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KABUL » With one of the most important chapters of Afghanistan's history open before him, President Hamid Karzai took time this month for a personal meeting with the longtime foreign minister of Iraq, Hoshyar Zebari.
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SAN DIEGO » Environmental organizations filed a lawsuit Monday against the National Marine Fisheries Service to demand it force the Navy to consider alternatives to its five-year plan that will intensify its sonar use off Southern California and Hawaii.
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In a heartbreaking scene that made national news last week, 22 pilot whales died off Florida's Everglades National Park when they got stranded in shallow water.
Man charged with rape and kidnapping • Woman sexually assaulted, struck on head • Father arrested in choking of daughter • Armed robber takes man's property in Ewa • Motorist makes off with tow truck
Man injured fighting fire in Kauai house • Scuba, spears not a match in West Hawaii
Police officers were placed on routine administrative leave Saturday after one of them shot and killed a Waipahu man brandishing a 12-foot metal pole with a sharpened blade at the end.
Thousands of textbooks that are becoming outdated as Hawaii public schools transition to new academic standards are being shipped overseas to needy children and schools in the Philippines, thanks to a West Oahu Rotary club.
The pitched battle over the so-called anti-GMO bill on Kauai has simmered down for now, but the clash left the island bloodied, bruised and a little wobbly after laying bare a festering schism.
When local transit officials started planning Oahu's elevated rail project, they envisioned a flexible system that could run trains of two, three and four cars from the instant the rail line started operating — a way to adjust to growing ridership and periods of greater demand.
A 30-year-old man believed to be responsible for a series of rapes in the Kaheka and Liliha area is in police custody after investigators matched his DNA to evidence collected in one of the cases, police said Saturday.
Lap pools, gardens, indoor/outdoor kitchens and living spaces of up to 6,000 square feet are among features being offered in some of the "ultra-luxury" condominiums planned at Ala Moana Center.
Newsmakers say the darndest things, and it's time to review my favorite quotes from 2013:
Army warns that exercise could get noisy • Artist to speak at graduation
Man is hit, killed trying to cross highway • Driver arrested in alleged attack on officer • Woman suspected in burglary and assault • Kauai collision leaves 4 hurt
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TUNIS, Tunisia » Compromise has been in short supply since Tunisia sparked the Arab Spring more than two years ago. But this small North African nation has once again broken new ground with a political deal between longtime enemies among the Islamists and the secular old guard.