News on the Philippines disaster and Veterans Day.


News to know

Relief efforts began in earnest today in the Philippines, which was hit by one of the worst storms ever recorded. Officials are saying the death toll could reach 10,000. Efforts today involved more than 200 U.S. military members who are on the ground to help in rescue and recovery operations.

Quote of note

"There are no political parties in a foxhole, just Americans with a common belief worth fighting for: each other." - Capt. T.J. Carnes, veteran of the Iraq War and war in Afghanistan, in relaying his military experience to CNN.

Hot video: Obama: 'We will never forget'

President Obama honored the veterans of the United States military Monday during a ceremony at the Arlington National Cemetery. He promised America's support to all those who had fought for their country.


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