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  • Typhoon Haiyan: Desperate Philippine survivors turn to looting

    Typhoon Haiyan: Desperate Philippine survivors turn to looting
    Desperation gripped the Philippine islands devastated by Typhoon Haiyan as looting turned deadly on Wednesday and survivors panicked over shortages of food, water and medicine. Five days after one of the strongest storms ever recorded slammed into...
  • Typhoon-stricken Filipinos rely on countrymen abroad for lifeline

    Typhoon-stricken Filipinos rely on countrymen abroad for lifeline
    As millions of Filipinos desperately search for sustenance and shelter in the devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan, many may be comforted by the knowledge that help is surely on the way from family members working abroad. The Philippines' biggest export...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Philippines typhoon leaves millions in need of food, water, shelter

    MANILA -- The scale of the devastation beginning to unfold in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan has stunned relief workers, who estimate that as many as 10 million people were affected by the storm that swept through the central Philippines late last week....
  • Philippines typhoon eyewitness: 'There was death everywhere'

    Philippines typhoon eyewitness: 'There was death everywhere'
    MANILA -- When Danny Larsen arrived in the Philippines city of Tacloban less than a week ago, he found it to be “a lovely town -- very local, not many foreigners. We went to an area for BBQ with lots of tables.” Larsen, a 35-year-old Dane,...
  • Some U.S. operators opening The Filipino Channel signal for limited time in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

     
    In the wake of the deadly and devastating Typhoon Haiyan (known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda), 12 U.S. operators are opening the signal for The Filipino Channel (TFC) to their digital customers during relief efforts from one of the world's...
  • Philippine typhoon: Tales of heartbreak, courage; hunger, anarchy

    Philippine typhoon: Tales of heartbreak, courage; hunger, anarchy
    MANILA — Each story is more heartbreaking than the last; tales of the courage and good fortune it took to survive amid utter destruction, balanced in many cases by the last glimpse or word of a loved one who didn't. President Benigno Aquino III...