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Lakers assist Philippines typhoon recovery

The Los Angeles Lakers announced today that they will make a donation to the Philippine Red Cross to assist in the relief efforts for victims of the devastating typhoon that ravaged the eastern and central […]

11/14/2013

Kenya security personnel take cover outside the Westgate Mall after shooting started inside the mall early Monday morning, Sept. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)

Kenya mall siege in final stage

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan security forces were in the final stages of flushing out al-Qaida-linked terrorists from a besieged shopping center, the vice president said late Monday, two days after the upscale mall was […]

09/23/2013

Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts (AP photo)

Much of Red Cross fund for Sandy aid still unspent

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn’t spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization […]

05/28/2013

2 children die in Kenya landslide; 41 flood deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s Red Cross says two children buried in a landslide overnight have died, as the country’s death toll from heavy flooding rose to 41.

04/17/2013

Red Cross says death toll in Myanmar quake hits 26

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – The Red Cross says the death toll has risen to 26 from an earthquake that damaged homes and ancient Buddhist pagodas in northern Myanmar. The Red Cross said in a statement […]

11/13/2012

2 die in blaze that destroys boarding facility

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – Two men are dead and a third is hospitalized in critical condition after an explosion and fire destroyed a Pasadena boarding-type residence housing 19 people. A 911 caller reported the explosion […]

11/01/2012

Obama visits Red Cross, warns storm is not over

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama is warning the public that the massive storm that struck the East Coast “is not yet over.” The president says there are still risks of flooding and downed power […]

10/30/2012

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