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A high-surf warning is in effect as swells from Flossie will cause surf to increase along east-facing shores tonight through Sunday night. Surf will rise to 8 to 12 feet tonight and 10 to 15 feet Sunday. Read more
Hospital officials said another 23 people were injured and being treated. Read more
The state Department of Transportation has renewed efforts to push for barriers at Laniakea, also known as Turtle Beach, in the wake of a child being struck Thursday by a vehicle at the congested stretch of North Shore roadway where tourists frequently stop to see sea turtles. Read more
Several people were killed in the shooting Saturday in a busy shopping area in the Texas border town. Read more
USGS scientist Don Swanson says the pond has grown in size over the past week. Read more
Democratic presidential candidates expressed outrage Saturday that mass shootings have becoming chillingly common nationwide and blamed the National Rifle Association and its congressional allies after a gunman opened fire at a shopping area near the Texas-Mexico border. Read more
Three women killed when a Southern California sea cliff collapsed were members of a family gathered on a beach to celebrate one of them having survived breast cancer, authorities and relatives said Saturday. Read more
Nearly a month after he was arrested in Sweden, rapper A$AP Rocky returned to the United States as the verdict in an assault case against him and two other Americans looms. Read more
Several people died and 31 others were rescued when three ferry boats separately capsized in bad weather Saturday between two central Philippine island provinces, the coast guard said. Read more
At least one person was reportedly killed, and multiple people were injured, when an oceanfront bluff collapsed Friday at Grandview Beach in the Leucadia area of Encinitas, authorities said. Read more
It said more than 50% of casualties were caused by bombings. Read more
Moscow police detained more than 300 people Saturday who are protesting the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates from the city council ballot, a monitoring group said. Read more
Swamped immigration courts manage to fast-track family cases to discourage migrants from seeking refuge in U.S.
Speeding up court hearings aims to prevent migrant families from setting down roots while they wait to find out whether they qualify for asylum. Read more
With one storm just passed and another approaching, the crowd of activists on Mauna Kea demonstrating against the Thirty Meter Telescope thinned out considerably Friday. Read more
Live updates from tonight’s high school football games. Read more
The brush fire scorched about 5,300 acres of primarily former sugar cane fields. Read more
Police said four robberies occurred within a six-hour period involving a perpetrator who covered his face with a blue bandana. Read more
The Honolulu Zoo euthanized a 24-year-old female giraffe due to complications from old age on Thursday. Read more
Kamehameha Highway between Lanikuhana Avenue and Ka Uka Boulevard reopened around 1:30 this afternoon after a morning closure due to a brush fire on Kipapa Gulch. Read more
A passerby in the Denver suburb of Edgewater discovered a broken glass door Tuesday at a business that stocks merchandise that’s sold online. Read more
Baltimore police are investigating a burglary at Cummings’ home last weekend, which occurred hours before Trump began assailing Cummings’ congressional district as a rat-infested “mess.” Read more