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Valerie Harper, who scored guffaws and stole hearts as Rhoda Morgenstern on back-to-back hit sitcoms in the 1970s, has died. Read more
It will not only follow their bounty hunter chronicles as they search for convicts, but also Beth’s journey as she starts chemotherapy and fights cancer. Read more
Sensitive data accessed by the spyware included WhatsApp, iMessage and Telegram text messages, Gmail, photos, contacts and real-time location. Read more
Sirhan Sirhan, imprisoned for more than 50 years for the 1968 assassination of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, was hospitalized Friday after being stabbed by a fellow inmate at a San Diego prison. Read more
Police said alcohol appears to be a factor on the part of the pedestrian. Read more
She says her pleas for help were ignored during about five hours of labor.Read more
Biles-Thomas, 24, a brother of the champion gymnast Simone Biles, is accused of fatally shooting three people at a New Year’s Eve party. Read more
Ferdinand Marcos died in exile in Hawaii in 1989 but Imelda Marcos and her children returned to the Philippines where many have been elected to political office. Read more
Skaggs died from a toxic mix of the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone along with alcohol in an accidental overdose, a medical examiner in Texas ruled in a report released Friday. Read more
President Donald Trump said today that “badly run and weak companies” are blaming him, not their own “bad management,” for an economic slowdown.Read more
James Leavelle, a veteran Dallas homicide detective who had survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, was handcuffed to Oswald and was leading him through a police station basement on Nov. 24, 1963, when Ruby, a nightclub owner, stepped out of the crowd and pumped a fatal bullet into the prisoner. Read more
A California state appeals court on Friday threw out the sole conviction against an immigrant who fatally shot a young woman on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015. Read more
Hurricane Dorian powered toward Florida with increasing fury today, menacing its eastern coast with a potentially devastating direct hit but giving indications it might deliver just a glancing blow as it marches up the coastline. Read more
Westerhout, a former Republican National Committee aide who also worked for Mitt Romney’s 2012 presidential campaign, reportedly cried on election night because she was upset over Trump’s victory. Read more
The birth of twin monk seal pups is extremely rare, according to NOAA. Read more
The Stromboli volcano has erupted, spewing fiery chunks of lava onto the tiny Italian island and alarming residents and tourists. Read more
The government agency that manages Australia’s Great Barrier Reef downgraded its outlook for the corals’ condition from “poor” to “very poor” due to warming oceans. Read more
Ford says the trucks may not have a third pawl needed for seat strength, increasing the risk of injury in a crash. Read more
The heat index, a measure of how hot it really feels when relative humidity is factored in with the temperature, is expected to reach as high as 98 degrees in Honolulu, 97 in Kapolei, 96 in Kahului, and 95 in Lihue this afternoon. Read more
More than 50 hiking, horse-riding and other outdoor and conservation associations, including the Appalachian Trail Conservancy and Pacific Crest Trail Association, objected in a July letter to the Interior Department. Read more
Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today they are looking at 215 possible cases across 25 states. Read more