On Wednesday, Nov. 13, we turned to the Philippines to check in on how the relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan are fanning out in the country’s devastated Eastern Visayas region. CNN’s Ivan Watson is reporting on the ground in the Philippines, and he offered a sober take on what this typhoon looks like.
There are many, many other charity organizations mobilizing to help assist the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. If you feel compelled to give, feel free to use our brief guide as a starting point.Comments 
“The use of [Mayor-Elect Bill] de Blasio’s family in the campaign was perfect,” Newsday columnist Ellis Henican told us. “They live like people in New York live today.” So who are the de Blasios, anyway?Comments 
How much does Twitter owe you after its big IPO? Probably nothing, but TIME worked out a helpful way to estimate it.Comments 
So who — or what — is a bully? We asked our guest, Amanda Nickerson of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, for deeper insight into the term.Comments 
Big time political analysts and inside-the-Beltway journalists Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are back with “Double Down: Game Change 2012.” It provides a great look back on the 2012 presidential campaign, and maybe offers a look ahead to 2016.Comments