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  • At least 20 dead in Philippines after Typhoon Rammasun passes through

    At least 20 dead in Philippines after Typhoon Rammasun passes through
    At least 20 people have been killed and seven others injured in a typhoon that ripped through the Philippines, government officials said Wednesday. Typhoon Rammasun, which made landfall early Tuesday, blasted the island nation with 105-mph winds and...
  • Is Jose Antonio Vargas an immigration martyr in waiting?

    Is Jose Antonio Vargas an immigration martyr in waiting?
    Most undocumented immigrants in the United States try to keep a low profile, for some pretty obvious reasons. If you’re here contrary to immigration laws, the last thing you want to do is give immigration agents the opportunity to sweep you up and...
  • Immigration activist Vargas detained and released in Texas

    Immigration activist Vargas detained and released in Texas
    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, an undocumented immigrant and prominent activist, was detained for several hours on Tuesday after being stopped at a security checkpoint at an airport in the border city of...
  • Manila's Aquino says military upgrade not aimed at neighbors

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino told his country's neighbours on Thursday that efforts to modernise the military were not aimed at them but rather at strengthening national defence capabilities and tackling disasters. Aquino has...
  • Typhoon Rammasun kills 38 in the Philippines

    MANILA The strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year, typhoon Rammasun, killed 38 people and left nearly 2 million in the capital and eastern provinces without power for a second day, disaster management officials said Thursday. Most of the deaths...
  • Philippines Typhoon Rammasun kills at least 10

    Philippines Typhoon Rammasun kills at least 10
    A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and shut down the capital, cutting power and prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people, rescue officials said Wednesday. The eye of Typhoon Rammasun, the...
  • Pictures in the News | July 17, 2014

     
    In Pictures in the News, an investigation is underway in Panorama City, where two bodies were found after police responded to reports of shots fired early Thursday morning. LAPD officers discovered the bodies in a 7-Eleven parking lot in the 8200 block of...
  • PBS and CBS Lead News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    PBS and CBS lapped the field with nominations for the 35th annual News and Documentary Awards. PBS lead with 43 bids, driven by 11 for "Frontline." CBS was a close second with 42, powered by 27 bids for "60 Minutes." ABC took in 19, led by 10 for...
  • Passing on the magic: A photo workshop in the Philippines

     
    For the South Pacific Photo Workshop held last month in Dumaguete City, Philippines, we worked mainly with beginners. The group included two Americans and 9 Filipinos – each eager to learn, and produce good work. We provided a week of intensive...
  • E! Renews Asian Reality Series 'It Takes GUTZ To Be A Gutierrez'

    HONG KONG - "It Takes GUTZ To Be A Gutierrez," E!'s first Asian reality series, has been renewed for a second season. "The early renewal of 'It Takes GUTZ To Be A Gutierrez' demonstrates NBCUniversal's continued commitment to invest in local...
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: ·               Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
  • In the Philippines, basketball is the nation’s pastime

     
    In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...