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  • Typhoon Haiyan makes Sandy, Katrina look like weak cousins

    Typhoon Haiyan makes Sandy, Katrina look like weak cousins
    What may be the fiercest typhoon in recorded history smashed into the Philippines early Friday morning, carrying winds that make Superstorm Sandy look like a weak relative. Even Hurricane Katrina, the modern measure of nature’s disastrous force on...
  • Massive Typhoon Haiyan strikes the Philippines

    Massive Typhoon Haiyan strikes the Philippines
    MANILA - One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into the Philippines early Friday, and one weather expert warned, “There will be catastrophic damage.” The U.S. Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Center shortly before Typhoon...
  • Typhoon slams Philippines, causing landslides, outages

    Typhoon slams Philippines, causing landslides, outages
    MANILA, Philippines — The strongest typhoon this year slammed into the Philippines on Friday, setting off landslides, knocking out power in several provinces and cutting communications in the country's central region of island provinces. Four people...
  • At least 4 killed as super Typhoon Haiyan batters the Philippines

    At least 4 killed as super Typhoon Haiyan batters the Philippines
    One of the strongest storms ever recorded battered the central Philippines on Friday, ripping off rooftops, knocking out power and communications and forcing hundreds of thousands of people from their homes. At least four people were confirmed killed as...
  • PASSINGS: Patricia Buffler

    Patricia Buffler Studied causes of childhood leukemia Patricia Buffler, 75, a UC Berkeley researcher who studied childhood leukemia and environmental health, and served as dean of the university's school of public health, died Sept. 26 when she...
  • Two National Guard members shot at Tennessee armory

    Two U.S. National Guard soldiers were wounded in a shooting at a National Guard armory near Memphis, Tenn., shortly after noon Thursday, officials said. Officials said a suspect, a National Guard member, was apprehended by fellow service members...
  • Readers' guesses on Google Mystery Barge: TARDIS? Holodeck? Ark?

    Readers' guesses on Google Mystery Barge: TARDIS? Holodeck? Ark?
    On Monday I wrote about my amateur sleuthing attempts to uncover the truth behind the Google Mystery Barge. (Spoiler alert: I failed. But did find some interesting clues.) But one of the fun things about this story is pondering just what the heck Google...
  • Floating some theories about Google's mysterious barge

    Floating some theories about Google's mysterious barge
    If it weren't for Google trying to cover it up, the old sea-worn barge stacked four stories high with customized shipping containers may not have become an object of global fascination. But Google being Google with all its out-there projects —...
  • Watch Navy helicopter drone's first flight above Southern California

    Watch Navy helicopter drone's first flight above Southern California
    The U.S. Navy conducted the first flight of a next-generation helicopter drone, which is designed to fly twice as long and has three times the payload capacity of the current model in the military arsenal. The MQ-8C Fire Scout flew for seven minutes...
  • 'Lone Survivor': Pressure, pride and a Navy SEAL

    'Lone Survivor': Pressure, pride and a Navy SEAL
    The key moment in Peter Berg's upcoming, fact-based war movie "Lone Survivor" occurs when four U.S. Navy SEALs, hiding in the mountains of Afghanistan while on a mission to kill a Taliban leader, encounter three goat herders. The SEALs quickly boil down...
  • Pirates seize 2 U.S. hostages on ship off Nigeria's coast

    Pirates seize 2 U.S. hostages on ship off Nigeria's coast
    WASHINGTON — Two Americans were taken hostage by pirates who attacked their ship off the coast of Nigeria, U.S. officials said Thursday. The captain and chief engineer of the C-Retriever, a U.S.-flagged oil supply ship, were kidnapped in the...