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The Red Cross' secret disaster

In 2012, two massive storms pounded the United States, leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless, hungry or without power for days and weeks. Americans believed the Red Cross was up to the job of easing the suffering left in the storms' wake. They were wrong.

Thursday - 10/30/2014, 04:17pm EDT

Tags: ProPublica, Red Cross, superstorm Sandy, hurricane isaac, charity,

Local Filipino community rallies to help typhoon victims

The destruction Typhoon Haiyan hits close to home for a local community still wrestling with a way to respond to the devastation that's 8,500 miles away from Washington.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 08:24am EST

Tags: typhoon haiyan, oxon hill, Md., St. Columba Catholic School, Andrew Mollenbeck