A Hawaii man who pleaded guilty to falsely reporting a possible airplane hijacking was sentenced Thursday to a year and a half in federal prison.
WASHINGTON » A 3-year study by the Pentagon has concluded that U.S. intelligence agencies are "not yet organized or fully equipped" to detect when foreign powers are developing nuclear weapons or ramping up their existing arsenals.
MORTENSRUD, Norway » Lise and Kjetil Ulvestrand came to this town south of Oslo in 2005 for the space, the views, the forest and the cheaper rents.
BEIJING » Members of the Chinese elite, including some of the country's most politically connected figures, have set up a large number of offshore companies that allow them to conceal billions of dollars abroad, according to a new report released Wednesday by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a Washington-based group that works with a number of news organizations around the world.
LONDON » For years, Europe has tried to set the global standard for climate-change regulation, creating tough rules on emissions, mandating more use of renewable energy sources and arguably sacrificing some economic growth in the name of saving the planet.
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A message from "Jane Doe" offering "a little help" popped up in the email accounts of first-year students at Kapiolani Community College's Radiologic Technology program, the only such program in the state.
Some city officials want to flip the "pave paradise, put up a parking lot" notion on its head by transforming on-street stalls into parks and plazas.
You could, perhaps, pull the wool over the collective eyes of the police, but could you fool a ficus, shuck a schefflera, jive a juniper? For 14-year-old Chloe Dunster, the question deserved investigation.
Question: We were anchored at the Kaneohe sandbar and saw feces floating in the water. Who can I report this to? I have noticed more tour boats at the sandbar. Are they inspected to make sure they are using holding tanks? There were only two other private boats besides ours. It was pretty disgusting to see poop floating by not once, but six times.
Pedestrian is critically injured in Kalihi • Men identified in 2 fatal traffic accidents • No foul play suspected after body found
Isles' mayors head to Washington meeting • Pig hunting at Kauai canyon begins Feb. 1
He was one of Hawaii’s more infamous prisoners. A lawsuit he filed against the state wound up before the U.S. Supreme Court, where the justices in a key 1983 ruling determined that states have a nearly unrestricted right to transfer prisoners to other states.
The prognosis for the 53-year-old inmate, suffering from end-stage liver disease, was so poor his prison physician recommended he be released from incarceration as soon as possible. The medical records for the dying prisoner revealed a litany of problems: coughing up blood, incontinence, vomiting, unresponsiveness, difficulty speaking, uncontrolled drooling.
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WASHINGTON » The two women might at first seem more like political rivals than a reminder of the way things used to work in Washington.
RIEGELWOOD, N.C. » After losing her job as a security guard in June, Alnetta McKnight turned to food stamps and unemployment insurance to support herself and her 14-year-old son. But her jobless payments ran out after 20 weeks, and now they are living on close to nothing.