Tourists flock to Japan after COVID-19 restrictions lifted.
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Visa-free travel is back for short-term business and tourism from more than 60 nations. Read more
The wrong-way car was traveling southbound in northbound lanes. It crashed into three vehicles. Read more
A 49-year-old Connecticut man drowned at Kapalua Bay this morning despite efforts by emergency crews to revive him on the beach, Maui fire officials said. Read more
The crash occurred at about 6 p.m. Saturday, according to police, on Salt Lake Boulevard near the main entrance to Aloha Stadium. Read more
According to HFD, the hiker was a male in his 50s who apparently became ill and was unable to descend the trail on his own. Read more
Starter Tua Tagovailoa also is still in the concussion protocol and is “not ready to take the step to do football stuff,” McDaniel said. Read more
Biden told Zelenskyy today that the United States agreed to his request to provide advanced air defense systems. Read more
Weinstein, the 70-year-old former movie mogul, has pleaded not guilty to 11 counts of rape and sexual assault involving Newsom and four other women. Read more
Wolverine Train 351 left Pontiac about 6 a.m. EDT Friday. Some passengers were so frustrated that they got off the train well before it finally reached Chicago on Saturday, just after midnight CDT, MLive.com reported. Read more
Reuel Rodriguez-Nuñez, 37, was recorded on video tossing cups filled with a flammable substance at police officers and their vehicles on May 7 in a parking lot next to a district police station in Raleigh, North Carolina. Read more
The first lawsuit, which was recently dismissed, targeted U.S. gun manufacturers. The second, which Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said was filed in Arizona Monday, appears to target gun dealers. Read more
Jesus Salgado is accused of kidnapping the family at gunpoint from their trucking business on Oct. 3. Read more
The high surf advisory set to expire at 6 p.m. today has been canceled for the north-facing shores of most Hawaiian isles. Read more
The Coast Guard launched a search after a relative reported the three people failed to return from a fishing trip Saturday evening. Read more
The suit, filed today by the Job Creators Network Foundation, argues the Biden administration violated federal procedures by failing to seek public input on the program. Read more
Social Security’s cost of living adjustment, otherwise known as the COLA, for 2023 is expected to be around 9% or even higher, the highest in 40 years, analysts estimate. Read more
The questionable penalty that benefited Brady and the Buccaneers raised more concerns about interpretations of the rule. Read more
In annual regional gatherings across the U.S. earlier this year, United Methodists approved requests of about 300 congregations to quit the denomination. Read more
Council President Nury Martinez issued an apology and expressed shame. Read more
Spokespersons for Twitter and Instagram parent company Meta said Sunday that Ye posted messages that violated their policies. Read more
The Kauai Police Department has identified the missing swimmer as Jaren Asalele, 19. Read more