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U.S. judge in Texas strikes down Biden loan-forgiveness plan
District Court Judge Mark Pittman, an appointee of former President Donald Trump based in Fort Worth, said the program usurped Congress’ power to make laws. Read more
Man, 29, charged in armed robbery at illegal game room in Nanakuli
A 29-year-old man has been charged for first-degree robbery of an illegal game room in the Nanakuli area. Read more
Carolina Panthers defeat Atlanta Falcons, Marcus Mariota in rain, 25-15
Atlanta fell to 4-6, leaving Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-5) alone atop the NFC South. Read more
Police find ‘hoax’ explosive device at Kalihi home
During a police investigation of a domestic violence call, officers discovered what appeared to be a possible explosive device in a Kalihi home. Read more
Section of destroyed shuttle Challenger found on ocean floor
It’s one of the biggest pieces of Challenger ever found in the decades since the accident, according to Michael Ciannilli, a NASA manager. Read more
3 teens seriously injured in single-vehicle crash on H-3
The crash occurred on the Halawa-bound lanes of the freeway, approximately two miles from the Tetsuo Harano Tunnel shortly before 3 a.m. Read more
Motorcyclist critically injured in crash on Kamehameha Highway in Wahiawa
Kamehameha Highway was shut from Ohai and Avocado streets to Wilikina Drive due to a motor vehicle collision this afternoon. Read more
Sharp attacks hit Trump from Rupert Murdoch’s news outlets
A spokesman for Murdoch’s News Corp. said he had no comment on the editorial choices. Read more
Noose found at Obama Presidential Center construction site
Lakeside Alliance, a partnership of Black-owned construction firms, said it reported the incident to police and “will provide any assistance required to identify those responsible.” Read more
Honolulu police open investigation after threat made to Campbell High School
Honolulu police have opened a first-degree terroristic threatening investigation after a verbal threat was made to James Campbell High School in Ewa Beach this morning. Read more
Man, 20, charged in Waianae Boat Harbor armed robbery
Braden Salva was charged Wednesday with first-degree robbery. His bail is set at $100,000. Read more
Musk warns Twitter’s survival is at stake as staff quits
Musk’s memo and staff meeting echoed a livestreamed conversation trying to assuage major advertisers Wednesday. Read more
Masks cut COVID-19 spread in schools, study finds
The bottom line: Masking mandates were linked with significantly reduced numbers of COVID-19 cases in schools. Read more
Motorcyclist, 27, dies in crash with bus in Ewa
Honolulu police said a Honda motorcycle was traveling westbound on Geiger Road at a high rate of speed at about 2:20 p.m. Read more
Democrats pad narrow leads in Arizona Senate, governor races
The answer will determine who wins extremely tight races for U.S. Senate and House, as well as governor, secretary of state and attorney general. Read more
Report: Tweets with racial slurs soar since Musk takeover
Researchers at the Center for Countering Digital Hate found that the number of tweets containing one of several different racial slurs soared in the week after Musk bought Twitter. Read more
UN: Taliban has plunged Afghanistan into ‘dire’ conditions
The Taliban, which already banned girls from middle school and high school, today prohibited women from using gyms and parks. Read more
Man testifies about Maui beating he says was hate crime
Christopher Kunzelman said two men beat him and told him no white people would ever live in Kahakuloa village — a comment that’s not heard in video footage of the incident. Read more
Democrat Tina Kotek wins Oregon governor’s race
Kotek joins Maura Healey of Massachusetts as the first openly lesbian elected governors in the United States. Read more
Democrat Schrier wins reelection to Washington’s 8th
Schrier, a pediatrician, is the only Democrat to have held the seat since the district was created in the early 1980s. Read more
Browns hope to go ‘1-0’ when they visit hot Dolphins
Mike McDaniel believes playing in tight games can lead to more wins late in the season. Read more
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