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A 56-year-old man from Georgia was critically injured today at a Maui beach in Makena, the Maui Fire Department said in a news release. Read more
In denying the defense motions, the judge said he’s never known of a case in which there was a written agreement to commit the conspiracy. Read more
Flames from the two vehicles spread to an overhead roof and front of the gas station structure. Read more
The U.S. has accused the Iranians of being behind attacks on tankers sailing near the Persian Gulf. Read more
Paramedics treated the woman and transported her to a hospital in serious condition with a possible head injury. Read more
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for the legendary singer-songwriter’s first Hawaii shows since 1968. Read more
Researchers are tracking a female sea turtle nicknamed Motherload during her journey from Oahu’s North Shore to the French Frigate Shoals at Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument to lay her eggs. Read more
Kauai firefighters continued to fight a brush fire in Kokee, which began Sunday morning, causing the county to keep Kokee Road and Waimea Canyon Drive closed today. Read more
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued seven people after their 30-foot recreational boat capsized about 200 yards off Wailea, Maui, this afternoon. Read more
A 2017 Honda SUV driven by Diaz was traveling south on Government Beach Road early Saturday when it veered off the roadway and overturned. Read more
She was the great-great-granddaughter of financier Cornelius Vanderbilt and the mother of CNN newsman Anderson Cooper, who announced her death via a first-person obituary that aired on the network this morning. Read more
She has been identified as Teresa Pham of Spring, Texas. Read more
Droves of Raptors fans ran from the shooting in a stampede from the City Hall square, which was packed with tens of thousands of fans. Read more
Brian Isaack Clyde, 22, was pronounced dead at a hospital following the shooting outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building. Read more
The officer was the only one who fired shots, striking Kenneth French and two of his family members, police said. Read more
Iran will surpass the uranium-stockpile limit set by its nuclear deal in the next 10 days, raising pressure on Europeans trying to save the accord a year after the U.S. withdrawal lit the fuse for the heightened tensions now between Tehran and Washington.Read more
Officials meeting in the western city of Bonn for the June 17-27 talks are focusing on resolving issues that couldn’t be agreed upon at last December’s climate summit in Poland. Read more
Kyle Kashuv says the Ivy League school asked him in May to explain the comments he made months before the February 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Read more
Zeth Browder, of no permanent address, was charged Sunday with five counts of first-degree sexual assault, three counts of first-degree terroristic threatening, three counts of third-degree sexual assault and one count of burglary, assault and kidnapping. Read more
The crash occurred shortly before 7:25 a.m. today. Read more
Families are told their daughters will be wed to well-off businessmen and given good lives in China. Read more
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