Like many incidents in courtrooms where a situation erupts suddenly into a physical struggle, an interruption at Friday’s session of the trial to decide whether Native Hawaiians who have occupied the Coco Palms Resort property in Wailua should be thrown off the land arose suddenly.
Kelta O’Rourke, a Kauai Junior Lifeguard participant for five years, was selected to be a member of the USA Lifesaving Youth National Team for the second straight year to compete in the DHL International Surf Rescue Challenge at Mt. Maunganui, New Zealand.
Police are trying to learn what motivated a man to walk into a law firm where he worked and shoot two of his colleagues before turning the gun on himself.
An 88-year-old former police officer serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity committed during Argentina’s dictatorship was transferred Friday to house arrest in a beach resort following a court ruling repudiated by human rights groups.
In her dreams, Setara walks hand in hand with her Muslim husband through the streets of the seaside Myanmar town they grew up in. They visit old friends, share a meal with family, dip their toes into the warm surf of the Bay of Bengal.
Dress in layers, lay off the booze and bring some hand warmers. Those are some of the tips offered for the huge crowd of revelers expected in Times Square for what could be one of the coldest New Year’s Eve ball drops on record.
Already winter-weary parts of the Midwest and East Coast are dealing with a mounting number of weather-related headaches, from highway pileups to frozen pipes and a rash of car thefts. And there’s more to come.
Officials say a SkyWest flight headed to Minneapolis returned to Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco, Washington, for an emergency landing.
Arizona’s top education official says she is disappointed with a judge’s decision to permanently block an ethnic studies ban that dismantled a popular Mexican-American studies program.
The U.S. Coast Guard says they found a foreign worker acting as the captain of an American-flagged commercial fishing vessel in federal waters off Hawaii.
A 7-year-old Texas boy died after his father’s girlfriend opened fire as the man drove away with his son and two other children, police said Friday.
Two people including a gunman were killed Friday and another was injured in a shooting at a Southern California law office that authorities called workplace violence.
An attack Friday on Egypt’s Coptic Christians in which gunmen opened fire outside a church and at a store in the south Cairo suburb of Helwan, killing at least eight Copts and a policeman, is the latest episode in what have now become regular assaults by Islamic militants on the country’s Coptic community.
President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that Amazon.com should be charged more by the U.S. Postal Service for the packages it sends around the world.
A preschooler toying with the burners on his mother’s stove accidentally sparked New York City’s deadliest fire in decades, an inferno that quickly overtook an apartment building and blocked the main escape route, the fire commissioner said Friday.
The Hawaii Department of Health had breakdowns in communication and inconsistencies in practices in its response to three disease outbreaks in 2015 and 2016, according to a state audit.
Honolulu city officials are asking residents to give panhandlers a special business card instead of cash.
Former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah has been elected Liberia’s new president by a wide margin as the West African nation faces its first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years.
A U.S. citizen was shot and killed in the Pacific resort town of Zihuatanejo in southern Mexico, authorities said Friday.
The NFL and the players’ union announced a series of changes Friday to the way potential concussions are handled during games following an ugly incident in which Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to return to the field after a hit left him on the ground, arms shaking.
A Christmas Day lottery glitch in South Carolina has left officials trying to determine how to deal with hundreds of unexpected winners.