Filipinos across the world have watched with fear and concern as their family and friends in the Philippines struggle in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. US Filipinos are ramping up their remittances of cash to do their share in the recovery.
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Trash is cash for many living in the Quezon City dumpsite near Manila in the Philippines but it's also perilous. Ten years ago a pile of rain soaked garbage crashed down, burying nearly 300 squatters. Reporter Simone Orendain visited the dumpsite.
The population of Asian Americans grew by nearly 50 percent between 2000 and 2010. And nowhere have their numbers swelled more quickly than in Nevada. The World's Jason Margolis looks at this potential voting bloc for the November elections.
There's been relative peace and quiet between Israel and Syria for years. Sure, Israel would occasionally strike out at what it saw as Syria threatening its security, but things have mostly remained quiet. But, recently, as Syria's civil wars devolves into mayhem, the peace had been punctured with threats and missile strikes.
One week after Typhoon Haiyan, or Typhoon Yolanda is it is known locally, ravaged the central Philippines, the scope of the tragedy is still hard to grasp. One reporter describes the situation today in Tacloban.