Workers performing a preliminary damage assessment for the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday completed surveying homes in Puna hit hard by Tropical Storm Iselle.
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Chief Elections Officer Scott Nago will likely be in the hot seat Friday as the state Elections Commission takes a look back at this month’s primary.
NEW YORK — Chinese hackers stole Social Security numbers, names and addresses from 4.5 million patients of Community Health Systems, the second-biggest for-profit U.S. hospital chain, according to the company.
BOSTON — The official start of the most active part of the Atlantic hurricane arrives Wednesday with more of a whimper than a bang.
LAGOS, Nigeria — The worst-ever Ebola outbreak is straining the finances of affected governments, with Sierra Leone using Treasury Bills to fund the fight against the virus as mining companies halt operations to protect workers.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — Iceland’s Civil Protection Agency has registered hundreds of earthquakes since midnight Monday at the site of one of its biggest volcanoes as the island braces itself for a possible eruption.
SALT LAKE CITY — Low water is not always a bad thing for boaters. At least boaters with a taste for the history of the lakes they sail.
CHICAGO — Signs of a rebound in U.S. beef supplies are taking shape with the changing color of the pastures on Glen Cope’s 2,000-acre ranch in Aurora, Missouri.
A free supply of nicotine replacement medication and a handful of automated phone calls made smokers who wanted to quit much more likely to succeed, according to results of a clinical trial published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
ANGLETON, Texas — A drunk driver did not deserve “execution” by a Texas father accused of taking the law into his own hands in a fit of rage over the killing of his two sons in a wreck, a prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.
Thirteen states paid for 11th-grade students in all public high schools to take the ACT college admission test this year, with several more planning to join them in 2015.
Sakari Momoi, an 111-year-old Japanese retired educator, on Wednesday was recognized as the world’s oldest living man by Guinness World Records. Momoi was born on Feb. 5, 1903, in Fukushima.
U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa announced Tuesday afternoon that she will not challenge the results of the Primary Election.
US to change how travelers can protest placement on government’s no-fly list
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza Strip. At least three Palestinians were killed.