Pearl Harbor shooting: US Navy sailor fatally shoots two civilians at military base before taking his own life
Pearl Harbor shooting: US Navy sailor fatally shoots two civilians at military base before taking his own life

The commander of Navy Region Hawaii, Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick, said he didn’t know the motive behind the shooting at the Hawaii base’s naval shipyard that left the third civilian Department of Defense employee hospitalized.

St Louis is the most dangerous city in America, finds study, but which one is the safest?
St Louis is the most dangerous city in America, finds study, but which one is the safest?

The study compared over 180 cities across 41 metrics including assault per capita, natural disaster, unemployment rate and road quality

Barack Obama feels Joe Biden doesn't connect with voters, plans to stop Bernie Sanders from bagging Democratic nomination: Report
Barack Obama feels Joe Biden doesn't connect with voters, plans to stop Bernie Sanders from bagging Democratic nomination: Report

The former president has said that he will not intervene in the Democrats’ primary race to help or hurt a candidate

Democratic debate: Bernie Sanders says he'll withdraw troops from foreign countries but not at 3 am like Trump
Democratic debate: Bernie Sanders says he'll withdraw troops from foreign countries but not at 3 am like Trump

The veteran Vermont senator said it's time to put a stop to endless wars overseas but differed with Trump's method.

Democratic debate: Tulsi Gabbard takes a dig at Hillary Clinton for 'rot' in Democratic Party as Trump camp sees it as good ammo
Democratic debate: Tulsi Gabbard takes a dig at Hillary Clinton for 'rot' in Democratic Party as Trump camp sees it as good ammo

The Hawaii Congresswoman said that the Democratic Party was no more a party of, by or for the people and was more influenced by foreign-policy establishment dominated by the likes of Hillary Clinton. The Republican camp grabbed the moment.

Dem debate: Elizabeth Warren targets Trump, says big donors like Gordon Sondland getting plum posts is 'nothing but corruption'
Dem debate: Elizabeth Warren targets Trump, says big donors like Gordon Sondland getting plum posts is 'nothing but corruption'

The Massachusetts senator said she will try to convince her Republican colleagues in Senate to convict Donald Trump if the House impeached him. She then slammed the practice of rewarding donors with ambassadorial posts.

The rise and fall of Joe Biden: 5 factors that have seen former Democratic frontrunner slip to fourth position ahead of Iowa caucus
The rise and fall of Joe Biden: 5 factors that have seen former Democratic frontrunner slip to fourth position ahead of Iowa caucus

The former vice-president was a frontrunner till recently but now falls behind even Pete Buttigieg. What caused the long-serving politicians' slip? Well, there are many reasons.

Michelle Obama claims 'so many people' around the world feel like Barack Obama 'is their president'
Michelle Obama claims 'so many people' around the world feel like Barack Obama 'is their president'

Michelle was speaking at the Obama Foundation Summit at the Illinois Institute of Technology where it was announced that the Barack Obama Presidential Center would be located in Chicago's Jackson Park

Tulsi Gabbard calls Hillary Clinton's foreign policy a 'disaster', asks her to 'step down from your throne'
Tulsi Gabbard calls Hillary Clinton's foreign policy a 'disaster', asks her to 'step down from your throne'

Gabbard's latest attack at Clinton came after the latter suggested that Russia was "grooming" the Hawaiian congresswoman.

'Hillary's gone crazy': Trump defends Tulsi Gabbard after Clinton says she is being 'groomed' by the Russians for 2020
'Hillary's gone crazy': Trump defends Tulsi Gabbard after Clinton says she is being 'groomed' by the Russians for 2020

The remark from Trump came after Clinton suggested that Russia was "grooming" Gabbard to make an independent presidential run in 2020.

Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort 'Based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility'
Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort 'Based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility'

Trump announced the rare backtrack after facing accusations that he was using the presidency to enrich himself by hosting the international summit at a private resort owned by his family.

