PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The plastics industry says there is a way to help solve the crisis of plastic waste plaguing the planet’s oceans, beaches and lands— recycle it, chemically.
RALEIGH, N.C. — With employers struggling to fill positions as post-pandemic restrictions end, North Carolina state senators advanced a proposal Wednesday giving $1,500 bonuses to unemployment benefit recipients who return to work this summer.
NEW YORK — Microsoft is in advanced talks to buy the U.S. operations of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns, according to a person familiar with the discussions who spoke only on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity to the negotiations.
Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in “advanced talks” to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported Saturday.
NASA launched another of the world’s most advanced weather satellites on Thursday, this time to safeguard the western U.S.
Students in Massachusetts lead the nation in achievement on Advanced Placement exams, according to the nonprofit group behind the tests.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses can work as primary-care providers thanks to laws passed in 2009, and because of that Hawaii has experienced a sharp uptick in APRNs, health officials say.
LIHU‘E — Waimea High School’s Kameron Apilado, who carried the ball 11 times for 73 yards on Saturday during Waimea’s 13-10 edge over Roosevelt at Hanapepe Stadium, was named to the Kaua‘i Interscholastic Federation Football All-Stars roster as the Offensive Player of the Year.
SAN FRANCISCO — President Joe Biden said on the eve of his much-anticipated meeting with China’s Xi Jinping that his goal for the talks is simply to try to get U.S.-Chinese communications back on stable ground after a tumultuous year.
HANAPEPE — Tickets are now on sale for the First Hawaiian Bank Hawai‘i High School (HHSAA) Division II football championship semifinal game between No. 1 Waimea High School and No. 4 Roosevelt High School in Hanapepe on Saturday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A project to build a first-of-a-kind small modular nuclear reactor power plant was terminated Wednesday, another blow to the Biden administration’s clean energy agenda following cancellations last week of two major offshore wind projects.