(NEWSER– Haiyan has arrived in Vietnam a much quieter storm; it's been reduced to a Category 1, the BBC reports, with sustained winds reaching 85mph. But in the Philippines, the devastation continues after what the New York Times calls one of history's "most powerful" typhoons; it is the most powerful recorded this year. Though thousands of troops have been deployed, rescuers can't reach some areas amid the destruction.

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