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Police are looking for two males in a Mililani robbery Saturday afternoon that ended in gunfire. Read more
A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault after he injured another man with a knife along a roadway in Waipahu, police said. Read more
Hawaii State Sheriffs and the Honolulu Police Department are searching for a work furlough inmate who failed to return to the Laumaka Work Furlough Center as required on Saturday night. Read more
President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that Iranian cultural sites were fair game for the U.S. military, dismissing concerns within his own administration that doing so would constitute a war crime under international law. He also warned Iraq that the U.S. would levy punishing sanctions if it expelled American troops in retaliation for a U.S. strike in Baghdad that killed a top Iranian official. Read more
Jadeveon Clowney knocked out Carson Wentz. Then, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks knocked off the Philadelphia Eagles. Read more
The PGA Tour celebrated the start of a new year by announcing Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance, in only its third year as title sponsor at Kapalua, had agreed to a 10-year extension through 2030. Read more
Kirk Cousins hit tight end Kyle Rudolph with a 4-yard fade on third-and-goal in overtime, and the Minnesota Vikings pulled out a 26-20 victory over the Saints in the wild-card round of the NFC playoffs. Read more
A 28-year-old man who tried to escape from police above the rooftops of Makaha and the teenager who tried to help him remain in custody. Read more
Hundreds of thousands flooded streets in Iran to walk alongside a casket carrying the remains of a top Iranian general killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad. Read more
Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya before dawn today, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled, U.S. and Kenyan authorities said. Read more
Elon Musk’s decision to assemble Tesla Inc. cars in China required years of planning and billions of dollars in spending. Now comes the challenging part. Read more
The box office in 2020 started off where last year left off: with “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker” still on top. Read more
Throngs of demonstrators joined by elected officials walked solemnly across the Brooklyn Bridge in a solidarity march Sunday against anti-Semitism and all acts of hate. Read more
Iraq’s Parliament called for the expulsion of U.S. troops from the country in reaction to a American drone attack that killed a top Iranian general, raising the prospect of a withdrawal that could allow a resurgence by Islamic State extremists. Read more
New vehicle sales in the U.S. fell 1.3% last year, but the numbers still passed the healthy 17 million mark for the fifth straight year. Read more
An aquarium and an engineering firm in Massachusetts are partnering on a project to better protect whales by monitoring them from satellites in space. Read more
The Federal Reserve’s policymaking committee kept interest rates steady after three straight cuts and has signaled that it expected to keep low rates unchanged through this year. Read more
Drivers faced gridlock early this afternoon in the Kaneohe-bound lanes of the H-3 freeway after a multiple-car collision. Read more
A portion of Round Top Drive continues to be closed this morning due to a series of fallen series overnight. Read more
Deshaun Watson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score in regulation and then led the winning drive in overtime as the Texans added another comeback to Houston playoff history by rallying from a double-digit second-half deficit for a 22-19 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the playoffs Saturday. Read more
Derrick Henry rushed for 182 yards and a touchdown while Tennessee’s defense stymied Tom Brady and perhaps ended his championship-filled New England career with a 20-13 wild-card victory Saturday night. Read more
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