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  • Typhoon Haiyan: Where does it rank among huge storms?

    Typhoon Haiyan has claimed thousands of lives on The Philippines island of Leyte, and frantic efforts are under way to get food, water, and medical care to tens of thousands of survivors. The storm may be among the most powerful ever recorded. What are some of the others?

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  • Typhoon Haiyan: Where does it rank among huge storms?

    Typhoon Haiyan has claimed thousands of lives on The Philippines island of Leyte, and frantic efforts are under way to get food, water, and medical care to tens of thousands of survivors. The storm may be among the most powerful ever recorded. What are some of the others?

  • The Manor

    A grand Long Island manor – inhabited by members of the same family since 1735 – offers a glimpse into the forgotten history of Northern slavery.

  • Tropical storm Chantal: Caribbean prepares as storm nears (+video)

    Tropical storm Chantal makes its way towards the small islands of the Lesser Antilles late Monday afternoon. Forecasters say tropical storm Chantal could be near hurricane strength on Wednesday before it reaches Hispaniola, the island shared by the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

  • Tropical storm Chantal heads for Caribbean (+video)

    Tropical storm Chantal moves toward the Lesser Antilles, after forming in the Atlantic. Tropical storm Chantal had maximum sustained winds early Monday of near 45 m.p.h. with some strengthening expected over the next two days.

  • Stir It Up! Chipotle shredded beef flatbread sandwiches

    The best part about the components of this dish is that you can mix and match the pieces. Enjoy the corn and bean relish as part of this sandwich or with a bowl of tortilla chips. Enjoy the queso drizzled over a hamburger or tossed with macaroni. Even the spicy beef can be served on its own with a side of mashed potatoes.

  • Giant snail invasion hits South Florida. Gooey mess.

    Giant snail invasion puts more than 500 plant species and even stucco and plaster at risk. More than 1,000 giant African land snails caught each week in Miami and invasion expected to spread in upcoming rainy season. 

  • Stir It Up! Guyanese-style chicken chowmein

    Sometimes you just crave chowmein. Using chowmein noodles, marinaded chicken, and veggies like beans, carrots, and green onion, you can make your own version at home.

  • Cover Story Who's filling America's church pews

    In Puritan New England, Protestant and Catholic churches are declining while evangelical and Pentecostal groups are rising. Why the nation's most secular region may hint at the future of religion.

  • Indebted Caribbean tax havens look to tax foreign investors

    Industry analysts say new fees and taxes could bring in needed money to a region where some debts are near that of Greece. But could they scare off investors?

  • Rio Summit: Environmentalists slam agreements as too weak

    Rio Summit: Expectations were low, and environmentalists say that texts diplomats agreed upon fail to set sustainable development goals.

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Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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