WARSAW, Poland — The head of the NATO military alliance warned Sunday that Donald Trump was putting the safety of U.S. troops and their allies at risk after the Republican presidential front-runner said Russia should be able to do “whatever the hell they want” to NATO members who don’t meet their defense spending targets.
Taylor Swift chugs beer, cuddles Blake Lively and gets mobbed as Chiefs beat 49ers in the Super Bowl
LAS VEGAS — With the run she’s having, how could Taylor Swift be on anything other than the winning side?
Rockne Freitas may have been an all-pro NFL player for 11 years, but his legacy lives on as a great leader and visionary in higher education in Hawaii. On Saturday, his legacy was honored by the dedication of Rockne Freitas Way, the entrance to Hawaii Community College at Palamanui.
Frank M. Baker, 66, of Pahoa died Dec. 22, 2023, at home. Born in Boulder, Colo., he was a football coach at Hilo, Waiakea and Kamehameha high schools and was set to retire as an adult correctional officer. Celebration of life 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Hilo Hawaiian Hotel. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com. Survived by son, Saya Baker of the Big Island; brothers, John Baker and Mark Baker of the Big Island, Wes Baker of Colorado. Arrangements by Homelani Memorial Park.
RAFAH, Gaza Strip — A series of Israeli strikes early Monday hit Rafah, the city on the southern edge of the Gaza Strip where 1.4 million Palestinians have fled to escape fighting elsewhere in the four-month Israel-Hamas war.
WASHINGTON — As former President Donald Trump and a growing number of Republicans oppose U.S. aid to Ukraine, the Senate’s leaders argued in strong terms on Sunday that the money is crucial to pushing back against Russian President Vladimir Putin and maintaining America’s global standing.
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was hospitalized again Sunday to address a bladder issue as he continues to recover from prostate cancer and has transferred authorities to his deputy, the Pentagon said.
LONDON — As chances rise of a Joe Biden-Donald Trump rematch in the U.S. presidential election, America’s allies are bracing for a bumpy ride.
NEW YORK — Elise Plessis hasn’t been in a long-term relationship for 26 years. It’s by choice, yet she still suffers FOMO when Valentine’s Day rolls around.
KAPAAU — When Kohala boys basketball guard Layden Kauka won the 2023 ScoringLive Player of the Year and sank the game-winning jump shot against University in the Division II state championship as a freshman just one year ago, many were shocked at how quickly he reached stardom. But those involved in the Cowboys’ day-to-day activities have known that the current sophomore was unique for quite some time, even years before Kauka reached high school.
Patrick Mahomes rallies the Chiefs to second straight Super Bowl title, 25-22 over 49ers in overtime
LAS VEGAS — Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Andy Reid have made the Kansas City Chiefs a dynasty.
LAS VEGAS — It used to be one of the easiest decisions in football: If you win the toss in overtime, you take the ball.