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North Korea said two projectiles it fired were a new type of missile, making it the third new short-range ballistic missile or rocket system the North has successfully tested in less than a month. Read more
Bianca Andreescu became the first Canadian to win the Rogers Cup in 50 years when Serena Williams retired because of an injury. Read more
The two right lanes of the H-1 East were closed near the Liliha Street overpass due to a multi-vehicle collision in the area. Read more
Central East Maui advanced to the Little League World Series today with a 4-1 win over Arizona to capture the West Region final over Arizona in San Bernardino, Calif. Read more
Audiences helped the “Fast & Furious” spinoff “Hobbs & Shaw” take another lap at No. 1 even with an onslaught of four new major releases this weekend.Read more
The slow, agonizing demise of the Oakland Raiders will continue for at least one more season. Read more
The man accused of carrying out last weekend’s deadly mass shooting at a Walmart confessed to officers while he was surrendering and later explained he had been targeting Mexicans, authorities say. Read more
Walmart has ordered workers to remove video game signs and displays that depict violence from stores nationwide after 22 people died in a shooting at one of its Texas stores, but the retailer will continue to sell guns. Read more
Emergency Medical Services reported that the stab wounds are to his upper and lower body. Read more
Alexander & Baldwin today announced that it will be exploring all its options for Pali Lanes, a past touchpoint of controversy in Kailua town. Read more
County lifeguards resuscitated a 21-year-old man who was pulled unconscious from the waters off Kealia Beach Thursday. Read more
A semi-trailer snagged a utility line that caused about a dozen utility poles to topple Saturday in Kapolei. Read more
Jeffrey Epstein died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell, now prompting an additional federal investigation into his death along with one already examining allegations of sexual abuse and conspiracy against him. Read more
Trump, who is on vacation at his golf club in New Jersey, said Kim spent much of his letter complaining about “the ridiculous and expensive exercises,” which North Korea sees as a threat.Read more
Epstein had been placed on suicide watch following an incident just over two weeks ago in which he was discovered with bruises on his neck. Read more
North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a wedge between Washington and Seoul. Read more
Safety is high on the minds of many parents, especially after two back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio that left 31 people dead. Read more
After the protesters evacuated, the residents took their place. Read more
How long those types of laws will stand is a growing concern among gun control advocates in California and elsewhere. Read more
Investigators say a shooter opened fire in a Walmart store on Aug. 3, targeting Mexicans and killing 22 people. Less than 24 hours later, another gunman killed nine people in a popular Dayton nightlife area. Read more