At least 10 rockets targeted a base used by U.S.-led coalition forces in western Iraq.
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At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties. Read more
A 59-year-old alleged heroin trafficker, who had been bringing in large quantities from the U.S.-Mexico border, died Saturday at the Honolulu Federal Detention Center. Read more
San Francisco will begin reopening more parts of its economy starting Wednesday, including indoor dining, movie theaters and gyms, thanks to declining rates of coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths. Read more
The Republican governor has faced sharp criticism from his party over the mandate, which was imposed eight months ago, and other COVID-19 restrictions. Read more
Two witnesses assisted the officer in apprehending the man. Read more
It’s a big step toward normalcy for the Hilton Hawaiian Village, which just reopened its doors on Dec. 15 following a months-long pandemic-related closure. Read more
A 39-year-old Kona man, wanted on warrants for a manslaughter and negligent homicide investigation, was arrested in Pahoa and charged with multiple firearm and drug offenses. Read more
President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats today to rally behind a $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill and stood by his proposed $1,400 payments to individuals, even as some party moderates sought to dial back parts of the package. Read more
More than 3,000 incidents have been reported to Stop AAPI Hate, a California-based reporting center for Asian American Pacific Islanders, and its partner advocacy groups, since mid-March 2020. Read more
The announcement comes as the White House looks to speed the production of the single-dose vaccine. Read more
President Joe Biden’s choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission told Congress today that the agency should address how to protect investors who use online stock-trading platforms with flashy tech gimmicks that entice them to trade more. Read more
Domestic extremist groups pose a serious threat to the military by seeking to recruit service members into their ranks and, in some cases, joining the military to acquire combat experience, according to a Pentagon report released today. Read more
President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets. Read more
The SUV was a Ford Expedition that would typically seat eight to nine people legally. Read more
In recent weeks, Italy’s incidence of new cases among young people has now eclipsed incidence among the older population, a reversal of how COVID-19 afflicted residents in the first months of the pandemic. Read more
In the process of fleeing, the driver ran over the bicyclist’s leg. Read more
East winds will continue at 15 to 30 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph while the advisory remains in place through this evening. Read more
Books by Dr. Seuss have been translated into dozens of languages as well as in braille and are sold in more than 100 countries. He died in 1991. Read more
Two male visitors in their 20s went hiking on Waikamoi Trail to look at a waterfall at about 1:45 p.m. Saturday. A flash flood watch was in effect at the time. Read more
Tracy and her family agonized over moving her grandmother from the nursing facility in Boyle Heights where she had lived comfortably for four years, especially in the middle of a pandemic. Read more
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has avoided public appearances for days as some members of his own party call for him to resign over sexual harassment allegations. Read more