1. Tragedy

    2 Americans Dead in Philippines

    LEYTE, PHILIPPINES - NOVEMBER 12:  Stranded American missionaries are evacuated by the US military on November 12, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Four days after the Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region many have nothing left, they are without food or power and most lost their homes. Around 10,000 people are feared dead in the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year.  (Photo by Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images)

    Dondi Tawatao

    Two Americans are among the 10,000 thought to be killed in the monsterous typhoon that has devastated the Philippines. The State Department announced the number and said it could rise as more information comes in. The U.S. Embassy in Manila is assisting families of the victims, and a team will travel to the affected area on Wednesday. International aid efforts have been scrambling to provide assistance to the more than 9 million people impacted by the storm, including 600,000 displaced.

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