North Korea says hypersonic missile made first test flight.
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The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command said the launch highlighted “the destabilizing impact of (North Korea’s) illicit weapons program.” Read more
First detected in the state on Oahu in 2011, officials worry that the invasive plant could harm the cattle industry and fuel future wildfires on the Big Island. Read more
The Queen’s Health Systems is now offering Pfizer COVID-19 booster doses to eligible populations at its two clinics at Blaisdell Center and The Queen’s Medical Center-West Oahu. Read more
The free, home COVID-19 test kits that the Hawaii Department of Health is distributing as part of a federal pilot program are now available for pickup at various Oahu locations. Read more
The family of slain traveler Gabby Petito today implored the public and news media to put the same energy into helping find other missing people as they did Petito, a 22-year-old woman who vanished on a cross-country trip with her boyfriend. Read more
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said the emergency will end Thursday and virus restrictions will be eased gradually “in order to resume daily lives despite the presence of the virus.” Read more
Appointments are encouraged for the mobile clinics, but walk-ins are also accepted. Read more
Police said speed is suspected as a factor in the collision. Read more
More than 1,100 threats or acts of violence against health care workers and facilities worldwide last year were identified in a report. Read more
As President Joe Biden visited one disaster site after another this summer — from California wildfires to hurricane-induced flooding in Louisiana and New York — he said climate change is “everybody’s crisis” and America must get serious about the “code red” danger posed by global warming. Read more
Japan’s former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida has won the governing party leadership election and is set to become the next prime minister. Read more
Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is officially hanging up his gloves. Read more
A home in Massachusetts seriously damaged by fire has been listed on the market with an asking price of $399,000. Read more
DJ Kekoaokalani Ah Wong has been charged in connection with a Sept. 15 bank robbery at the Aina Haina Shopping Center in East Oahu. Read more
Steven Sloan Jr.’s appearance was held before U.S. Magistrate Judge Rom Trader via telephone from the Honolulu Federal Detention Center. Read more
In a blunt assessment of a war that cost 2,461 American lives, Milley said the result was years in the making. Read more
The two officials’ financial disclosures sparked criticism from government watchdogs after they revealed extensive stock trading in 2020. Read more
These groups embrace a range of ideologies and include white nationalists, white supremacists, neo-Nazis and self-described free-speech advocates. Read more
Lava flowing from a volcano in Spain’s Canary Islands picked up its pace on its way to the sea today, but scientists said it was impossible to estimate when the glowing stream of molten rock would reach the shore. Read more
After five years of legal battles, gentrification concerns and a federal review, Barack and Michelle Obama dug shovels into the ground Tuesday during a celebratory groundbreaking on their legacy project in a lakefront Chicago park. Read more
The ivory-billed woodpecker, which birders have been seeking in the bayous of Arkansas, is gone forever, according to federal officials. So is the Bachman’s warbler, a yellow-breasted songbird that once migrated between the Southeastern United States and Cuba. Read more
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