| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
WASHINGTON — One hundred additional U.S. Marines and sailors flew to the Philippines on Monday as part of a growing international effort to help survivors of one of the largest Pacific storms on record.
Rescuers are still in the early stages of...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Hartford's Clare Gallery focuses on art dealing with religious themes (it's in a church). And perhaps no recent disaster generated a greater response from faith-based communities than the 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Artist Dianne G. Coyle, working from...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:36 PM
COSTA MESA — There were several messages delivered, and messages within messages, and symbolism wrapped in tragedy and triumph when Kermit Alexander spoke to the Costa Mesa High football team Wednesday afternoon.
But before he talked about his...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Three and a half years ago, disaster struck Haiti. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit near Port-au-Prince on Jan. 12, 2010. More than 200,000 lives were lost. Almost 2 million people were left homeless, countless children were orphaned, buildings crumbled and...
| May 22, 2013
Bridgeport's reform-minded schools superintendent has come under fire from the state's largest teachers union, which on Tuesday filed a complaint accusing the district of illegally excluding teachers, parents and community leaders from the educational...
| May 31, 2013
The state's education commissioner dismissed a teacher's union complaint Thursday against the Bridgeport public school district.
Commissioner Stefan Pryor said in a letter that he is dismissing the complaint because the complainant -- Gary...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:19 PM
From Sierra Leone, from Peru, from Nepal and elsewhere, the nine lives at the heart of "Girl Rising" are impossible to ignore. This consciousness-raising documentary from filmmaker Richard E. Robbins risks making the harsh conditions these girls have...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Before her panel at the L.A. Times Festival of Book, journalist and author Amy Wilentz dropped in at our video booth to talk about how she came to write her latest book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo."
Written after Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake, this...
| May 11, 2013
Mary Novotny Jeffries was 11 when she lost her right leg, from the hip down, to bone cancer.
When she returned to the home she shared with her parents and eight siblings on Chicago's South Side, everything — and nothing — had changed.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Pamela Anderson is running in the New York City marathon in November to help raise funds for Haiti.
Now if only the streets of New York were lined with sand and everyone were required to wear a red swimsuit ...
The former "Baywatch" babe, 46, has...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Say you could hop into a DeLorean and travel back to when life on Earth began. Would fish migrate from water to land? Would the dinosaurs go extinct? At the end of our trip, would we still encounter life as we now know it?
Some scientists don’t...