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  • 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...
  • Manny Pacquiao's bank accounts frozen in Philippines

    Manny Pacquiao's bank accounts frozen in Philippines
    Manny Pacquiao’s bank accounts in the Philippines have been frozen, stopping him from fulfilling his promise to help typhoon victims in his homeland, according to his promoter. Pacquiao was locked in training camp more than 400 miles away from the...
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • Donut Snob and Humble Cup at Tweak, Black Friday specials, Philippines fundraiser

    Donut Snob and Humble Cup at Tweak, Black Friday specials, Philippines fundraiser
    For Black Friday, the Whisper restaurant and bar at the Grove is offering "The Longest Happy Hour," from noon to 7 p.m. with menu specials including oysters with cucumber mignonette ($2 each), short-rib croquette ($5), crudité with marinated olives,...
  • 'Act of Killing,' 'Gravity' top Sight & Sound's year-end list

    'Act of Killing,' 'Gravity' top Sight & Sound's year-end list
    The venerable film magazine Sight & Sound, published by the British Film Institute, released its best of 2013 top-10 list on Friday, with the documentary "The Act of Killing" taking the top spot. The Sandra Bullock-George Clooney space adventure "Gravity"...
  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 18 – 24, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Friday marked the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the eternal flame flickers in the...
  • Philippines struggles as aid flows to typhoon survivors

    Philippines struggles as aid flows to typhoon survivors
    Long-delayed emergency supplies flowed into the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines on Saturday, reaching desperate families who had to fend for themselves for days, as the United Nations more than doubled its estimate of homeless to nearly two million....
  • Temporary U.S. immigration status urged for Filipinos after typhoon

    Advocates are putting pressure on the U.S. government to grant temporary refuge to Philippine nationals because of Typhoon Haiyan. Only Filipinos already in the U.S. would be eligible for temporary protected status, which is granted to foreign...