| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:46 PM
It`s not a matter of if they are ready, It`s when they are needed.
“If we do need to go down, we have medical people, we have supplies ready to go at any time there is a disaster in Haiti,” said Tim Ryan, Director of 'Haiti Needs You'....
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:55 PM
After pounding Hispaniola, Cuba, and the Florida Keys, Tropical Storm Isaac may be taking aim on Louisiana later this week.
Computer forecast models are now showing a track of this system further to the west, and perhaps making landfall in Louisiana,...
| Aug 26, 2012
| 10:08 PM
Heavy rain and strong wind from Tropical Storm Isaac pounded parts of south Florida on Sunday, but the threat to the state lessened as forecasters said the storm would move west of its originally predicted path.
Isaac, which should strengthen into a...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 2:15 PM
A registered nurse in Roanoke is on a mission, literally. Eugenia Lindsey is getting ready for a possible mission trip to Vietnam in a few months. She's encouraging more healthcare professionals from our region to take part in mission work around the...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The snide comments surprised Randy Kurtz, who figured she was suffering the same harrowing rites of passage as her U.S. Naval Academy classmates as they trudged through the plebe summer of 1978.
"You don't belong here," the male midshipmen might say. A...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:35 PM
For Deacon Emile Ambroise, helping his fellow Haitian-Americans was a family affair. He often brought his wife and four children with him to help serve, teach and counsel.
"We all contributed," said daughter Mathilde Ambroise, a marriage and family...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:22 PM
"Farewell, Fred Voodoo"
By Amy Wilentz
Simon & Schuster; 329 pages
Fred Voodoo, we learn from Amy Wilentz's candid new book, is not a person but an epithet — the Haitian equivalent, more or less, of Joe Average. Wilentz spent years in Haiti as...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Join us Tuesday for a live video conversation with award-winning author Amy Wilentz about her new book, "Farewell, Fred Voodoo." After a massive earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, Wilentz, a journalist who has been writing about the country for more...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 5:54 PM
A few years ago, Tyson Ritter, the lean lead singer of the All-American Rejects, was a walking rock 'n' roll cliche.
After experiencing "life-changing" success thanks to "Gives You Hell" — his band's 2008 single that sold more than 4 million copies...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 10:43 AM
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Operators of an orphanage in Haiti have sued journalist and author Mitch Albom along with one of his charities over the philanthropic effort.
This week in suburban Detroit the operators of the Caring and Sharing Mission in...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:05 AM
United Nations -- Embroiled in his campaign for re-election, President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday in a sweeping speech meant to honor slain Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, confront Iran and Syria, and...