UHH drops hammer on HPU

UH-Hilo’s game-defining surge coming out of the break Saturday wasn’t the result of a halftime talk, nor a bevy of adjustments.

Kolten Wong excited to join Brewers

MILWAUKEE — Kolten Wong said he was “a little surprised” that his $12.5 million option wasn’t picked up by the St. Louis Cardinals at the end of the 2020 season, but business is business.

Coronavirus cases drop at US homes for elderly and infirm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Coronavirus cases have decreased at U.S. nursing homes and other long-term care facilities during the past few weeks, offering a glimmer of hope that health officials attribute to the start of vaccinations, an easing of the post-holiday surge and better prevention, among other reasons.

Biden wants fast COVID aid, but minimum wage hike in doubt

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden laid out his case Friday for moving fast to pass $1.9 trillion in coronavirus relief, but even as he opened the door to proceeding without Republicans, he conceded that a key element of his plan — hiking the minimum wage to $15 per hour — was unlikely to become law.

Individual action and climate change

As an environmental activist and public speaker, I regularly talk to people about the realities of climate change, explaining how powerful and immense corporations are destroying rain forests, oceans and the atmosphere. After every talk, one question always comes up: What can I do to help?