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Haiti Earthquake (2010)

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Top Haiti Earthquake (2010) Articles

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  • Rep. Raul Ruiz, an Rx for D.C.

    Rep. Raul Ruiz, an Rx for D.C.
    You'd almost think that someone had stapled several resumes together and put them in Raul Ruiz's file: magna cum laude at UCLA; three graduate degrees from Harvard (a medical degree and masters in public policy and in public health); doctoring to poor...
  • Social media more than just lifeline for Haitian earthquake victims

    Before any of the world's major news outlets were reporting live from Haiti in the wake of the devastating earthquake there, Frederic Dupoux was alerting the world of the temblor. "Oh… heavy earth quake right now! in Haiti," he wrote on Twitter...
  • Social media is an indispensable tool in times of crisis

    It's been only a few years since social media sites gained wide audiences, and already they're playing a vital role in helping people respond to major disasters. They have been used to coordinate volunteer efforts, raise money, spread information, save...
  • Social media and location-based software adds life to your city

    Imagine cruising along the beach and being able to spot which bars your friends are in and what people have to say about the restaurants and shops you pass. Geolocation — technology that allows you to receive information on your smart phone based on...
  • Blaming budget cuts is too easy in case of wrongly accused Malenne Joseph

    Blaming budget cuts is too easy in case of wrongly accused Malenne Joseph
    Malenne Joseph spent three months in jail for a crime she did not commit. Surprisingly, that doesn't surprise Chief Judge Belvin Perry. "I've been saying for quite some time stuff like this is going to happen,'' he said. Law and Order at the Orange...
  • We can relate to what Japan is going through

    We can relate to what Japan is going through
    We've had our share of natural disasters in south Louisiana and the Gulf coast.  From Betsy in 1965 to Camille in 1969 to Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike in just the last few years.  But nothing we've gone through compares to what Japan is going through...
  • Veterans Day game on Newport News carrier could give college basketball a signature opener

    The USS Carl Vinson was built in Newport News and commissioned here in 1982. The carrier has served in the Persian Gulf during war, off the Haitian coast following an earthquake and, most recently, transported Osama bin Laden's corpse to sea for disposal....
  • Local family helps bring Christmas to impoverished countries

    Local family helps bring Christmas to impoverished countries
    Operation Christmas Child is a charity drive which sends shoe boxes filled with gifts to kids in third-world countries. Susan Clark is a local volunteer who has made several trips to Haiti. On one trip, she got the chance to hand deliver some of the...
  • 'Girl Rising': Documentary's message obvious and important ★★ 1/2

    'Girl Rising': Documentary's message obvious and important ★★ 1/2
    From Sierra Leone, from Peru, from Nepal and elsewhere, the nine lives at the heart of "Girl Rising" are impossible to ignore. This consciousness-raising documentary from filmmaker Richard E. Robbins risks making the harsh conditions these girls have...
  • Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path

    Haiti sits in strengthening Isaac's path
    As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night. The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
  • Pacquiao expected to finalize opponent choice this weekend

     
    It doesn't mean Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a go for late May, but Pacquiao is scheduled to decide this weekend whether he'll agree to terms for the long-awaited super-fight. Boxing officials close to the situation but unauthorized......
  • SAUDI ARABIA: Unlike Qatar, Iran and Jordan, kingdom fails to cough up Haiti cash

     
    Oil-rich Saudi Arabia is one of the world's wealthiest countries. But though it's generous when it comes to building Islamic religious schools and mosques throughout the world, Saudi Arabia has been rather miserly when it comes to the suffering of......