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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles

     
    South Vietnamese and Cambodian orphans are carried from evacuation plane at Los Angeles International Airport in white cardboard boxes that served as bassinettes for the trip from the Philippines....
  • 'We Are The Best!' On Top At Tokyo Festival

    TOKYO -- Lukas Moodysson's "We Are the Best!," a dramedy about three 13-year-old girls who start a punk band in 1982 Stockholm, was awarded the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival on Friday. The Swedish director told the...
  • Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios

    Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios
    Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios. Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...
  • A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior

    A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior
    A century after Newport News shipbuilders laid its keel on Oct. 27, 1913, the mighty battleship USS Pennsylvania is largely forgotten. But in its day the 31,400-ton warhorse represented a critical milestone for the increasingly capable yard -- where...
  • 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,...
  • Pictures in the News | November 15, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins back in the Philippines, where an international aid effort gathered steam, as resilient Filipinos in battered towns started rebuilding their lives and those of their neighbors - with or without help from their...
  • Philippine Muslim rebels agree to cease-fire, still hold hostages

    Philippine Muslim rebels who have laid siege to the port city of Zamboanga for six days agreed to a cease-fire Friday to allow negotiations with the government but continued to hold more than 100 hostages, local media reported early Saturday. Sporadic...