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…

Images of this week's massive earthquake in Haiti are now flowing out of the country as aid workers and journalists flow in. What we have seen so far confirms the obvious: devastation is massive and widespread. Buildings collapsed. Homes destroyed.

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Treating the injured is still the first priority in Port au Prince, but experts are raising the alarm about the urgent need to address other health issues before it's too late. Dr. Tammam Aloudat, of the International Federation of Red…

President Obama spoke in the diplomatic room of the White House for the second time in as many days Thursday to address the U.S. government's ongoing response to the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti this week. He announced that U.S.

Tuesday's magnitude 7.0 earthquake was the largest recorded in Haiti since 1770, but more than a dozen quakes of that size have shaken the country's Caribbean neighbors repeatedly over the past centuries. That's because Hispaniola, the Caribbean Island Haiti…

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