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  • 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...
  • Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors in Philippines beg for help as death toll rises

    Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors in Philippines beg for help as death toll rises
    Dazed survivors begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday, as relief workers struggled to reach victims of a super typhoon that killed an estimated 10,000 people in the central Philippines. As President Benigno Aquino deployed...
  • Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines

    Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines
    A group of doctors from the Mammoth Lakes area was among the first humanitarian aid groups to reach the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which is believed to have killed about 10,000 people as it moved across the island nation Friday....
  • Typhoon Haiyan: Thousands feared dead in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from a powerful typhoon that swept away coastal villages in the Philippines with a tsunami-like force is likely in the thousands, and could top 10,000, officials said Sunday as grim reports filtered in from the...
  • Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines

    Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines
    MANILA — With the vast scale of death and destruction slowly coming into focus, international relief teams rushed toward the central Philippines, where one of the strongest storms on record left bereft survivors looting food and water or...
  • Typhoon-ravaged Philippines declares 'state of national calamity'

    MANILA -- Each story has been more heartbreaking than the last. A 44-year-old high school teacher from the destroyed provincial capital of Tacloban City recounts how she abandoned her dying daughter, stabbed by splinters of their house, which was...
  • 100 more U.S. Marines and sailors, carrier Washington sent to help Philippines

    100 more U.S. Marines and sailors, carrier Washington sent to help Philippines
    WASHINGTON — One hundred additional U.S. Marines and sailors flew to the Philippines on Monday as part of a growing international effort to help survivors of one of the largest Pacific storms on record. Rescuers are still in the early stages of...