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  • Typhoon Haiyan damage to Philippines detected from space

    Typhoon Haiyan damage to Philippines detected from space
    Typhoon Haiyan's devastation of the Philippines can be detected from space, and NASA scientists have produced a map to help direct aid efforts. Using data from Italian satellites, a rapid-response team from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada ...
  • Philippines government defends typhoon response

    Philippines government defends typhoon response
    BEIJING -- Under fire for what critics say is the slow pace of its typhoon relief effort, the Philippine government Friday defended its handling of what might be the worst natural disaster in recent history. "In a situation like this, nothing is fast...
  • Philippine typhoon aid delivery picks up speed

    CEBU, Philippines — With pressure mounting to speed up the distribution of aid to victims of Typhoon Haiyan, the U.S. aircraft carrier George Washington and its strike group arrived Thursday in the Philippines, and officials said relief flights...
  • Man gets 25 years to life for murders of 2 girlfriends

    Man gets 25 years to life for murders of 2 girlfriends
    A Pakistan-born man who pleaded guilty to murdering two girlfriends, including one whose body was chopped up and another whose body hasn’t been recovered, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. Los Angeles County Superior Court...
  • China asserts control over vast sea area, angering neighbors, U.S.

    Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United States have criticized China for imposing new access rules for the vast South China Sea, saying Beijing's demand that foreign vessels get approval to enter the disputed maritime area is provocative and...
  • Pictures in the News | November 15, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins back in the Philippines, where an international aid effort gathered steam, as resilient Filipinos in battered towns started rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors - with or without help from their...
  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 11–17, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin our report in the Philippines and the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, where an international aid effort gathered steam ands resilient Filipinos in battered towns have started the process...
  • Philippines typhoon death toll exceeds 5,000, but 'worst is over'

    Disaster relief workers pushing through mounds of debris in the worst-hit areas of the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan have recovered hundreds more bodies in recent days, boosting the death toll well beyond 5,000, authorities reported Friday. The...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 18, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Illinois, where a fast-moving storm system produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest and left behind a path of destruction in 12 states. More photos Duarte, Calif.: Men pray during a church...
  • Impressive win casts aside doubts about Manny Pacquiao's boxing future

    In the last major fight Bob Arum promoted in the Far East, he walked out of a Philippines arena to a burning sun, mourning the destruction Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier delivered to each other in their third bout, the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975. Sunday,...
  • Philippine typhoon survivors get a warm, even festive welcome

    Philippine typhoon survivors get a warm, even festive welcome
    PASAY, Philippines — Volunteers packed the grandstand at Villamor Air Base, eyes trained on the airfield for the next flight to arrive from islands battered by Typhoon Haiyan. As a C-130 cargo plane rolled into view, they surged forward to form...
  • Pictures in the News | November 20, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working...