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  • Typhoon Haiyan: Death toll downgraded by president

    Typhoon Haiyan: Death toll downgraded by president
    The death toll from the massive typhoon that hit the Philippines is likely closer to 2,000 or 2,500, not the previously reported figure of 10,000, President Benigno Aquino told CNN in an interview on Tuesday. "The figure right now I have is about 2,000,...
  • Aid workers struggle to reach victims of Philippines typhoon

    MANILA -- Four days after Typhoon Haiyan blew away their homes and livelihoods, most Philippine victims remain in far-flung flooded coastal communities where they so far have been unable to obtain assistance, aid workers say. The United Nations on...
  • Philippines Flattened

    Philippines Flattened
    I have read that there are only two reasons to pray to God, to say thank you and to ask for forgiveness. That's it. Always appreciate, never supplicate. We don't have to ask for favors, or beg, or make deals. God knows our hearts, our minds, what we...
  • Lesson of Typhoon Haiyan: Tackle climate change, or it will tackle us

    Lesson of Typhoon Haiyan: Tackle climate change, or it will tackle us
    Was man-made global warming responsible for Typhoon Haiyan? Or Superstorm Sandy? Or the recent flooding in Colorado? I don’t know. Neither do you. Neither do the scientists, really. It’s impossible to pin a specific weather event on...
  • Chan Lowe: The typhoon in the Philippines

    Chan Lowe: The typhoon in the Philippines
    A letter to the editor appeared on my proofreading screen earlier today that caught my attention.   It contended that the United States, already being in financial straits, should not be expected to act as the world’s caretaker. After all, no...
  • AFM: Kristen Stewart's 'American Ultra' Sold in Asia (EXCLUSIVE)

    Indie comedy "American Ultra," starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg, has picked up traction at the American Film Market with multiple market sales for Asia. Apsara Distribution, IM Global's pan-Asian rights buying and distribution division,...
  • 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...