| Apr 12, 2010
| 2:57 PM
Volunteers in Cumberland County are collecting items for Haiti, helping people rebuild the earthquake-stricken country.
"They have everything here for everybody," volunteer Norma Sherman said. "Every need that is needed, I think we have it here."...
| Apr 16, 2010
| 8:11 PM
Released from federal detention earlier this month, Haitian earthquake survivors Mackenson Luberice and James Dorinville hoped for an end to what they call a nightmarish round of confusion and depression that began at the Port-au-Prince airport when...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 3:31 PM
Two administrators at a Bedford-Stuyvestant school, hit hard by the Haiti earthquake disaster, are working toward adopting young children victimized by the tragedy.
Assistant Principals, Henry Renelus and Regina Tottenham, both full time parents with...
| Mar 21, 2010
Let's do a quick exercise.
Let's say you go to the doctor and the doctor says to you, "I'm sorry, but you only have two months to live." After the initial shock of hearing the news, what would you then focus on? What things would you need to say to...
| Jun 8, 2010
First-year University of Central Florida medical student Anika Mirick and a few of her classmates recently learned a valuable lesson — outside the classroom — about the power of medicine.
Thanks to Mirick and several other UCF students who...
| Jun 22, 2010
| 6:56 AM
FORT LAUDERDALE -- An American Airlines flight attendant can add delivering a baby to her in-flight accommodations.
Patricia Sund helped deliver a baby boy on a flight from Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
It happened on June 11 aboard...
| Apr 15, 2010
A lawyer says Haiti has dropped kidnapping charges against nine of the 10 U.S. missionaries who were arrested trying to take a busload of children out of the quake-ravaged country.
The group's leader, Laura Silsby of Boise, Idaho, remains jailed in...
| Oct 24, 2010
| 7:41 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- A spreading cholera outbreak in rural Haiti threatened to outpace aid groups as they stepped up efforts Saturday hoping to keep the disease from reaching the squalid camps of earthquake survivors in Port-au-Prince.
| Oct 31, 2010
Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat ( Princeton University Press: 181 pp., $19.95) "Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. This is what I've always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 3:50 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Mud up to their ankles and a steady rain falling on their tents, residents of Haiti's earthquake camps ignored warnings to leave their makeshift homes as Hurricane Tomas bore down on their deforested and flood-prone...
| Dec 1, 2010
Dr. Evelyn Wong of Glendale Adventist Medical Center said she is just an ordinary person, but her profession has given her the opportunity to do some extraordinary things.
On Nov. 5, Wong was recognized for one of those opportunities, when she helped...