HONOLULU — Honolulu liquor and law enforcement officials say they arrested multiple people and closed down a bar for violating restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the Republican-controlled Senate to consider “without delay” his coming nomination to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election.
OKLAHOMA CITY — An exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season was churning along Saturday as the Texas coast prepared for a tropical storm that could strengthen into a hurricane before breaching its shores in the week ahead.
HONOLULU — Honolulu officials arbitrarily rejected electronic signatures in an impeachment petition, a lawyer for a businessman who wants the city’s embattled prosecutor impeached argued before the state Supreme Court on Friday.
WASHINGTON — Efforts to fashion a temporary spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown at the end of the month ran aground Friday amid a fight over farm bailout funding that’s a key priority of President Donald Trump and Capitol Hill Republicans.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week.
TAKOMA PARK, Md. — In front of baskets of tomatoes and peppers, near a sizzling burrito grill, the “promotoras” stop masked shoppers at a busy Latino farmers market: Want to test a COVID-19 vaccine?
A drug company said Friday that a medicine it sells to tamp down inflammation has helped prevent the need for breathing machines in hospitalized COVID-19 patients in the first large study that primarily enrolled Hispanics and Blacks.
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
BEAVERCREEK, Ore. — They work 50 hours at a stretch and sleep on gymnasium floors. Exploding trees shower them with embers. They lose track of time when the sun is blotted out by smoke, and they sometimes have to run for their lives from advancing flames.
NEW YORK — Roving grown-ups tossing candy at kids waiting on lawns. Drive-thru Halloween haunts. Yard parties instead of block parties and parades. Wider paths through corn mazes.
HONOLULU — The state unemployment office announced that a new call center is slated to be online by the end of the month to help manage the increased caseload during the pandemic.
NEW YORK — U.S. health officials on Friday dropped a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and said anyone who has been in close contact with an infected person should get tested.
WASHINGTON — The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just six weeks before the election cast an immediate spotlight on the crucial high court vacancy, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell quickly vowing to bring to a vote whoever President Donald Trump nominates.
The U.S. Commerce Department said Friday it will ban Chinese-owned TikTok and WeChat from U.S. app stores on Sunday and bar the apps from accessing essential internet services in the U.S. — a move that could effectively wreck the operation of both Chinese services for U.S. users.
HONOLULU — Honolulu City Council members filed complaints with the city’s Ethics Commission for more transparency regarding the resignation of Council Chairman Ikaika Anderson.
HONOLULU — The Hawaii Supreme Court heard arguments Friday on the legality of granting licenses to foreign workers in the state’s longline commercial fishing fleet, which for years has been under scrutiny after an Associated Press investigation revealed claims of human trafficking and questionable labor practices.
HONOLULU — The University of Hawaii at Manoa is considering merging, realigning or cutting some academic programs as the school faces a budget gap.