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Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter Saoirse Hill dies at 22

The Kennedy family confirmed the death in a statement Thursday night following reports that a person had been found unresponsive that day at the storied Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, after police responded to a call about a possible drug overdose. Read more

Puerto Rico governor resigns as promised; successor sworn in

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned today as promised, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to be sworn in as his replacement, a move that threw the U.S. territory into a period of political uncertainty. Read more

Warning signs posted at Alii Beach Park in Haleiwa after shark sighting

City and County of Honolulu lifeguards reported witnessing a 6- to 8-foot shark about 50 feet from the beach at approximately 11:20 a.m. Read more

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