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The spectacle marked the latest milestone in two years of roller-coaster diplomacy between the two nations. Read more
The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Barbara continues to strengthen as it moves west and is expected to become a hurricane by Monday night or Tuesday morning. Read more
A 21-year-old man was injured after attempting to jump approximately 60 feet into a pond at Maui’s Makamaka’ole Gulch on Saturday. Read more
Kevin Durant is headed to the Brooklyn Nets, leaving the Golden State Warriors after three seasons. Read more
South Korea’s military detected an “unidentified object” flying near the border with North Korea on Monday, officials said, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met at the border and agreed to resume diplomacy. Read more
North Korean state media released gushing reports of Kim Jong Un’s Demilitarized Zone summit with President Donald Trump, as the regime sought to use another history-making meeting with the U.S. leader to validate its policy decisions. Read more
Ten people were killed when a small airplane crashed into a hangar as it was taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday morning, a spokeswoman for the town of Addison, Texas, said. Read more
Combative protesters tried to break into the Hong Kong legislature Monday as a crowd of thousands prepared to start a march in that direction on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China. Read more
Exuberant crowds carrying rainbow colors filled New York City streets today for one of the largest pride parades in the history of the gay-rights movement, a dazzling celebration of the 50th anniversary of the infamous police raid on the Stonewall Inn.Read more
When the English Football Association asked Phil Neville to take over the women’s national team 18 months ago, it seemed a strange choice. His only experience as a head coach was a brief spell with a fourth-tier team in which he had an ownership stake. Read more
A vehicle fire on the H-3 Freeway this morning halted Kaneohe-bound traffic and sent two people to the hospital. Read more
Honolulu police are searching for the driver of a light-colored minivan or SUV after a pedestrian was struck on Kapiolani Boulevard early this morning. Read more
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres took his global message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy. Read more
More than 50,000 people rallied in support of the Hong Kong police as the semi-autonomous territory braced for another day of protests on the anniversary of the former British colony’s return to China. Read more
Kauai’s Kirby Yates, who leads the major leagues with 27 saves as the closer for the San Diego Padres, was selected to his first MLB All-Star Game today.Read more
Five decades of LGBTQ pride was celebrated as crowds gathered outside New York’s historic Stonewall Inn to mark the 50th anniversary of the police raid that sparked the modern-day gay rights movement, as other cities throughout the country planned massive parades. Read more
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow insisted that President Donald Trump won’t back off national security concerns after agreeing to allow U.S. companies to sell some components to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Read more
“Toy Story 4” hung onto the top spot in its second week in theaters and the horror sequel “Annabelle Comes Home” opened in line with expectations, but the Cinderella story of the weekend was actually the third place movie: “Yesterday.” Read more
It was called the “The Sewing Circle,” an unlikely name for a secret subsect of Navy SEALs. Its purpose was even more improbable: A chat forum to discuss alleged war crimes they said their chief, a decorated sniper and medic, committed on a recent tour of duty in Iraq. Read more
Police on Kauai investigated allegations officers were involved in cheating on a proficiency test and covering it up, a report said. Read more
A year ago, Novak Djokovic arrived at Wimbledon in a rut. One fortnight later, Djokovic was all the way back to his best. Read more
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