FDA allows emergency use of antibody drug Trump received

U.S. health officials on Saturday agreed to allow emergency use of a second antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19, an experimental medicine that President Donald Trump was given when he was sickened last month.

SHOPO sues Hawaii County over disclosure law

The statewide police union is now suing all four counties in an effort to keep the names of officers fired or suspended for disciplinary reasons secret until all grievance avenues for the officers are exhausted.

Obituaries for November 22

Nathaniel “Nate” Herbert Chang, 69, of Keaau died Nov. 15 at Hilo Medical Center. Born in Honolulu, he was a retired U.S. Army sergeant first class and member of Rotary Club of Hilo, Lions Clubs International, Chinese Civic Association of Hawaii and other community service clubs and organizations. No local services. Survived by wife, Annette Chang of Keaau; son, Michael Spores of Spanaway, Wash. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.

COVID-19 deaths of Serbian clerics highlight virus worries

As coronavirus cases surge globally, the COVID-19 deaths of two senior Serbian Orthodox Church clerics — one who died weeks after presiding over the funeral of the other — are raising questions about whether some religious institutions are doing enough to slow the spread of the virus.

Wisconsin officials: Trump observers obstructing recount

MILWAUKEE — Election officials in Wisconsin’s largest county accused observers for President Donald Trump on Saturday of seeking to obstruct a recount of the presidential results, in some instances by objecting to every ballot tabulators pulled to count.

Bodies of man and his slave unearthed from ashes at Pompeii

ROME — Skeletal remains of what are thought to have been a rich man and his male slave attempting to escape death from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago have been discovered in Pompeii, said officials at the archaeological park in Italy on Saturday.

Nevada facing double-bind of rising cases, limping economy

LAS VEGAS — As the coronavirus surges to record levels in Nevada, the governor has implored residents to stay home. But Democrat Steve Sisolak has also encouraged out-of-state visitors, the lifeblood of Nevada’s limping economy, to come to his state and spend money in Las Vegas.

Volcano Watch: How has topography been modeled at Hawaii’s volcanoes?

In cartography and geographic analyses related to volcanoes, especially in Hawaii, there is perhaps nothing more important than having an accurate digital model of topography. Such models depict the three-dimensional nature of the land, elucidating features from past eruptions and influencing potential pathways of future activity.