President Obama is roping in former Presidents George W. Bush and Clinton to help coordinate Haitian earthquake relief efforts. It's a gesture that makes Obama look bipartisan and gives Bush a chance to start shaping his post-presidential legacy.
01/14/2010 05:23 pm
The Haiti earthquake, on top of the Haitian toll, has the United Nations confronting the largest single loss of life for its own personnel in its 65-year history.
01/14/2010 05:09 pm
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In Pictures Rescue teams to Haiti
US presidents visit disaster areas in America all the time. President Obama can build on his good response to the Haitian quake so far by bearing personal witness to this tragedy.
01/14/2010 03:46 pm
Developing nations typically don't have emergency supplies stockpiled for disasters like the Haiti earthquake.
01/14/2010 03:16 pm
The White House on Thursday lashed out at the controversial comments on Haiti Pat Robertson made. The "700 Club" host said Haitians had made a 'pact with the devil.' The White House also criticized remarks by Rush Limbaugh.
01/14/2010 03:11 pm
Pat Robertson said the Haiti earthquake was God's punishment for Haitian slaves' 'pact with the devil' to win freedom from France. But many French noted that Haiti's revolution was inspired by France's and considered an early exercise in self-determination.
01/14/2010 02:15 pm
How does the expected Haiti earthquake death toll compare to other natural disasters in recent history?
01/14/2010 02:13 pm
Corporations from across economic sectors including Google, Wal-Mart, Wells Fargo, and GM are donating to Haiti's earthquake relief.
01/14/2010 01:49 pm