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HEESH, Syria » The Islamic fighters peered through rifle scopes and machine-gun sights at the remains of a Syrian military convoy disabled on the highway several hundred yards away. They were peppering President Bashar Assad's soldiers with gunfire, trying to prevent their escape.
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The late astronomer Carl Sagan once said, "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." That's never been easier to believe than now, arguably the golden age of astronomy.
You probably have already been notified of this idea that is being utilized near the Newtown Neighborhood Park where an elderly person (or for that matter anybody) using the crosswalk on Kaahele Street holds red flags attached to a wooden stick to signal oncoming cars of their crossing.
House dissidents who toppled former Speaker Calvin Say in favor of Joe Souki were criticized here and elsewhere for not articulating a policy agenda that elevated the coup above a power grab.
Warrant issued in alleged assault attempt • Inmate found dead in apparent suicide
State tax revenue tops forecast so far • Team rescues troubled humpback • Plans to release fireweed moth to be discussed • Outage will cut water service in Kauai regions
The long-awaited Ewa Mahiko Gym opened to park-goers over the weekend, more than 18 months behind schedule and $600,000 over budget.
A student dressed as an Oompa Loompa from "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" was seen walking the state Capitol halls Monday, encouraging legislators to limit youth access to tobacco products.
A trial date has been set for former state Rep. Roland Sagum III, accused of stealing rocks from a heiau on Kauai.
City prosecutors charged a 22-year-old prison detainee with first-degree murder in the beating death of another inmate at Oahu Community Correctional Center on Saturday.
Hawaii’s hotel industry kicked off 2013 in record-setting fashion, reaching new highs for average room rates and total revenue.
The USS Freedom, an aluminum-and-steel warship that will chart the Navy's future in the shallows where shipping and people are prevalent, pulled into Pearl Harbor on Monday on its way to history as the first ship in its class to head to Singapore on rotational deployments.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., would seem to be just the kind of promising politician his party needs at this stage: a telegenic, 35-year-old former Air Force pilot, close to members of the House leadership and an effective campaigner who won easily in both 2010 and 2012.
Almost a year after the Chinese human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng made an audacious escape from detention in his home village, his family there remains under surveillance and his jailed nephew has said he was beaten and warned by officials not to challenge his conviction, Chen and his older brother said.
Following up on comments at last week's memorial for two slain Santa Cruz police officers, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is calling for the release of the accused killer's court-martial records.
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The United States government is buying enough of a new smallpox medicine to treat 2 million people in the event of a bioterrorism attack, and took delivery of the first shipment of it last week.
Pity poor Lea DiMarchi. For four years now the love-addled lass has chased fickle Demetrius only to be overshadowed by her supposed friend Hermia, fought over by the aforementioned Demetrius and a magically demented Lysander, and subjected to the mischievous enchantments of the sprite Puck.