Jane, Dusty, Po and the volcano

A tourist from the mainland comes to Hawaii to see the volcano. She hires two guys pretending to be tour guides. What follows is humorous, touching, revealing and uplifting — and it hits close to home, no matter where you live. And nothing, really, stays the same.

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn’t have owned

The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers including the plant manager, human resources manager and an intern working his first day at a suburban Chicago manufacturing warehouse, took a gun he wasn’t supposed to have to a job he was about to lose.

Warm reception

Hawaii’s team at the International Snow Sculpture Contest, part of the Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan, didn’t take first place. Or second, third, fourth or fifth.