| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
WASHINGTON — One hundred additional U.S. Marines and sailors flew to the Philippines on Monday as part of a growing international effort to help survivors of one of the largest Pacific storms on record.
Rescuers are still in the early stages of...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:02 PM
WASHINGTON –- Hundreds of Marines are expected to arrive in the typhoon-stricken Philippines by the end of the week to bolster a relief effort that has struggled against logistical hurdles and overwhelming devastation, U.S. officials said Wednesday....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:03 PM
DELANO, Calif. — By 4:30 a.m. the line was out the door at the tiny Fil Bake Shop. Farmworkers were picking up pandesal — Filipino sweet bread — for another day in the fields.
Lourdes Talactac chirped "good morning" and asked customers...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
With the poor, suffering Philippines so prominently in the headlines, Boni B. Alvarez's world premiere play, “Dallas Non-Stop,” offers a glimpse into the vibrant Filipino culture as uplifting as it is timely.
Set in Manila, “Dallas&...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Disaster relief workers pushing through mounds of debris in the worst-hit areas of the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan have recovered hundreds more bodies in recent days, boosting the death toll well beyond 5,000, authorities reported Friday.
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:02 PM
In the last major fight Bob Arum promoted in the Far East, he walked out of a Philippines arena to a burning sun, mourning the destruction Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier delivered to each other in their third bout, the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:22 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Manny Pacquiao’s bank accounts in the Philippines have been frozen, stopping him from fulfilling his promise to help typhoon victims in his homeland, according to his promoter.
Pacquiao was locked in training camp more than 400 miles away from the...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Friday marked the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the eternal flame flickers in the...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:18 PM
"Metro Manila," a thriller about a poor farmer who moves his family from the rice fields of the northern Philippines to Manila in hopes of a better life, was the big winner Sunday evening in London at the Moët British Independent Film Awards, earning...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
A record 76 movies will compete in the foreign-language film category at the 2014 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday.
Moldova and Saudi Arabia are among the first-time entrants, and Montenegro is submitting for the...