By The Associated Press
The U.S. and other governments and agencies are mounting a major relief effort to help victims of the Philippine typhoon.
Brian Goldbeck, acting ambassador at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, issued a disaster declaration to provide an immediate $100,000 for relief efforts.
By BECKY BOHRERAssociated Press
Alaska's plan to stash stockpiles of emergency food in case the state is cut off from supplies by a disaster has hit a bump.
The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs this week canceled its solicitation for proposals after receiving just one response