Tulsi Gabbard slams Hillary Clinton as 'Queen of warmongers' with 'blood of thousands on her hands'
Tulsi Gabbard slams Hillary Clinton as 'Queen of warmongers' with 'blood of thousands on her hands'

Gabbard's attack came after Clinton suggested she was being groomed by the Russians to give up her primary bid and run as president as a third party candidate

California becomes first US state to ban manufacture and sale of animal fur products starting 2023
California becomes first US state to ban manufacture and sale of animal fur products starting 2023

The fur ban doesn't apply to used products or those used for religious or tribal purposes. And it excludes the sale of leather, dog and cat fur, cowhides, deer, sheep and goat skin and anything preserved through taxidermy.

Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list
Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list

While South Burlington in Vermont with population less than 20,000 was found to be the best city for disabled persons, Providence in Rhode Island was ranked the last among 182 cities that were covered by the survey. None of the 10 most populous cities got a place in the top 10.

World Teacher's Day is on October 5 and here's how America's teachers are doing
World Teacher's Day is on October 5 and here's how America's teachers are doing

A recent study found that North Dacota is the best American state for teachers while Arizona is the worst. Michigan, meanwhile, has the highest average annual salary for public-school teachers while Hawaii has the lowest

Bernie Sanders says he admires Trump's hair color and his habit of getting up early
Bernie Sanders says he admires Trump's hair color and his habit of getting up early

Presidential hopeful Sanders told a youth forum that he respected several of his Republican colleagues in the Senate.

Abortion rates in US see sharp decline as improved access to contraception reduces number of pregnancies
Abortion rates in US see sharp decline as improved access to contraception reduces number of pregnancies

There were 862,000 abortions in the U.S. in 2017, down from 926,000 tallied in 2014, according to researchers at the Guttmacher Institute

You could be stopped from boarding your flight if you don't have a REAL ID: Here's everything you need to know
You could be stopped from boarding your flight if you don't have a REAL ID: Here's everything you need to know

The REAL ID Act of 2005—set to come into effect soon—was passed in order to improve airport security after the 9/11 attacks and establishes minimum security standards

California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study
California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study

A survey that came out during the Hispanic Heritage Month compares states and cities on grounds of diversity — socio-economic, cultural, economic, religious and others. And some findings are quite interesting.

Tulsi Gabbard says Trump is making US 'Saudi Arabia's b***h' and awaits orders from 'masters' in the kingdom
Tulsi Gabbard says Trump is making US 'Saudi Arabia's b***h' and awaits orders from 'masters' in the kingdom

The Democratic presidential hopeful had made a similar charge when the POTUS remained flippant on the Saudi Crown Prince's role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Leilani Estates' last evacuee during Kīlauea eruption stayed to witness 'natural wonder', says unpreparedness led to massive loses
Leilani Estates' last evacuee during Kīlauea eruption stayed to witness 'natural wonder', says unpreparedness led to massive loses

Travis Sanders, a Hawaiian resident who was the last one to leave his home when a mandatory evacuation was set in place in the Leilani Estates, spoke to MEA WorldWide (MEAWW) about his experiences

Pearl Harbor survivor who was one of the last to leave sinking USS Arizona dies at 98
Pearl Harbor survivor who was one of the last to leave sinking USS Arizona dies at 98

Lauren Fay Bruner was one of just 330 people who escaped the burning Pennsylvania-class battleship during the attack on Pearl Harbor. After his death, only three remain alive.

Mortality rates highest in Alabama, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi and West Virginia, claims CDC report
Mortality rates highest in Alabama, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi and West Virginia, claims CDC report

The report has come up with a detailed comparative analysis about the high mortality rates in certain Southern states. In terms of sex, age and economic status, some of the findings are alarming indeed.

Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections
Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections

US presidents have always found natural disasters tricky. While the likes of LBJ, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama handled their repercussions well, incumbents like George W Bush and Donald Trump have had ordinary records.

75-year-old cancer patient marries partner, sings and dances at 'death party' before killing himself
75-year-old cancer patient marries partner, sings and dances at 'death party' before killing himself

75-year-old Bob Fuller was one of about 1,200 people who have used Washington’s Death with Dignity Act to end their lives in the decade since it became law

Woman bitten twice by shark while swimming off Hawaii coast as officials say the predator is 'still in the area'
Woman bitten twice by shark while swimming off Hawaii coast as officials say the predator is 'still in the area'

The 27-year-old woman was bitten by a grey tip shark, the Hawaii police department revealed. She was rushed to the Kona Community Hospital with injuries on her lower back and right hip area but was in 'good health' and is expected to be released.

