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Listen to the AudioMARK LITKE: Philippine TV was on the air live as the storm hit. It was the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall. And the worst was still to come. A storm surge, a wall of water 20 feet high smashing or washing away much of what...
Baby boomers are far from an economic drag on America’s finances. Photo by funstock/iStock/360 via Getty Images. Editor’s Note: Is America really about to suffer an economic crisis at the hands of its aging population? Social Security...
A picture taken from the Israeli Gaza border shows smoke billowing from the Gaza Strip following an Israeli air strike on July 16, 2014. Photo by Jack Guez/AFP/Getty ImagesIsrael’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday that the Israeli...
Citizens of Tacloban sort through the rubble still left in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Credit: Brian Epstein When I was first assigned to travel to the Philippines to see how the city of Tacloban was fairing half a year after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged...
Alexander Hug, Deputy Chief Monitor of the Organization for Cooperation and Security in Europe’s Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, visits the site of the crash of a Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur,...
The audience listens to Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., at a town hall meeting in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin (L); residents attend an afternoon meeting at the urban café “Coffee Makes You Black” in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood July 13....