Sep 25, 2021 · Last year, wildfires torched nearly 4 million acres, and this year over 2 million; the Dixie and Caldor fires, two of the biggest, still aren’t entirely contained. Fires in 2017 and 2018 alone wiped out more than a quarter-century of underwriting profits for the California insurance market, according to Milliman Inc., a risk assessment company.
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Oct 20, 2021 · Oct. 20—CLAYTON — Kyle Whiting is on the highest form of life support just days before his wedding. Mr. Whiting's battle with COVID-19 progressed to the point where he now has a 1 in 5 chance ...
Visitors take photographs of Kunming Lake at the Summer Palace in Beijing, China, on Monday, May 4, 2020. As the Chinese capital prepares to host the nation's highest-profile political meeting this month, the city relaxed quarantine requirements for domestic travelers from low-risks areas since last Thursday, according to Chen Bei, deputy secretary-general for the Beijing municipal government.
Upon his first step on the moon, Armstrong said, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Armstrong and Aldrin explored the Moon's surface for about 2 hours. Years earlier, in 1966, Armstrong and David R. Scott performed the first successful docking of two vehicles in space on the Gemini 8 mission.
Aug 06, 2021 · 49 leap months in 133 years. According to rabbinic tradition, the Exodus and Conquest occurred not in 1446 and 1406 BC but 133 years later in 1313 and 1273 BC. Thus, the shmitas and jubilees commence their count from half a year before, that is, in Sept. 1274 BC.
Mar 05, 2007 · The timepiece--a specimen of which, found at the Temple of Ammon in Karnak, dated back to 1400 B.C.--was a vessel with slanted interior surfaces to allow for decreasing water pressure, inscribed ...