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As Barbara weakens, Tropical Storm Cosme continues to churn in the Eastern Pacific. Read more
The median sales price for single-family homes increased 2.3% in June — from $782,388 to $800,000, the Board of Realtors said. Read more
Hawaii County Police and National Park Service are investigating the incident.Read more
Toronto said farewell to Kawhi Leonard. Miami said hello to Jimmy Butler.Read more
Officials in Southern California expressed relief Saturday that damage and injuries weren’t worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years, while voicing concerns about the possibility of major aftershocks in the days and even months to come. Read more
About 30 teachers in Utah are spending their summer learning how to stuff wounds and shoot guns as part of a training held by police to prepare educators for an active shooter scenario in their schools. Read more
The blast sent large pieces of debris about 100 yards (about 91 meters) across the street. Read more
“It’s been an arduous year for me,” said Williams, who had competed only 12 times in 2019 until this week, mostly because of a bothersome left knee that finally is pain-free. “So every match, I’m hoping to improve tons.” Read more
The suspect was arrested for investigation of possessing a stolen vehicle.Read more
The alleged kidnapping occurred between 12:35 a.m. to 1:37 a.m. this morning. Read more
A life-size sculpture of the U.S. first lady has been unveiled in her hometown of Sevnica, drawing mixed reactions from the locals. Read more
Joao Gilberto, a Brazilian singer, guitarist and songwriter considered one of the fathers of the bossa nova genre that gained global popularity in the 1960s and became an iconic sound of the South American nation, died Saturday, his son said. Read more
A motor vehicle crash had resulted in the closure of several lanes around 10:30 a.m. today. Read more
Recently, an investigation by New York Attorney General Letitia James found in May that a mock “slave auction” that singled out black students at the private Chapel School in Westchester County had a profoundly negative effect on all involved students. Read more
The Friday evening quake with a magnitude of about 7.1 jolted much of California, cracking buildings, setting fires, breaking roads and causing several injuries while seismologists warned that large aftershocks were expected to continue for days, if not weeks. Read more
Officials once counted on the dam to block large amounts of sediment in the Susquehanna from reaching Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary, but the reservoir behind the dam has filled with sediment far sooner than expected. Read more
The late astronaut remains larger than life in the city 60 miles (96.56 kilometers) north of Dayton, where visitors are greeted by the space base-shaped top of the space museum named for him as they exit Interstate 75. Read more
After shutting down the Genki Sushi restaurant in Kailua-Kona in May for an extensive cockroach infestation, state Health Department inspectors Friday cleared the restaurant to reopen. Read more
A 75-year-old woman and a 27-year-old woman were hurt Friday morning.Read more
The volume of visitors has gone up this summer, but the number of parking spots has not, leading to frustration and an uptick in illegal parking citations, park officials said. Read more
Police and firefighters evacuates students who were still in Argenta Hall. Read more
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