Police have arrested a 16-year-old student in connection with threats he made towards other students.
The acquittal last week of a man accused of killing 39-year-old Keola Penovaroff with a shotgun on Thanksgiving 2015 has the brother of the slain man wondering if he and his family ever will receive justice.
First was the killing of a Muslim man from Afghanistan late last year. Then came two more slayings in the last two weeks — men from Pakistan who attended the same mosque in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
NEW YORK — Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, country, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s favorite Sandy in the blockbuster film version of “Grease,” has died. She was 73.
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Monday it was shipping its biggest yet direct delivery of weapons to Ukraine as that country prepares for a potentially decisive counteroffensive in the south against Russia, sending $1 billion in rockets, ammunition and other material to Ukraine from Defense Department stockpiles.
TEL AVIV, Israel — Close to one-third of the Palestinians who died in the latest outbreak of violence between Israel and Gaza militants may have been killed by errant rockets fired by the Palestinian side, according to an Israeli military assessment that appears consistent with independent reporting by The Associated Press.
Delbert Joseph Benevides, 71, of Hilo, died July 1 at home. Born in Hilo, he was the owner of ABBA Appliance Repair and a member of New Hope Church. Visitation 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Onekahakaha Beach Park Pavilion No. 4 in Hilo. Celebration of life service at 11 a.m. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by wife, Shelley Bereman-Benevides; mother, Rose Marie Ciaramitaro; daughters, Jennifer Falepapalangi and Jaclyn (Ely Barnett) Herrick; stepdaughters, Caralyn (William) Badua and Susan (Zack) Sanders; stepson, Matthew (Mandy Calicdan) Castro; sister, Darla (Hugh) Lovell; sisters-in-law, Lyla Vogeler and Mary Ann Gouveia; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
Climate hazards such as flooding, heat waves and drought have worsened more than half of the hundreds of known infectious diseases in people, including malaria, hantavirus, cholera and anthrax, a study says.
Monday, Aug. 15, is Julia Child’s 110th birthday. She is credited with the distinction of bringing the love of French cooking to America. Her husband Paul’s work took them to Paris, where Julia enrolled in Le Cordon Bleu cooking school at the age of 37. In 1952, she worked with various chefs and established a cooking school in Paris with Louisette Bertholle and Simone Beck. In 1961, her cookbook, ‘Mastering the Art of French Cooking’ was published. This has become the bible for French cooking.
BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays will be seeing a lot of each other in the coming weeks.
The PGA Tour asked a federal judge in San Francisco to deny the appeal of three suspended players who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf and now want to compete in the tour’s lucrative postseason, arguing the players knew the consequences two months ago.
TORONTO (AP) — Serena Williams hadn’t won in so long, she said she couldn’t even remember the feeling.
PORTLAND, Ore. — It’s been a little more than a year since Olivia Moultrie signed with the Portland Thorns after suing to join the National Women’s Soccer League at just 15 years old.
Whether one watches Fox News or MSNBC, reads The New York Times or the Wall Street Journal, it has become difficult to view the United States as anything but a game of political dodgeball, with two opposing teams that loath one another trying to knock the other out by whistling partisan fastballs at any vulnerable opponent. Gone are the days of what Richard Nixon liked to call “the great silent majority” — a phrase he appropriated from Homer, who used it to describe the dead. There is not much silence in politics these days. Nor is there much reasonable discourse. Screeching has largely taken its place.
HAVANA — A deadly fire that began at a large oil storage facility in western Cuba spread on Monday, threatening to plunge the island into a deeper energy crisis as it forced officials to shut down a key thermoelectric plant.