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Strongest Cyclone of 2013 Slams Philippines

The strongest tropical cyclone of the year has slammed into the central Philippines after President Benigno Aquino ordered mass evacuations to reduce the risk of disaster. Super Typhoon Haiyan, known as Yolanda in the Philippines, made landfall in Samar province early Friday, with sustained winds of 315 kilometers per hour and gusts of 379 kilometers per hour. In a national address on Thursday, President Aquino said there is a "very real danger," but he added that "no...

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