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  • Madonna is in Haiti to visit humanitarian projects that ex-husband Sean Penn has been overseeing since the Caribbean nation's devastating earthquake in 2010, the actor said Monday.
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  • A traditional Haitian rara band loudly snaked through the crowd.
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  • Family members of Haitians who survived a boat capsizing in the waters off Miami want them released by immigration authorities.
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  • Ten people were found clinging to the hull of a small boat that capsized early Wednesday in the waters off South Florida.
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  • The Haiti humanitarian group for Hollywood star Sean Penn says it will sponsor five Haitian runners in the New York City Marathon in November.
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  • President Michel Martelly urged Haitians to recall the thousands who lost their lives in a devastating earthquake three years ago.
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  • As the three-year mark approaches of the devastating earthquake in Haiti that killed, injured and displaced hundreds of thousands of people, actor- activist Sean Penn describes life in the country's capital city.
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  • The Haitian government says at least 24 people have died in accidents related to Tropical Storm Isaac.
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  • Tropical Storm Isaac barely stirred Florida Keys residents from their fabled nonchalance Sunday, while the Gulf Coast braced for it's arrival.
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  • Tropical Storm Isaac pushed over Cuba on Saturday after sweeping across Haiti's southern peninsula, where it caused flooding and at least four deaths.
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  • Some local doctors have donated their time, expertise and generosity to help a student in Haiti get a much-needed surgery.
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  • Action News
  • The government of Haiti says at least 40 people have drowned when a bus overturned in a rain-swollen river east of the southern city of Jeremie.
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  • A group of Lower Merion High School students has just returned from Haiti where they helped build a school for local villagers.
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  • Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn has accepted an award from a gathering of Nobel Peace Prize laureates for his work in earthquake-ravaged Haiti.
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  • Actor Sean Penn has been named ambassador at large for Haiti in recognition of his humanitarian work since the 2010 earthquake.
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  • Haitian President Michel Martelly said Friday he will host Oprah Winfrey when she visits the Caribbean nation.
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  • The Haiti aid group run by Hollywood actor Sean Penn says it has received a $2.25 million grant to help more than 500 people.
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  • Former Tropical Storm Emily has regenerated as a weak tropical depression, but it is expected to move away from the Bahamas and the U.S. Coast on Sunday.
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  • Emily damage in Haiti
  • The director of Haiti's civil protection agency says rain from Tropical Storm Emily has damaged several hundred homes in the Artibonite region of the country.
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  • On a recent night in Carrefour, a densely packed city of twisted streets outside the Haitian capital, a band of thieves surrounded Roseline Sylvain's home and slashed the plastic sheet that is the simple structure's only wall.
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  • A Michigan man who ran a residential center for poor children in Haiti has been indicted on charges of child sex tourism, federal prosecutors said Friday.
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  • Ali Gormans Trip to Haiti
  • Ali took her camera along for her trip to Haiti and brought back these photos.
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  • Ali Gorman in Haiti
  • Action News reporter and registered nurse Ali Gorman is in Haiti this week, joining doctors and nurses from Project Medishare.
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  • Ali Gormans Trip to Haiti
  • Click play to watch Ali Gorman's final video blog of her trip to Haiti.
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  • Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton outlined Wednesday the daunting task awaiting Haiti's incoming president: 650,000 in camps, a rubble-strewn capital, a broken judicial system and the looming hurricane season. She said the U.S. will help the impoverished, earthquake-ravaged Caribbean nation "all the way."
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  • Ali Gorman in Haiti
  • Click play to watch her report filed from Port-au-Prince
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  • Ali Gorman
  • Click play to watch her report from a hospital in Port-au-Prince
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  • Colombian singer Shakira danced with students in Haiti on Thursday as she celebrated the renovation of a historic Catholic girls school damaged in the country's devastating 2010 earthquake.
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  • Wyclef Jean
  • Musician Wyclef Jean said Sunday that a bullet grazed his hand as he stepped out of a car to make a telephone call, but he said he was only slightly injured.
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  • One candidate is a musician with a bad-boy past. The other is a former first lady with a long political resume. Haiti's voters will choose one of them Sunday to lead a country where anger with the government runs deep and nearly a million people are living on the streets.
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  • Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide is getting celebrity treatment following his arrival in Haiti after seven years in exile.
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  • Actor Danny Glover arrived in S. Africa on Thursday to escort former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide home.
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  • Charlie Sheen
  • Sean Penn says he thinks Charlie Sheen could do a lot of good in Haiti.
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  • Beyonce says she donated money she received for performing for the Gadhafi clan to Haiti relief efforts.
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  • J%C3%B4seline Pretto Simmons skating during her performance at the University of Delaware.
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  • A young Haitian-American skater wanted to do her part to help people in that earthquake-ravaged nation.
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  • Hillary Clinton
  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will press for a resolution of Haiti's political crisis.
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  • Haitian authorities moved toward trying Jean-Claude Duvalier for alleged corruption and embezzlement during his brutal 15-year rule, opening an investigation against the former dictator whose unexpected return from exile took an already tense nation by surprise.
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  • From a posh hotel room, Haiti's former dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier has been greeting old friends but is giving no public insight into why he suddenly returned to the country he fled a generation ago.
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  • Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier, a once feared and reviled dictator who was ousted in a popular uprising nearly 25 years ago, made a surprise return to Haiti.
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  • The air was choked with memory Wednesday in this city where everyone lost a brother, a child, a cousin or a friend. One year after the earthquake, Haitians marched down empty, rubble-lined streets singing hymns and climbed broken buildings to hang wreaths of flowers.
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  • Sarah Palin urged Americans on Sunday not to forget Haiti as she wrapped up a weekend visit to an aid group's sites in this country vexed by a cholera epidemic, earthquake reconstruction and political crisis.
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  • Haiti tent city
  • Hurricane Tomas pushed northward from Haiti on Saturday, leaving villagers to mop up, evacuees to return to their tents and most everyone relieved that the country did not suffer what could have been its first big disaster since the January earthquake.
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  • The U.S. military on Saturday began flights over Haiti to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Tomas.
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  • Haiti tent city
  • For nearly 10 months, more than 1 million people in Haiti's earthquake camps have been walking a precarious line: Trying to get out and find good homes without losing their tents and the possessions they still have.
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  • A hurricane may hit Haiti this week, adding to the woes of a nation where cholera is spreading in the countryside.
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  • Cholera outbreak in Haiti
  • A cholera outbreak that has killed more than 250 people in rural Haiti is stabilizing.
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  • Cholera outbreak in Haiti
  • At least 142 people have died in a cholera outbreak, and aid groups are rushing in medicine.
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