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  • U.S. ships in Philippines preparing typhoon relief operations

    U.S. ships in Philippines preparing typhoon relief operations
    WASHINGTON — The aircraft carrier George Washington and four other Navy ships in Leyte Gulf in the Philippines on Thursday were preparing to begin relief operations for survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, Navy officials said. Rear Adm. Mark Montgomery,...
  • Cable operators offer the Filipino Channel in wake of disaster

    U.S. cable television operators -- including Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications -- are allowing more customers access to the Filipino Channel in the wake of last week's devastating Typhoon Haiyan. The channel has been providing special coverage...
  • Families in the Philippines coordinate their own relief efforts

    Families in the Philippines coordinate their own relief efforts
    ORMOC, Philippines — Dressed in shorts and a pink T-shirt, Dimples Juntilla was headed Friday to a village named Friendly, embarking on a mission of mercy in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Arriving by ferry from the relatively unscathed port of Cebu,...
  • Philippines mayor, three others killed in ambush at Manila airport

    The mayor of a town in the troubled southern Philippines was among four people shot to death in an ambush outside Manila's international airport Friday, authorities reported. The fatal attack on Ukol Talumpa, mayor of Zamboanga del Sur in the Labangan...
  • Millions flee as 'possibly the most powerful' typhoon ever hits Philippines

    Millions flee as 'possibly the most powerful' typhoon ever hits Philippines
    The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land battered the Philippines' central islands on Friday, forcing millions of people to flee to safer ground or take refuge in storm shelters. Haiyan, a category-5...
  • Super typhoon Haiyan blasts the Philippines

    Super typhoon Haiyan blasted the Philippines on Friday as it clocked two full days as a Category 5-size storm. Winds were gusting at over 200 mph. The death toll was reported at four -- and as many as 33 -- as of early Friday as the monster storm cut...
  • Typhoon Haiyan makes Sandy, Katrina look like weak cousins

    Typhoon Haiyan makes Sandy, Katrina look like weak cousins
    What may be the fiercest typhoon in recorded history smashed into the Philippines early Friday morning, carrying winds that make Superstorm Sandy look like a weak relative. Even Hurricane Katrina, the modern measure of nature’s disastrous force on...
  • At least 4 killed as super Typhoon Haiyan batters the Philippines

    At least 4 killed as super Typhoon Haiyan batters the Philippines
    One of the strongest storms ever recorded battered the central Philippines on Friday, ripping off rooftops, knocking out power and communications and forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. At least four people were confirmed killed as...
  • Miss Universe 2013's Ariella Arida on Philippines typhoon: 'The Filipino spirit is waterproof'

     
    Miss Philippines Ariella Arida sent video messages of support to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan. She also got other Miss Universe 2013 contestants to share their words....
  • Local Filipino community aids typhoon victims

    Filipino community members in Southern California are mobilizing relief efforts to send supplies and aid to areas in the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. With a population of more than 330,000, Los Angeles has the largest Filipino diaspora in...
  • Philippines typhoon kills at least 10,000

    Philippines typhoon kills at least 10,000
    One of the most powerful storms recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, a senior police official said on Sunday, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city. Super typhoon Haiyan...
  • L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims

    As the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the powerful typhoon that swept through the Philippines last week, Southern California’s local Filipino community has been mobilizing to assist in relief efforts. A 5K Charity Walk was held...