing 50

294 Pirate attacks in the world's waterways so far this year, a 63% increase from the same period in 1999 and a 10-year high

$280 Monthly fee for a ship to be monitored by a satellite tracking system in case of piracy attack or hijack

31.5 Percentage of adult smokers in Nevada, replacing Kentucky...

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