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U.S. House adjourns after McCarthy fails to become speaker
A multi-ballot speaker vote hasn’t occurred since 1923, when it took nine ballots for Frederick Gillett of Massachusetts to be elected. Read more
Hawaii men’s volleyball team ranked No. 1 in preseason poll
Two-time defending national champion Hawaii will enter the 2023 season at No. 1 in the NVA/AVCA Men’s Division I-II Coaches Poll. Read more
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried pleads not guilty to fraud
Sam Bankman-Fried, 30, is accused of illegally diverting massive sums of customer money from FTX to make lavish real estate purchases, donate money to politicians and make risky trades at Alameda Research, his cryptocurrency hedge fund trading firm. Read more
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Man, 21, charged with assault against police officer
He is expected to appear at his arraignment at Circuit Court in the coming days. Read more
Man intentionally drove off California cliff, authorities say after rescue
Dharmesh A. Patel of Pasadena will be booked into San Mateo County Jail after he’s released from a hospital. Read more
NFL players, communities rally for Bills safety Damar Hamlin
With tears beginning to well, Tennessee Titans linebacker Rashad Weaver shook his head and lowered it to his knees, his body swaying as he tried to express what it was like watching friend and former college teammate Damar Hamlin having to be resuscitated back to life on the football field. Read more
Idaho slayings suspect agrees to extradition to face charges
ryan Kohberger, a 28-year-old doctoral student at Washington State University will be transported to Idaho within 10 days. Read more
Police seek 2 males after botched burglary of Manoa home
The suspects assaulted the homeowners and fled, police said. Read more
Transgender Missouri inmate executed for fatal stabbing
Amber McLaughlin was convicted of stalking and killing a former girlfriend, then dumping the body near the Mississippi River in St. Louis. Read more
Fans give millions to Damar Hamlin’s toy drive for kids
The messages poured in from different fan bases, many of the donors letting the world know that they support other teams. Read more
New year on the PGA Tour more mysterious than ever
One moment the splash of a humpback whale’s tail pierced the Pacific blue below the Plantation Course at Kapalua. Before long, as players began lining up for practice rounds, a brief shower sent everyone seeking cover. Read more
Sheriff: No foul play in ‘Avengers’ star snow tractor injury
The 51-year-old “Avengers” star was seriously hurt when he was run over by his own snowcat. Read more
Russia, shaken by Ukrainian strike, could step up drone use
With the fighting raging much longer than anticipated by the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin is mulling ways of regaining momentum. Read more
Man, 76, critically hurt in downtown Honolulu hit-and-run
Anyone who may have witnessed the hit-and-run is asked to call the HPD’s Traffic Division at 808-723-3413. Read more
Biden to host Japan’s Kishida for talks on North Korea, economy
Also on the agenda: economic issues, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, climate change and stability across the Taiwan Strait. Read more
South Korea, U.S. discuss nuclear weapons management
South Korea has no nuclear weapons and is under the protection of a U.S. “nuclear umbrella,” which guarantees a devastating American response in the event of an attack on its ally. Read more
Pelé buried at cemetery in Brazilian city he made famous
Mass was held at the Vila Belmiro stadium before the black casket was driven through the streets of the city of Santos in a firetruck. Read more
Apollo 7 astronaut Walter Cunningham dead at 90
Cunningham was one of three astronauts aboard the 1968 Apollo 7 mission, an 11-day spaceflight that beamed live television broadcasts as they orbited Earth. Read more
Lawmaker: Laptop of 2019 mass shooter is found
The potential existence of such a laptop adds yet another wrinkle to the mass shooting case. Read more
FDA finalizes rule allowing mail-order abortion pills
The Biden administration implemented the change last year, announcing it would no longer enforce the dispensing rule. Read more
‘Prophet of Doom’ pleads guilty in Brooklyn subway attack
Frank James, admitted to pulling the trigger on a Manhattan-bound train as it moved between stations on April 12, 2022. Read more
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