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This week's votes have been counted, and a mayor called "the punisher," who's joked about rape and killing, is now the president-elect of the Philippines.

The "Trump of the Philippines" Wins Its Presidency

This week's votes have been counted, and a mayor called "the punisher," who's joked about rape and killing, is now the president-elect of the Philippines.

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Climate change activists have an influential new ally who could bring along more than a billion followers.

Pope Francis Goes Green, but Will the Flock Follow?

Climate change activists have an influential new ally who could bring along more than a billion followers.

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In the Philippines, the estimated death toll from Typhoon Haiyan has been reduced from 10,000 to roughly 2,000, but the humanitarian crisis is enormous and aid groups are facing major…

The Race to Provide Typhoon Relief Aid to the Philippines

In the Philippines, the estimated death toll from Typhoon Haiyan has been reduced from 10,000 to roughly 2,000, but the humanitarian crisis is enormous and aid groups are facing major…

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