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  • Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address

    Obama Confronts Iran, Syria in U.N. Address
    United Nations -- Embroiled in his campaign for re-election, President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in a sweeping speech meant to honor slain Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, confront Iran and Syria, and...
  • Local Groups Aim to Assist Haiti Following Tropical Storm Isaac

    Local Groups Aim to Assist Haiti Following Tropical Storm Isaac
    It`s not a matter of if they are ready, It`s when they are needed. “If we do need to go down, we have medical people, we have supplies ready to go at any time there is a disaster in Haiti,” said Tim Ryan, Director of 'Haiti Needs You'....
  • Tropical storm Isaac update

    Tropical storm Isaac update
    Tropical Storm Isaac is on the prowl. The storm hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti this morning. The town is still in shambles from the 2010 earthquake.  After the storm, a new worry emerges: cholera outbreaks in the evacuation camps. Can't these people catch a...
  • Isaac puts Keys on hurricane watch; S. Florida on tropical storm warning

    Isaac puts Keys on hurricane watch; S. Florida on tropical storm warning
    With Tropical Storm Isaac gaining strength and continuing to march toward Florida, a hurricane watch was posted late Friday for the Florida Keys, and a tropical storm warning is in effect for mainland South Florida.On the east coast, the tropical storm...
  • 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...
  • Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons

    Professor's journey for a school is rich in life lessons
    Laura Pincus Hartman stood before a congregation in a church just south of 75th Street, gazing at anticipatory faces.    The pastor had just finished preaching an hour-long sermon from the Gospel of Mark about Jesus healing a woman. Hartman was about...
  • Glen Mar church group brings hope to Haiti

    Glen Mar church group brings hope to Haiti
    The unpaved street winds up a steep, rocky hill to a "shell of a hospital." It's a concrete structure without any patients, said Shirley Matlock, a member of Glen Mar Methodist Church, in Ellicott City. Construction supplies, tile and paint occupy most of...
  • Church man, family man

    For Deacon Emile Ambroise, helping his fellow Haitian-Americans was a family affair. He often brought his wife and four children with him to help serve, teach and counsel. "We all contributed," said daughter Mathilde Ambroise, a marriage and family...
  • Holland Teacher On Mission To Help Haiti

    Holland Teacher On Mission To Help Haiti
    Kim Chapin has spent the past four years working to help Haiti and she's also gotten her students involved. Chapin said she first got involved after a lunch at a chinese restuarant where she received a special fortune cookie message. "It said you will...
  • Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille resigns

     
    Haiti's political instability deepened Friday with the sudden resignation of Prime Minister Garry Conille, who took the job less than five months ago. Conille was reportedly under enormous pressure from President Michel Martelly to quit....
  • Haiti, two years after devastating earthquake

     
    Two years after an earthquake devastated Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, there has been progress, including elections. But much is left to do, with half a million people who lost their homes still living in squalid camps....
  • Brazil announces plan to rein in immigration from Haiti

     
    REPORTING FROM RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil has announced plans to grant amnesty to thousands of Haitian immigrants but deport any who cross the border from Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia without visas in the future. Brazil will issue 100 visas a month in Port-au-...