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Editor's Note: Dasani is one of more than 22,000 homeless children in New York City. The began following her in September 2012, when she was 11 years old and living at the Auburn Family Residence in Brooklyn. Her last name is being withheld to protect her identity.
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MIAMI » After two months of false starts, error messages and pleas for patience from the once-hobbled federal online health care exchange, Karen Egozi, the chief executive of the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, watched Monday as counselors navigated the website's pages with relative ease.
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DETROIT » Kevyn D. Orr, the man who must now revive Detroit, commutes each week from Maryland to a cavernous old office building here that seems to dare him to succeed - the former headquarters of a company, itself recently in bankruptcy, that once sold more than half of America's cars - General Motors.
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Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Friday that the state posted a record $844 million budget surplus at the close of the fiscal year last June, fresh evidence of the state's economic rebound.
A Schofield Barracks soldier who was wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies of smoke shops in Wahiawa apparently jumped to his death off the Kipapa Gulch bridge one day after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging him and two other soldiers with the robberies.
Public school employees who were promoting a Macy's holiday campaign for a charity have been advised by the state Ethics Commission that state employees can neither raise funds during work hours nor use state resources for such pursuits.
Among the 70 Pearl Harbor survivors proudly standing attention at this morning's memorial services commemorating the Japanese attack on the Pacific Fleet 72 years ago will be Ewalt Shatz, who nearly missed this year's event.
As eyewitnesses and people who remember or were directly affected by the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor continue to die, keynote speaker Max Cleland hopes to remind attendees gathered for today's Pearl Harbor remembrance event what it was like to be a member of America's "greatest generation."
A federal judge has ordered the city to make notification changes in the enforcement of the city's sidewalk nuisance ordinance and directed the return of belongings seized from two members of the protest group (de)Occupy Honolulu.
The former captain of a Honolulu-based longline fishing vessel admitted in U.S. District Court on Friday to trying to sell shark fins that he knew were illegally harvested in U.S. waters south of Hawaii.
The Hawaii Meth Project is warning the public that two young men may have fraudulently solicited cash donations in the Wailuku area. Two males who appeared to be in their teens knocked on the door of a home at about 4:30 p.m.
A convicted murderer was sentenced a second time in state court to life in prison with the possibility for parole Friday, 33 years after the first time.
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Homeless man's death opens murder case • Suspect in Pearl City attack is released
NEW YORK » He has battled the tobacco, taxicab and soda industries. Now, in his last days in office, one of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's final showdowns is with makers of plastic foam food containers.
Melissa Ha‘o, a diabetic with severe circulation disorders, has hobbled around with a cast for the past year. She should be on crutches or in a wheelchair to allow her left foot to heal from a degenerative tissue problem, but then she wouldn't be able to chase around after her energetic toddler.
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