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Philippine typhoon death toll jumps

Philippine typhoon death toll jumps

Tacloban, Reuters—The death toll from one of the world’s most powerful typhoons surged to about 4,000 on Friday, but the aid effort was still so patchy bodies lay uncollected as rescuers tried to evacuate stricken communities across the central Philippines....
Typhoon-struck Philippine city begins mass burial

Typhoon-struck Philippine city begins mass burial

Tacloban, Associated Press—Workers in this typhoon-shattered city buried scores of unidentified bodies in a hillside mass burial Thursday as desperately needed aid began to reach some of the half-million people displaced by the disaster. Dozens more bodies were lined...