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WASHINGTON » The long-sought bipartisan "grand bargain" on the nation's fiscal future is not going to happen this year, and probably not for the rest of President Barack Obama's term. There is the simple, familiar reason. And then there is the dirty secret.
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HONG KONG » The Chinese government's decision to partly relax a decades-old one-child limit on couples has already encountered two problems likely to test dozens of social and economic changes promised by President Xi Jinping - vagaries about implementation and magnified public expectations of even bigger changes ahead.
WASHINGTON » They were the towheaded sisters who tagged along on campaigns, polite and smiling, as their father rose through Wyoming and then Washington politics to become one of the most powerful men in the country.
The Kauai County Council will reconvene today with a new councilmember to consider an override of Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr.'s veto of Bill 2491, which calls for regulations tied to large-scale pesticide use and farming of genetically modified crops.
The late Sen. Daniel Inouye will be one of 16 Americans, including President Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey, who will be honored next week in a White House ceremony by President Barack Obama with the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the nation's highest civilian honor.
About 10,000 Hawaii substitute teachers moved closer Friday to receiving their share of a $14 million settlement for back pay — part of a class-action lawsuit filed against the state more than a decade ago.
Monday to Friday, Franklin Ho Jr. and Maui Quizon wear digital tiger-stripe camouflage with the Hawaii Air National Guard. Today they'll be drilling as part of a unit that wears wool, dons pith helmets instead of Kevlar and is equipped with swords and post-Civil War Springfield rifles.
Fundraising drives and events continue to pop up in Hawaii in response to Typhoon Haiyan, which rolled over the Philippines last week, causing widespread damage and loss of life.
Fire investigators Friday were still looking into what caused a fire at a three-level home in lower Kalihi Valley that claimed the life of a young man Thursday night.
A former state inmate whom the FBI has identified as a leader in the Hawaii prison gang USO Family has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute marijuana and methamphetamine outside prison.
Hawaii is vying with Istanbul, Turkey, to host the 2016 World Conservation Congress of the International Union for Conservation of Nature after securing last-minute bid support from the U.S. State Department.
Four employees with the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center are challenging a decision to move them out of government rental housing in Ewa Beach.
Agencies to keep looking for surfer • Search in ocean for woman on hold
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CONCORD, N.H. » The awards ceremony Friday evening for New Hampshire's police forces was full of pomp (a bagpipe band in full Scottish regalia), circumstance (tales of heroism and tragedy told to standing ovations), officers in dress uniforms and a show of support from the state's full congressional delegation.
ATLANTA » A collective gasp rose here last week when the Atlanta Braves announced that they were moving to the suburbs. The franchise, after all, has been not only a sports team, but also a mirror of Atlanta's aspirations.