TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — They found the hoop in the ruins of their obliterated neighborhood. They propped up the backboard with broken wood beams and rusty nails scavenged from vast mounds of storm-blasted homes. A […]
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The confirmed death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Haiyan has taken a major jump. The U.N. says the Philippines’ disaster agency now puts it at 4,460 confirmed dead. President Obama calls the typhoon a “heartbreaking reminder” […]
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 […]
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces pressed their offensive in eastern Damascus on Thursday, bombing rebel-held suburbs where the opposition said the regime had killed more than 100 people the day before in a chemical […]
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin and his wife Lyudmila announced Thursday they are divorcing after nearly 30 years of marriage. The Putins made the statement on state television after attending a ballet performance […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Expectant parents Shakira and soccer star Gerard Pique of FC Barcelona are inviting friends and family to join an online baby shower to benefit underprivileged children.
HAWKANTAKI, Niger (AP) – Each day before the reaping, the 11-year-old girl walked between the stunted stalks of millet with a sense of mounting dread. In a normal year, the green shoots vaulted out of […]