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Wait Continues In The Philippines: 'We Have Nothing To Eat'

While the aid effort continues to ramp up, many in the typhoon-ravaged nation are still waiting for food, water and adequate shelter. "Nothing. Nothing happened," one survivor said Friday after waiting hours for food aid that never arrived.
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Typhoon Survivors In Tacloban Desperate For Food, Clean Water

It's been one week since the typhoon that destroyed most of the city of Tacloban in the eastern Philippines. People there are still in need of the basics like food, water and shelter. Almost every business in the city was shut down by the storm.
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Sen. Graham Holds Up Confirmations Over Benghazi Attack

South Carolina Senator Lindsay Graham is often criticized by Tea Party oriented Republicans on issues like immigration. There is, however, one topic that is endearing him to conservatives: Benghazi. Graham has vowed to block administration nominations in the Senate until Congress is allowed to interview survivors from last year's attack on the U.S. mission in Libya by armed militants.
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In France, Some Ask If Racism Is On The Rise

France is deep in debate, wondering if there's a resurgence of an old, colonial racism, or if people have just become more tolerant of bigots.The questions stem from a series of race-based taunts against Justice Minister Christiane Taubira, who is black.
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Philippines Disaster Rekindles Fight Over Food Aid Reform

The Philippine disaster is an example why it increasingly makes sense to buy food close to where its needed rather than ship it across the globe. Most U.S. food aid, though, travels to hotspots from U.S. ports. Critics say that wastes time and money.
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End Of An Era: India's Greatest Cricketer Begins Final Match

Combine the records of baseball legends Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron and Pete Rose, and that approximates what India's most revered sportsman, Sachin Tendulkar, achieved on the cricket field during his fabled 24-year career. The ascent of the sport's superstar coincided with the rise of the new India.
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Obama To Congress: 'Let's See' Before Any New Iran Sanctions

The president says the U.S. should give negotiators more time to reach a deal on Tehran's nuclear program before passing tougher restrictions.
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Images of Tacloban: Before and After Typhoon Haiyan

Animated GIFs of satellite images show the before and after effects of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
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If Childbirth Isn't Hard Enough, Add An Earthquake And A Typhoon

Audie Cornish talks with Dr. Angelito Umali, maternal health officer for UNFPA Philippines, who's on the island province of Bohol. The UNFPA is addressing maternal health concerns following the Oct. 15 earthquake that destroyed much of Bohol, and added complications brought on by Typhoon Haiyan.
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Tacloban Begins To Bury The Dead As Aid Starts Coming In

Aid is beginning to move in the typhoon-hit regions of the Philippines, but many places have yet to be reached. In the city of Tacloban, authorities began burying many of the dead there.

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