Orlando de Guzman reports from the Sulu Archipelago, a dangerous region in the southern Philippines where rebels with suspected links to al Qaeda are active, and so are US-backed government troops trying to hunt the rebels down
It's the worst typhoon ever recorded to hit the Philippines, and possibly to make landfall anywhere. Thousands are dead and hundreds of thousands displaced. International relief efforts have begun, but some areas remain inaccessible.
When Pope Francis holds a Catholic Mass in Manila this weekend, he's expected to draw up to six million people. But there are conflicting hopes and expectations for what he'll say to Asia's most populous Catholic country.
Many of Washington's stately buildings on Embassy Row are falling into disrepair, and that's because many countries are moving their embassies to downtown DC, as Correspondent Rebecca Martinez has the story.
Residents of the Philippines are scrambling to prepare for Typhoon Parma. This storm is expected to hit just days after another storm, Typhoon Ketsana, killed more than 200 people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Glen Marboloc of Oxfam in Manila.
The United States was among the first foreign nations to move in to help the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan's devastation. The US has long had close, though not always happy, ties with the island nation.
Pope Francis brought a "Mercy and Compassion" theme to the Philippines during his five-day visit. But despite the huge crowds that flocked to see the pontiff and celebrate Mass, activists say real issues of social justice were hidden from Francis by the government.