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A rescue worker uses sticks to mark the location where bodies of victims have been found at the site of the crash of a Malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur in Grabove, in rebel-held east Ukraine, on Friday. President...
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...
Eruptions of violence between Israelis and Palestinians continued for a second week, culminating with Israel launching a ground offensive into Gaza on Thursday. The PBS NewsHour has aired a series of interviews offering different takes on the...
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...
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...
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...