BEIRUT — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the capture of a strategic air base in Syria.
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NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine’s strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops.
Five months ago, Michael Kaha signed in as the Wheelabrator representative at a pre-bid conference for a waste-to-energy incinerator in Hawaii County. Last week, he was named to a newly created position as the county’s deputy solid waste division chief.
Hawaii’s largest health insurance provider is teaming up with a bestselling author to help communities here get healthier.
HONOLULU — A University of Hawaii report is warning the state’s tourism industry to start preparing now for the effects of climate change.
Even in a daylong sideways drift, the Standard &Poor’s 500 index managed to eke out its third record close in three days.
WASHINGTON — U.S. automobile sales are sizzling in part because Americans increasingly are taking out longer and longer loans to purchase used and new vehicles.
The National Park Service is stressing the importance of a “margin of safety” for its ecosystems, while acknowledging there is no evidence that current water pumping practices pose an immediate threat to the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park.
Gaza war seems to end with another grim stalemate amid devastation in the strip
Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul. But consumer advocates warn that companies are still using wiggle room to discourage the sickest — and costliest — patients from enrolling.
A federal jury convicted Kali Lotoaiki Laulea, 33, of Kailua-Kona on several drug counts following a five-day trial in U.S. District Court in Honolulu, federal officials said Wednesday.
Huge swells generated by Hurricane Marie are expected to batter the Southern California coastline on Wednesday, producing eye-popping waves for the bravest of surfers, while at the same time putting low-lying seaside communities at significant risk of flooding and beach erosion.
HAGATNA, Guam — Guam is hosting the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for arguments for the first time in 12 years.
HONOLULU — A Honolulu woman is pleading guilty to vandalizing Iolani Palace after she kicked the front door of the historic building earlier this year.
HONOLULU — A 43-year-old man suspected of knocking down a police officer with a car while fleeing has been charged with terroristic threatening, attempted assault and assault of a police officer.