The Kona Orchid Society will hold its first show and sale in over two-plus years on Saturday offering the public a chance to scoop up some new varieties and learn about orchids.
WASHINGTON — Liz Cheney’s resounding primary defeat marks the end of an era for the Republican Party as well as her own family legacy, the most high-profile political casualty yet as the party of Lincoln transforms into the party of Trump.
CECILIA, Ky. — For fourth-grader Leah Rainey, the school day now begins with what her teacher calls an “emotional check-in.”
Scarcely anybody online is doing the bare minimum necessary to protect themselves from cybercrime, says a notorious convicted cybercriminal.
ATLANTA — Brett Baty homered his first time up in the big leagues, Starling Marte went deep twice and the New York Mets defeated the Braves 9-7 Wednesday night to snap Atlanta’s eight-game winning streak.
WILMINGTON, Del. — Justin Thomas is among the few who have experience at Wilmington Country Club.
LOS ANGELES — LeBron James has agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension through the 2024-25 season with the Los Angeles Lakers, his agent announced Wednesday.
Lisiate “Richard” Kaufusi Apina, 64, of Kailua-Kona died July 25 at home. Born in Nukunuku, Tongatapu, Tonga, he was an electrician for Lindo Electric and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visitation 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Kealakekua/Keei Ward. Funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Kona Memorial Park in Holualoa. Casual attire. Survived by wife, Beverly Apina of Kailua-Kona; daughter, Nanea Mangauil of Kailua-Kona; sons, Christopher Apina and Seichi Apina, all of Kailua-Kona; brothers, Paea (Pele) Apina, Ului (Siosi) Apina, all of Mesa, AZ., Salesi (Angie) Apina of Kailua-Kona; sisters, Sela (Ahofono) Aholelei of Kailua-Kona, Moli (Maea) Mafi of San Francisco, CA., Lute (Tauga) Lelenoa of Sydney, Australia and Ana (Losipini) Tafisi of Ocean View; granddaughter, Laila P Manguail; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Arrangements by Dodo Mortuary.
KABUL, Afghanistan — A bombing at a mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul during evening prayers on Wednesday killed at least 10 people, including a prominent cleric, and wounded at least 27, an eyewitness and police said.
WASHINGTON — Now that President Joe Biden signed Democrats’ expansive climate, tax and health care bill into law, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has directed the IRS to develop a plan within six months outlining how the tax agency will overhaul its technology, customer service and hiring processes.
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of federal judges face the same task every day: review an affidavit submitted by federal agents and approve requests for a search warrant. But for U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart, the fallout from his decision to approve a search warrant has been far from routine.
KYIV, Ukraine — A spate of explosions and fires has turned Russian-occupied Crimea from a secure rear base into a new battleground in the war, demonstrating both the Russians’ vulnerability and the Ukrainians’ capacity to strike deep behind enemy lines.
Two former Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated a scheme to send children to for-profit jails in exchange for kickbacks were ordered to pay more than $200 million to hundreds of people they victimized in one of the worst judicial scandals in U.S. history.
WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood, the nation’s leading reproductive health care provider and abortion rights advocacy organization, plans to spend a record $50 million ahead of November’s midterm elections, pouring money into contests where access to abortion will be on the ballot.
NEW YORK — The head of the nation’s top public health agency on Wednesday announced a shake-up of the organization, saying it fell short responding to COVID-19 and needs to become more nimble.
NAIROBI, Kenya — The head of the World Health Organization described the ongoing crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region as “the worst disaster on Earth” and wondered aloud Wednesday if the reason global leaders have not responded was due to “the color of the skin of the people in Tigray.”