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  • January 13, 2010   BY Simon Marks  

    Ansel Herz, a Texas native and freelance journalist, spoke to us this afternoon from outside a U.N. peacekeepers’ base in the capital of Port-au-Prince, where he has been living for four months. He described scenes of carnage and desperate attempts … Continue reading

  • January 13, 2010   BY Maureen Hoch  

    This raw footage from APTN shows the damage at the United Nation’s office in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after Tuesday’s devastating earthquake. Stay tuned for ongoing coverage of the situation in Haiti online and on tonight’s NewsHour broadcast.

  • January 13, 2010   BY Talea Miller  

    Pledges for financial aid and rescue workers for Haiti are pouring in from around the globe, as aid organizations on the ground start to assess the magnitude of the humanitarian crisis left in the wake of Tuesday’s devastating quake. Country … Continue reading

  • January 13, 2010   BY Simon Marks  

    Father Gerry Creedon, pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Arlington, Va., has been visiting Haiti for 19 years and left Port-au-Prince Tuesday morning — just hours before the massive quake struck there. Creedon arrived in Haiti on Jan. … Continue reading

  • January 13, 2010   BY Quinn Bowman  

    The top coordinator for the U.S. response to the massive earthquake in Haiti said the government’s first priority is to direct resources toward finding and rescuing people trapped by the earthquake. The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Administrator Rajiv Shah … Continue reading

  • January 13, 2010   BY Quinn Bowman  

    President Barack Obama pledged this morning that the United States would offer a rapid response to help Haiti dig out from the “especially cruel and incomprehensible” 7.0 earthquake that shook the Caribbean nation on Tuesday. “I have directed my administration … Continue reading

  • January 13, 2010   BY Jason M. Breslow  

    For readers looking to contribute to the relief effort in Haiti, here are a few of the organizations collecting donations. NPR has also compiled a list, which you can find here: Hope for Haiti Now Action Against Hunger AmeriCares American … Continue reading

  • January 13, 2010   BY Jason M. Breslow  

    While the earthquake in Haiti is the main story we’re watching today, here are few other headlines of note this morning: Google has announced it will stop censoring search results in China and threatened to pull out of the country … Continue reading

  • January 13, 2010   BY Jason M. Breslow  

    Haiti is bracing for massive casualties Wednesday morning as international aid groups scramble to piece together a response to the devastating magnitude-7.0 earthquake that struck the island nation late Tuesday afternoon. The quake, the worst to hit Haiti in more … Continue reading

  • January 13, 2010   BY Margaret Warner  

    Early Wednesday morning, the U.S. government planned to take an aerial assessment of the damage in Haiti’s earthquake zone near the capital Port-au-Prince and send search and rescue teams, along with food, water and temporary shelters. Assistant Secretary of State … Continue reading