Local officials in the Philippines say the death toll in a central province that took the brunt of Typhoon Haiyan could reach as high as 10,000. Police and provincial officials provided the estimate Sunday after assessing damage in Leyte province where they say the destruction was overwhelming.
While parts of the United States already have snow, the Washington area is still enjoying the colors of fall. Warm temperatures helped delay the appearance of the beautiful red, orange and yellow foliage. Deborah Block has produced this video essay focusing on the amazing patterns of the leaves as they slowly change color.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Egyptian civilian and military leaders Sunday in the highest-ranking U.S. visit to Cairo since the coup against President Mohamed Morsi. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports, Kerry called for transparent justice a day before the start of the trial of the former president.