Physicists’ universal theory hits a snag

The grand explanation physicists use to describe how the universe works may have some major new flaws to patch after a fundamental particle was found to have more mass than scientists thought.

Ukraine: more blood, gore ahead

CHERNIHIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian leaders predicted there would be more gruesome discoveries in the days ahead after retreating Russian forces left behind crushed buildings, streets strewn with destroyed cars and mounting civilian casualties that drew condemnation from across the globe.

Competency hearing delay for man accused of school sex assault

A 21-year-old Kona man indicted in 2019 for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor on the grounds of a South Kona public school and subsequently indicted in connection with two later, unrelated sex assaults remains in custody at the Hawaii State Hospital awaiting another competency hearing.

Go ahead and improve Twitter, @ElonMusk

Anyone who ever has sent a tweet with a typo — and who among us has not? — craves an edit button. So the news this week that Elon Musk plans to agitate for just such a long-neglected asset was heartening to anyone who has suffered the agony of a correctable error floating free in the Twitterverse.

Putin and Russia must answer for atrocities in Ukraine

In a powerful speech to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy accused Russia of the “most terrible war crimes” since World War II and rightly demanded that Russia face “full accountability” for its atrocities committed during its unprovoked invasion.

‘Reflections’ exhibit opens Saturday at VAC

Volcano Art Center is proud to announce the exhibition ‘Reflections’ by Gary Eoff. The exhibit, which features prints, cultural reproductions and kapa, will open at the Volcano Art Center Gallery in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Saturday and will continue through May 15.