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  • Will Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier catch the first plane out of Haiti?

     
    Tuesday's editorial about Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier's surprise return to Haiti said bluntly that the former dictator should get the heck out of town before he creates more chaos and corruption on the island already desperate for help. And it......
  • New Zealand shows even strong building codes are no match for monster earthquake, experts say [Update]

     
    The devastation and loss of life in the Christchurch, New Zealand, quakes offer some sober lessons for California, earthquake experts said. The damage shows that a sharp earthquake in a highly vulnerable area can get the better of strong seismic......
  • In Haiti, injured Wyclef Jean says he was shot

     
    Wyclef Jean says he was shot -- grazed by a bullet -- in Haiti on the eve of the presidential election. Police chief Vanel Lacroix, however, said he cut his hand on glass....
  • Northwest Help For Haiti: Shipping Container Packed With School Supplies For Children

    Northwest Help For Haiti:  Shipping Container Packed With School Supplies For Children
    More than half of the people living in Haiti live on $1.25 per day. With very little money to pay for shelter and food, western Washington residents are helping pick up the tab for 1,000 kids' school supplies. Schools have been working hard to rebuild...
  • A Mass For Molly

    A Mass For Molly
    They'd prepared to see Haiti: the city, the poverty, the children and they tried to prepare to see the place where their daughter died. "This was just another part of her that we had to see and wanted to see," Mike Hightower explained. The family made...
  • Watch The Video: Q13 FOX Takes a Drive Through Port-Au-Prince

    Watch The Video: Q13 FOX Takes a Drive Through Port-Au-Prince
    In this Q13FOX.com web exclusive see what Haiti's capitol looks like six months after the earthquake hit.
  • Quake Recovery Slow but Hopeful

    Quake Recovery Slow but Hopeful
    More than six months after a 7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti, it's hard to see signs of progress. Everywhere you look, the poorest country in the western hemisphere is still a mess with more than a million living in tents. Father Rick Frechette is the...
  • Hip-Hop Star Wyclef Jean Could Become Next President of Haiti

    Hip-Hop Star Wyclef Jean Could Become Next President of Haiti
    According to Haiti's former Chamber of Deputies, Pierre Eric Jean-Jacques, singer Wyclef Jean is planning to run for president. A spokesperson for the the Grammy Award winner says Jean will announce his decision Thursday. Jean-Jacques told The Associated...
  • Deputy: Wyclef Jean to Run for President of Haiti

    Deputy: Wyclef Jean to Run for President of Haiti
    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The former head of Haiti's Chamber of Deputies says singer Wyclef Jean is about to announce his candidacy for president of a nation struggling to recover from the Jan. 12 earthquake. Former Deputy Pierre Eric Jean-Jacques tells...
  • Revisiting Molly's Mission. "We Came To See How She Lived And How She Died"

    Revisiting Molly's Mission. "We Came To See How She Lived And How She Died"
    "525,600 Minutes". It's the name of Molly Hightower's blog, and a line from a song in the musical Rent. "Molly and her mother always really liked that, so that's what Molly named her blog," Mike Hightower explained. The song is called "Seasons of Love"...
  • Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene

    Evacuations Underway as East Coast Braces for Hurricane Irene
    MIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days. Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
  • A Dream Realized

    A Dream Realized
    Our departure is upon us. Photojournalist Adam DeBacker and I will soon be boarding a plane to Port-au-Prince on a trip we’ve talked about making for a year an half. Adam and I have covered a lot of tragedies together- tornadoes, shooting sprees,...