Suspect in alleged assault on Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant to remain in custody.
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Federal public defender Salina Kanai pointed out that Sloan has no criminal history nor any history of violence. Read more
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A 22-year-old white supremacist was denied a chance to address a courtroom before a judge sentenced him to life in prison without the possibility of parole for bursting into a Southern California synagogue on the last day of Passover in 2019 with a semiautomatic rifle, killing one worshipper and wounding three others. Read more
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Hospitals in the U.S. territory of Guam are struggling amid a shortage of health care workers. Read more
Frank Thomas has found his Field of Dreams. Read more
North Korea said Friday it had test-fired a newly developed anti-aircraft missile in the fourth round of weapons firings in recent weeks, even as it pushes to reopen dormant communication channels with South Korea in a small reconciliation step. Read more
The Biden administration today put final touches on consumer protections against so-called “surprise” medical bills, which will ban charges that hit insured patients at some of life’s most vulnerable moments and take effect on Jan. 1. Read more
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