Philippines President Benigno Aquino defended preparations ahead of last week's devastating storm. Others say local governments failed to mobilize to force evacuations and that the country's response to such disasters is mainly reactive.
The more than 300,000 Filipinos who live in southern California are holding auctions and sponsoring events such as 5K walks in the wake of typhoon Haiyan. Here are ways that you can contribute to the relief efforts, too.
As arguments revive over Obamacare (Affordable Care Act), the 150th anniversary of the International Committee of the Red Cross is a time to learn from a group that first championed nonpartisan, neutral respect for a universal right to health.
Dozens of people were dead and others buried in rubble on Tuesday following four days of fighting in a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. While the country mourns the dead, investigators continue their work to identify the attackers.