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  • A Filipino woman prays at morning Mass at Santo Nino church, which was damaged by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philippines, on Sunday.
    David Gilkey / NPR
    5:03pm Nov 18, 2013
    World News World News

    Catholics In Philippines Turn To Church To Cope With Typhoon

    On Sunday, people made their way to church through the rubble and debris caused by Typhoon Haiyan. Parishioners say that in the days after one of the world's most powerful storms crashed into Tacloban, the church has been a focal point for the community, a place to be together and to mourn.
  • 3:10pm Nov 18, 2013
    World News World News National Politics & Government

    Obama Shifts To Foreign Policy Goals During Second Term

    The White House has been fighting to prevent the disastrous rollout of the health care law from defining President Obama's second term. This week, diplomats from the U.S. and other countries are meeting for a second round of negotiations on Iran's nuclear program, and a breakthrough there could shape history's view of this president.
  • 6:09am Nov 18, 2013

    More LED Lights Used In Holiday Displays

    Stores are selling more LED lights this year, which use less energy. As these lights grow cheaper, Wal-Mart says it will devote half its Christmas light shelf space to LED's. Costco won't sell anything else.
  • 6:09am Nov 18, 2013

    Yarn Bombers Strike Statues In Portland, Ore.

    It takes a real craft-oriented city to experience yarn bombing. The latest soft hit: statues decked out in holiday knitwear. Two dolphin statues now sport red and green sweaters. A deer statue wears a pompom cap and legwarmers.
  • 6:09am Nov 18, 2013
    World News World News

    Hundreds Arrested In Massive Child Pornography Ring

    Steve Inskeep talks to Robert Cribb, a reporter with the Toronto Star, who for the past year followed a sweeping investigation into a child pornography ring. The three-year investigation, made public last week, began with a Toronto-based website and led to the arrest of dozens of producers and clients and the rescue of nearly 400 children.
  • 6:09am Nov 18, 2013
    World News World News

    After Stalemate, Regime Troops Gain Against Syrian Rebels

    The Syrian army has been gaining significant ground against the rebels around the capital and in the north city of Aleppo. Analysts say the regime has better allies, superior fire-power and in this sectarian battle, has finally integrated Shiite forces from Hezbollah into a formidable force that is effective against disunited rebels.
  • Robert Shiller and Eugene Fama shared this year's Nobel Memorial Prize.
    1:58pm Nov 17, 2013
    Economy Economy

    What's A Bubble?

    Two Nobel laureates disagree on a basic economic question: Is it possible to reliably spot bubbles before they burst?
  • 8:22am Nov 17, 2013
    World News World News

    Israel Joins Debate Over Nuclear Talks With Iran

    When weekend talks fell apart, no one appeared as relieved as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Linda Wertheimer talks to Jeffrey Goldberg of Bloomberg View and The Atlantic about Israel's opposition to the ongoing negotiations over Iran's nuclear program.
  • New York City subway conductor Paquita Williams (left) and passenger Laura Lane became friends after a two-hour train breakdown.
    12:37pm Nov 15, 2013
    National National

    Making New Connections On A Trapped Subway Train

    Laura Lane was heading to work when her train got stuck. Conductor Paquita Williams was soon walking through the cars, putting passengers at ease in the darkness. Laura was so impressed with how Paquita handled the two-hour ordeal, she wanted to learn more about her.
  • 10:49am Nov 15, 2013
    World News World News

    Devastated Philippine City No Stranger To Calamity

    Novelist Gina Apostol grew up in Tacloban before moving to America. She has relatives in cities near Tacloban, who have been making their way to the shattered area to try to help other family members. She says her family worries about the law and order situation there.
  • 10:49am Nov 15, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government Health & Safety

    Obama Apologizes, Offers Fix To Insurance Cancellations

    President Obama has acknowledged the fumbled rollout of his signature health care law has hurt his credibility and that of fellow Democrats. He offered a minor change to the law in hopes of calming Democratic nerves, and beating back bigger changes proposed by House Republicans.