| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:39 PM
The old nursery rhyme is a lie: "Sticks and stones may break by my bones but words will never hurt me."
We know the truth. More of us are hurt, wounded, maimed and killed by words than by sticks and stones.
Words can kill. They can be just as lethal...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 10:51 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE -- Haitian police led ex-dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier out of his hotel and took him to court Tuesday without saying whether he was being charged with crimes committed under his brutal regime.
A contingent of police led the former dictator...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 5:23 PM
A group of volunteers with "Haiti Needs You" and Holy Spirit Parish based out of Grand Rapids just returned from the country on a two week medical trip.
While abroad, they helped treat more than 2,000 patients in a mountain village that have no access to...
| Feb 6, 2011
New York City officials have confirmed that three New Yorkers contracted cholera while in the Dominican Republic for a wedding. The Dominican Republic shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, where thousands have died from the disease.
| Feb 7, 2011
| 1:11 PM
A York family is turning off their electricity every time you reach into your pockets for Haiti. For every ten dollars you donate to their fund for Haitian orphans, their electricity will switch off for an hour. The family was inspired to do this after...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Last month, Haiti marked the one year anniversary of a devestating earthquake that destroyed much of the impovrished nation's capital of Port-au-Prince. Over 230,000 people died in the quake, which was then followed up by a hurricane and a cholera...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 3:52 PM
Ameristar Casino worker Angeline Colin has won $15,000 at work, and it wasn't through gambling, but through hard work. Now, the Haitian native and Ameristar Employee of the Year is planning to use her winnings to help her family back in Haiti rebuild...
| Dec 27, 2010
| 5:16 PM
For a space traveler's view of remarkable events that unfolded this past year in and around the solar system, look no further than the JPL website, where a series of digital videos offers spectacular images of Earth, Mars and the far corners of our...
| Jan 1, 2011
Local doctor Stan Flemming and his team first went to Haiti last January to help those injured in the earthquake.
He went back to finish the work he started in one of Haiti's most impoverished areas...and found himself in the middle of a violent riot....
| Jan 10, 2011
More than $273,000 was donated by about 2,300 San Diegans to the American Red Cross to help rebuild Haiti since an earthquake devastated the Caribbean country one year ago Monday.
Donations from area residents ranged from as little as $1 to as much as...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 6:43 AM
I flew out of the snowstorm in Kansas City Monday morning, into DFW -- lots of de-icing and anti-icing delayed several planes, but I got to Fort Lauderdale and boarded a plane for Port Au Prince along with several teams of volunteers, obviously on mission...
| May 17, 2012
| 5:56 AM
Two friends who took a cruise to celebrate a birthday and escape the winter were instead imprisoned on a false rape allegation aboard the Royal Caribbean brig, despite the woman recanting her charge a day later.
David Anselem, 26 and Evi Mor, 22, decided...