HONOLULU — A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.
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SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a hero’s welcome.
BOSTON — The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while organizers sought to assure the city and runners of a safe race next week.
Investors drove stock prices to their highest level in a week Wednesday, encouraged by a crop of corporate earnings and reassuring U.S. and Chinese economic data.
The new SAT: College Board offers a glimpse at the questions students might face
North Kona home and land sales have remained relatively stable during the first quarter of 2014.
The fate of a 32-year-old Hilo man accused of shooting two police officers early last year is in the hands of the jury.
Eight companies submitted bids to build a waste reduction facility by the Tuesday deadline.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Department of Human Services may seek about $4.9 million from the Legislature next year to cover money owed by the state’s troubled health insurance exchange, agency officials told state lawmakers Wednesday.
Two Mauna Kea observatories confirmed this week the discovery of the first potentially habitable Earth-sized planet found outside our own solar system.
Woman arrested for check theft
Members of the Kailua-Kona Seniors Club strolled through town Wednesday morning for their annual Easter Bonnet Parade.
MOKPO, South Korea — Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers still missing a day after their ferry flipped onto its side and sank in cold waters off the southern coast of South Korea.
PERTH, Australia — A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two previous missions were cut short by technical problems and deep water, authorities said on Thursday.
BEIJING — Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.