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Former NFL lineman becomes opera's leading man

Today, Ta'u Pupu'a is an operatic tenor with the voice of an angel. But once upon a time, as an NFL lineman, he made opposing players squeal. The hulking singer's story has more plot twists than an Italian libretto.

Worst storm in 60 years ravages Tonga

Large parts of Tonga have been left without power after Tropical Cyclone Gita smashed into the Pacific island nation, flattening buildings, downing electrical lines and causing widespread flooding.