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Volcano Update

2015-07-02 13:21

Part of the rim and wall of the Overlook vent within Halemaumau Crater collapsed into the lava lake Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientists reported Thursday.

State & Regional

2015-07-03 00:05

HONOLULU — Federal agents last month intercepted a package mailed to Hawaii from Southern California containing a toaster oven. Hidden inside the four-slice toaster, there appeared to be 6 pounds of crystal meth.

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Obituaries

2015-07-01 00:06

Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.

Opinion

2015-07-03 00:05

Pope Francis, in his recent encyclical “Laudato Si,” aligned himself with the overwhelming scientific consensus on man-made climate change, affirming its reality and calling for immediate action to ease its effects. His remarks underscore the need for world leaders to face up to this grave challenge and for all humans to be more responsible stewards of Earth.

Nation & World

2015-07-03 00:05

WASHINGTON — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped looking for work, and paychecks failed to budge.