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Typhoon Haiyan, called Yolanda in the Philippines, tore through the Southeast Asian country on Friday as one of the strongest storms to ever hit land. Early estimates place about 1,200 dead in the wake of the storm's wrath.

President Barack Obama issued an apology for his "you can keep your plan" with Obamacare ideology as millions learn they will lose their current health care plan due to the new law.

Temple University hosted its first ever Hootathon, a dance marathon fundraiser to raise money for the Children's Hostpital of Philadelphia.

The Kendrick Johnson case continues to become more suspicious as video surveillance and the coroner's testimony come out.

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Layla is a senior magazine journalism student with a passion for politics, cultural events and of course, shopping, with aspirations of working as an on staff writer at a major magazine in NYC.Believe it or not, Layla enjoys working out (if you know her, you'd probably say not) but can't seem to find time for it this semester with her semi-hectic schedule (no excuse, she knows). She also loves shopping, getting out of the city, hanging out with friends, playing instruments and singing, and dancing even though she sucks at it!Follow her on twitter @laylajayla, on Instagram @baelay and on her blog at loafersnlipstick.tumblr.com!
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