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  • Norwegian touts meeting new international maritime labor 'bill of rights'

    Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an international "bill of rights" for maritime workers, according to the Miami-based company. Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an...
  • Villagers mob U.S. aid choppers as Philippine relief effort spreads

    Villagers mob U.S. aid choppers as Philippine relief effort spreads
    Mobbed by hungry villagers, U.S. military helicopters dropped desperately needed aid into remote areas of the typhoon-ravaged central Philippines, as survivors of the disaster flocked to ruined churches on Sunday to pray for their uncertain future. The...
  • Filipinos start over in city wiped out by typhoon

    Filipinos start over in city wiped out by typhoon
    TACLOBAN, Philippines — Rising from a sea of debris, the small, rickety shell of a new house already was beginning to take shape. Rolito Solayao worked swiftly Monday, using pieces of wood and nails scavenged from the wreckage of this coastal...
  • Video shot in Philippines displays the power of Typhoon Haiyan

    MANILA -- Video footage shot by an international aid worker shows the power of the storm surges that devastated parts of the central Philippines when Typhoon Haiyan made landfall more than a week ago. Nickson Gensis, of the British-based child...
  • World Vets answers a need

    World Vets answers a need
    As aid workers from around the world descended on the Philippines to help the people hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan last month, Springer Browne headed toward the devastation for a different reason: the animals. The 31-year-old Newport Beach native made...
  • Veterinary nonprofit tends to animals in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

    Veterinary nonprofit tends to animals in wake of Typhoon Haiyan
    As aid workers from around the world descended on the Philippines to help the people hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan last month, Springer Browne headed toward the devastation for a different reason: the animals. The 31-year-old Newport Beach native made...
  • Community: Porto's raises $10,000 for Philippines

    Community: Porto's raises $10,000 for Philippines
    Porto's had a fundraiser to send aid to the Philippines ravaged by a typhoon in November and raised a total of $10,000 from sales of baked cheese rolls at three stores — Glendale, Burbank and Downey, said Betty Porto, vice president of community...
  • China asserts control over vast sea area, angering neighbors, U.S.

    Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United States have criticized China for imposing new access rulesĀ for the vast South China Sea, saying Beijing's demand that foreign vessels get approval to enter the disputed maritime area is provocative and...
  • U.S. leads Philippine disaster relief but most Americans unengaged

    U.S. leads Philippine disaster relief but most Americans unengaged
    One in three overseas Filipinos lives in the United States and the U.S. government is leading the international relief effort after Typhoon Haiyan, but most Americans are tuned out of the disaster's aftermath, the Pew Research Center reported Tuesday. A...
  • Pictures in the News | November 13, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Philippines, where increasingly desperate, typhoon-stricken Filipinos gather amongst the devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban. The typhoon left a trail of destruction in multiple...
  • Picturehouse, Universal Stage Charity Event for Philippines

    LONDON -- U.K. movie theater chain Picturehouse and Universal Pictures have linked up to stage a special charity screening in aid of the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Screenings of Richard Curtis' sci-fi romantic comedy "About Time,"...
  • Five killed as Philippine volcano starts spewing rocks and ash

    Four German tourists and one of their Filipino guides were killed Tuesday when one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes started spewing large rocks and ash, officials said. The group was climbing the Mayon volcano when an explosion happened at...