Anderson and his team saw the devastation in Tacloban up close. But the full extent of the destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan is still coming into focus. Anderson rode with U.S. Marines to view the damage to Samar Island.
Anderson, along with CNN reporters Andrew Stevens, Paula Hancocks, and Nick Paton Walsh have been covering the devastation in Tacloban. Six days after Typhoon Haiyan hit, they discuss the relief effort, the Philippine government's response to the disaster, and the humanitarian crisis that is still unfolding.
Six days into the Typhoon Haiyan disaster, there are some signs of progress in the Philippines. Aid flights are landing in hard hit Tacloban, and supplies are beginning to reach desperate survivors. Bodies, which were left in the streets for days, are finally being collected. Paula Hancocks takes a look at the progress being made, and how much more needs to be done.
Anderson spoke with Brigadier General Paul Kennedy who is leading the American relief mission in Tacloban.
In its first month, just 106,185 people signed up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Fewer than 27,000 did it, using the government's troubled web site. These are not the numbers the Obama Administration hoped to release today. Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash has the latest on what this means for the White House, and the millions of Americans who need to purchase coverage under the law.
Wolf discussed all of this with Newsweek and Daily Beast Special Correspondent Peter Beinart, Democratic strategist Paul Begala and political analyst Gloria Borger.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted to buying illegal drugs within the past two years, while in office. The confession came during a tense city council meeting, where members voted 37-5 to ask Mayor Ford to take a leave of absence. CNN's Paula Newton has the latest.
A hospital at Tacloban's airport that's short on supplies and short on manpower is one of the few places where typhoon victims can seek treatment. Other hospitals were forced to shut their doors and turn away the sick and dying. Amid the chaos and desperation there, Anderson meets one mother who named her newborn child after the storm that nearly took their lives.
Richard Nares lost his son to leukemia in 2000. Today, his nonprofit, the Emilio Nares Foundation, provides transportation and support for low-income children battling cancer in San Diego. The group gives more than 2,500 free rides each year.
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