| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:40 PM
People remain fascinated by Casey Anthony, but it's no fun being engulfed in the rumors about her. Just ask People magazine writer Steve Helling. Some people think he's in the photo of Anthony dining out last week in Lake Worth. He is not. “I really...
| Feb 3, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI
From LAX, Spirit, American, Delta, United and Copa offer connecting service (change of plane) to Port-au-Prince. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $708, including all taxes and fees. Have connections lined up...
| 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...
| Feb 3, 2013
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Two turns off the alley and I was hopelessly lost.
In less than five minutes, I couldn't see the guest house where I had been staying for a week, even though it was one of the taller buildings in Haiti. With a few quick...
| 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...
| Dec 23, 2012
Chicago architect Ann Clark is designing a boarding school that will sit in a saddle-shaped field of mostly beans in Grand-Bois, Haiti.
Among the challenges: One side of the field slopes more than 25 degrees, and getting there is rougher than white-...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 9:40 AM
A family in Hudsonville that has been working to help Haiti for years is preparing to make a drastic move to help the struggling country rebuild. In January, Nate and Brenda Yonker will be packing up their home and moving to Haiti, along with their five...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:23 PM
Two Aberdeen nurses on a medical mission to help Haiti were caught by the destruction of Hurricane Sandy, at one point making a human chain to cross water.
Suzanne Hofer and Jamie Kenny arrived in Aberdeen on Tuesday afternoon after about two weeks...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 11:48 AM
As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean -- becoming more powerful mile by mile -- it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night.
The possibility of stinging rain and tree-bending wind...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 4:46 AM
With Tropical Storm Isaac gaining strength and continuing to march toward Florida, a hurricane watch was posted late Friday for the Florida Keys, and a tropical storm warning is in effect for mainland South Florida.On the east coast, the tropical storm...