Pell Grant for inmates' education can make society safer by keeping re-offense rate under check
Pell Grant for inmates' education can make society safer by keeping re-offense rate under check

Recidivism, the tendency of a convicted criminal to re-offend, is 14% for those who obtain an associate degree, 5.6% for those with a bachelor’s degree, and 0% for those who secure a master’s degree.

Cancer expected to cause 600,000 deaths in 2019 as estimates show US economy lost $94 billion in 2015 due to disease
Cancer expected to cause 600,000 deaths in 2019 as estimates show US economy lost $94 billion in 2015 due to disease

Study in oncology journal says lost earnings highest for leukemia in ages 16 to 39. Also, lost earnings per hundred thousand population varied considerably by state, ranging from $19.6 million in Utah to $35.3 million in Kentucky.

Convicted road rage felon shows up in court with blackface complaining he is being treated 'like a black man'
Convicted road rage felon shows up in court with blackface complaining he is being treated 'like a black man'

Mark Char was convicted of attempted murder and two counts of assault following a road rage incident in 2016. He claimed to have acted in self-defence and made his feelings on the jury's verdict known in an unusual protest

Tulsi Gabbard, who was seen opposing gay marriage in video, says she 'no longer holds those views today'
Tulsi Gabbard, who was seen opposing gay marriage in video, says she 'no longer holds those views today'

A poll also found that almost 40 percent of the viewers named Gabbard the winner of the debate, placing Senator Elizabeth Warren in second place at 12 percent

Grieving families pay tearful tribute to victims of Hawaii skydiving plane crash, as FBI begins investigation into plane's airworthiness
Grieving families pay tearful tribute to victims of Hawaii skydiving plane crash, as FBI begins investigation into plane's airworthiness

Friends and families are also sharing their grief over those they lost in what is being called the deadliest civil aviation accident since 2011

11 people killed after twin-engine aircraft crashes in Hawaii, authorities say no survivors
11 people killed after twin-engine aircraft crashes in Hawaii, authorities say no survivors

Honolulu Fire Chief Manuel Neves said the first crews on scene extinguished the fire and that the crash occurred near the perimeter fencing of the small airport

Maine governor signs bill to legalize medically assisted suicide, hopes it will be used sparingly
Maine governor signs bill to legalize medically assisted suicide, hopes it will be used sparingly

Oregon was the first state to legalize such assistance, in 1997, and it took over a decade for the next state, Washington, to follow suit. While still controversial, assisted suicide legislation is winning increasing acceptance in the US, and this year at least 18 states considered such measures.

PET plastic used extensively in consumer products has permeated the deep sea water column and entered the food chain
PET plastic used extensively in consumer products has permeated the deep sea water column and entered the food chain

A new study provides direct proof that a potentially large pool of marine microplastics may exist within the largest living space on Earth, the deep-sea water column

To end suicide tourism, countries should give citizens a real choice in end-of-life issues, say experts
To end suicide tourism, countries should give citizens a real choice in end-of-life issues, say experts

A Gallop poll in 2018 revealed that three out of four adult Americans, a shocking 72%, were in support of laws that allow patients seeking the assistance of a physician in ending their lives.

Frightening video shows woman swimming 'directly over' a shark off Florida beach unaware of the predator below her
Frightening video shows woman swimming 'directly over' a shark off Florida beach unaware of the predator below her

In the video, beachgoers are heard calling out to the woman urging her to come back to the shore. Some can be heard shouting, 'Shark!'

Former Hawaiian cop avoids jail time for sexually assaulting 5-year-old child over a period of four years
Former Hawaiian cop avoids jail time for sexually assaulting 5-year-old child over a period of four years

45-year-old Teddy O Van Lerberghe reached an agreement that saw him guaranteed a five-year probation sentence with no jail time, though it will still require him to register as a convicted sex offender for the rest of his life

65-year-old California man dies after shark 'ripped off his left leg' while swimming off the coast of Maui
65-year-old California man dies after shark 'ripped off his left leg' while swimming off the coast of Maui

The authorities had posted signs in the Ka'anapali Beach Park area on Maui that warns beachgoers of a shark. The man was swimming about 60 yards from shore when the attack happened, according to authorities.

