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As Nation Reopens, a Historic Referendum on Risk Begins

WASHINGTON — We are becoming a nation of amateur actuaries, calculating the risk of restarting our lives. Can we go outside? Can we go back to work? Can we go to a restaurant or bar? Can we go to the …

Report Makes Chilling Forecast on Northwest Quake

More than 10,000 people could die when – not if – a monster earthquake and tsunami occur just off the Pacific Northwest coast, researchers told Oregon legislators Thursday. Coastal towns would be inundated. Schools, buildings and bridges would collapse, and …