Death toll from Philippine typhoon climbs past 500

Associated Press
Death toll from Philippine typhoon climbs past 500

A survivor of Tuesday's devastating typhoon is carried into a makeshift clinic after being rescued Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, in New Bataan township, Compostela Valley in the southern Philippines. The powerful typhoon that washed away emergency shelters, a military camp and possibly entire families in the southern Philippines has killed hundreds of people with nearly 400 missing, authorities said Thursday. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)