| Nov 16, 2013
| 11:05 AM
TACLOBAN, Philippines -- In a hilltop cemetery, a truck stacked high with body bags backed up to a yawning trench. With no time for ceremony, police and firefighters wearing facemasks and plastic gloves unloaded the bags Saturday and placed them in a...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 6:04 PM
TACLOBAN, Philippines — In a hilltop cemetery, a truck stacked high with body bags backed up to a yawning trench. With no time for ceremony, police and firefighters wearing face masks and plastic gloves unloaded the bags and placed them in a...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 5:57 PM
TACLOBAN, Philippines — In the chaos after Typhoon Haiyan, Malou Cabiao had lost all track of time. It was only when she heard church bells ringing that she realized it was Sunday.
For the first time since the monster storm swept through the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:53 AM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Advocates are putting pressure on the U.S. government to grant temporary refuge to Philippine nationals because of Typhoon Haiyan.
Only Filipinos already in the U.S. would be eligible for temporary protected status, which is granted to foreign...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Philippine Muslim rebels who have laid siege to the port city of Zamboanga for six days agreed to a cease-fire Friday to allow negotiations with the government but continued to hold more than 100 hostages, local media reported early Saturday.
| Sep 25, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Philippine government troops claimed more than a week ago to be mopping up a failed attempt by Muslim rebels to seize the port city of Zamboanga, but news media report continuing clashes and mounting casualties.
The fighting, in its 17th day when dawn...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:39 PM
As North Korea prepares to launch a rocket southward, a path that could put it near the Philippines, the islands have cleared their northeastern waters and airspace and warned people to stay inside, unconvinced by North Korean assurances that the rocket...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:40 PM
A craze for "noynoying" is annoying leaders in the Philippines as activists photograph themselves lazing around with bored expressions -- a dig at President Benigno Aquino III for supposedly doing too little....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Pounding rains in the Philippines have driven more than 260,000 people from their homes and claimed dozens of lives as landslides bury homes and streets turn into swamps, disaster officials said Tuesday....