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Monday, November 11, 2013

Two young boys look at the devastation in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan on November 10, 2013 in Tacloban City, Leyte, Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, packing maximum sustained winds of 195 mph. (Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)

Philippines Devastated After Super Typhoon Haiyan | With Half a Million Displaced After Haiyan, Relief Effort Begins in Philippines | Putting Together the Puzzle Pieces of JFK's Legacy | VA Trims Veterans Benefits Backlog | On Veterans Day, Advice for Veterans From Veterans | Jazz Musician Vijay Iyer Gives Voice to War Veterans

Philippines Devastated After Super Typhoon Haiyan

About 10,000 are feared dead in the Philippines in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded. The storm has affected some 4.5 million people. U.S...

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U.S. Filipino Community Comes Together to Help From Afar

Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, blasted ashore in the Philippines over the weekend and left thousands dead and displaced as many as a half million...

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Putting Together the Puzzle Pieces of JFK's Legacy

On November 22, the nation will pause to reflect on the 50 years since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. As historian Robert Caro says in "American Experience: JFK," a n...

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VA Trims Veterans Benefits Backlog

Disabilities incurred during combat last a lifetime though, and yet a lifetime is what it feels like to be a part of the backlog of veterans awaiting disability compensation from the ...

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On Veterans Day, Advice for Veterans From Veterans

Veterans face a myriad of challenges when they return from service, and no one better understands these barriers—and how to overcome them—than veterans themselves. Jason Wasieleski, a...

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Musician Vijay Iyer Gives Voice to Veterans

Musician Vijay Iyer is an acclaimed jazz pianist and composer and one of this year's recipients of a MacArthur Genius Grant. He has a new album out with poet/performer Mike Ladd calle...

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