Hawaii woman who disappeared two weeks ago found alive in forest, spotted from helicopter
Hawaii woman who disappeared two weeks ago found alive in forest, spotted from helicopter

The physical therapist from the Maui town of Haiku went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside.

Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall
Judge temporarily blocks Trump from using defense funds to build parts of his US-Mexico border wall

A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency

Washington becomes first state in the country to implement a publicly funded long-term care program
Washington becomes first state in the country to implement a publicly funded long-term care program

Under the new law, premiums of 0.58% of wages will start being collected from employees by 2022. Starting January  1, 2025, people who need assistance with "activities of daily living" such as bathing, dressing or taking medication could tap into the fund to pay for them.

Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers
Measles outbreak: Counties in Illinois, Florida and Texas among those at highest risk of disease, say Johns Hopkins researchers

A part of the reason cases are on the rise is because of a growing fear of vaccines among people, despite the fact that an estimated 20 million lives have been saved by immunization from the disease due to vaccines since 2000

Man finally arrested for 1985 killing of 'Hawaii 5-0' and 'Six Million Dollar Man' director after DNA links to the crime
Man finally arrested for 1985 killing of 'Hawaii 5-0' and 'Six Million Dollar Man' director after DNA links to the crime

Edwin Hiatt was arrested in Burke County for the 1985 death of Barry Crane in Los Angeles. Crane directed dozens of episodes of hit 1970s and '80s TV shows such as 'The Incredible Hulk', 'Hawaii 5-O' and 'The Six Million Dollar Man'

US soldier miraculously survives 70 feet fall into Hawaii's Kilauea volcano
US soldier miraculously survives 70 feet fall into Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

The unidentified soldier was confirmed to be from Schoffield Barracks and was on Big Island as part of a training mission

First black hole to be photographed named 'Powehi' after traditional Hawaiian creation chant
First black hole to be photographed named 'Powehi' after traditional Hawaiian creation chant

Powehi means 'the adorned fathomless dark creation' or 'embellished dark source of unending creation' and comes from the Kumulipo, an 18th century Hawaiian creation chant

The true story behind Clint Eastwood's 'The Mule': How a 90-year-old trafficked 1,400 pounds of drugs for El Chapo
The true story behind Clint Eastwood's 'The Mule': How a 90-year-old trafficked 1,400 pounds of drugs for El Chapo

World-renowned horticulturist turned drug trafficker Leo Sharp was the inspiration behind Clint Eastwood's latest project, 'The Mule.'

Marla Maples 'bedded Michael Bolton' while she was still dating Trump, FBI probe reveals
Marla Maples 'bedded Michael Bolton' while she was still dating Trump, FBI probe reveals

Chuck Jones was later fired after he was allegedly seen stealing lingerie and 200 pairs of shoes from Maples' apartment on video footage that was recorded by a hidden camera.

Woman who slashed boyfriend with samurai sword 26 times over cheating suspicion jailed for 19 years
Woman who slashed boyfriend with samurai sword 26 times over cheating suspicion jailed for 19 years

The woman, identified as 31-year-old Emily Javier, was charged with attempted first-degree domestic violence murder

7-month-old girl dies after she was left overnight at an unlicensed daycare at Army housing facility in Hawaii
7-month-old girl dies after she was left overnight at an unlicensed daycare at Army housing facility in Hawaii

The infant, Abigail, was found dead at the facility this past Sunday, with the Honolulu Police Department opening an 'unintended death' investigation into the incident

'Historic' winter storm wreaks havoc in the Northwest, brings 'very unusual' snow in Hawaii
'Historic' winter storm wreaks havoc in the Northwest, brings 'very unusual' snow in Hawaii

The National weather service said that strong gusts hit nearly 70mph in some of the regions during the storm, and the agency has warned of possible coastal flooding in the region.

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