“Benedict XVI, first pope to resign in 600 years, dies at 95.”
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Pope Francis will celebrate his funeral Mass in St. Peter’s Square on Thursday, an unprecedented event in which a current pope will celebrate the funeral for a former one. Read more
Revelers began gathering in major city centers across the Asia-Pacific region to celebrate the first new year without COVID-19 restrictions since the pandemic began in 2020. Read more
Coming off a losing 2021 season and picked to finish seventh in the Big 12 in Sonny Dykes’ first year as coach, the Horned Frogs will try to win the program’s first national championship since 1938. Read more
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Firefighters put out a fire in a small maintenance shed adjacent to an eight-story commercial building Downtown at 820 Mililani St. early this morning. Read more
Hawaii island police are looking for a pedestrian who may have been hit by a truck Friday evening in Hawaiian Beaches. Read more
Bryan Kohberger was taken into custody early Friday morning by the Pennsylvania State Police at his parents’ home in Chestnuthill Township. Read more
Hawaii forward Kallin Spiller scored nine of her season-high 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Rainbow Wahine basketball team rallied for a 50-47 win over Cal Poly today at the Mott Athletics Center in San Luis Obispo, Calif. Read more
In the high Sierra Nevada, as much as 2 feet of snow could accumulate Saturday into early Sunday. Read more
On Sunday, tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in First Day Hikes at hundreds of parks in all 50 states. Read more
The missile traveled about 250 miles before falling into the waters between the Korean Peninsula and Japan. Read more
Some Ukrainians defied danger to return to the country to reunite with families for the holidays. Read more
The final days of 2022 saw the loss of some exceptionally notable figures, including Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Read more
The U.S. Justice Department filed a motion to intervene in the legal wrangling over the fate of the child. Read more
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Roberts and other conservative Supreme Court justices were the subject of protests after the May leak of the court’s decision that ultimately stripped away constitutional protections for abortion. Read more
ABC broke into its broadcast to announce Walters’ death on air tonight. Read more
Xi largely avoided directly addressing issues confronting China. Read more
Miami coach Mike McDaniel said today that Tagovailoa is still in the NFL’s concussion protocol and is day to day as he focuses on his health. Read more
Putin made the video address, shown on state television on Saturday in each of Russia’s 11 time zones, from a military headquarters with soldiers in the background. Read more
Police said the victim was involved in an argument with a male in the area of Vineyard Boulevard and Waipa Lane at about 10:35 p.m. Read more
A monthly purchasing managers’ index declined to 47.0 from 48.0 in November, according to data released from the National Bureau of Statistics on Saturday. Read more