President Barack Obama Sunday issued an executive order mobilizing selected military reserves, including medical staff to work from hospital ships and Coast Guard personnel, to bolster aid efforts in Haiti. He wrote it is "necessary to augment the active Armed…

Democratic lawmakers headed back to the White House Friday afternoon for another round of negotiations on health care reform. Senate Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said that he expected a deal on a bill in the next 72 hours,…

We caught up again Friday with freelance journalist Ansel Herz, a radio reporter who has been living in Haiti for the last four months. He addressed various reports of violence increasing in the streets of Haiti. "I've seen no weapons…

BROOKLYN, N.Y.--The Haitians and Haitian-Americans of New York can see the newsstand photos of unimaginable suffering. They watch hour after hour of the television coverage that is now flowing freely from Port au Prince. For most of us, that coverage…

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In all the public statements we've heard about the Haitian tragedy -- from President Barack Obama, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or USAID chief Rajiv Shah -- no one had mentioned a key concern underlying the aggressive U.S. response. But…

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