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.
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.
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
Presidential hopeful Sanders told a youth forum that he respected several of his Republican colleagues in the Senate.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Friends and families are also sharing their grief over those they lost in what is being called the deadliest civil aviation accident since 2011
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
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.
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
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.
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!'
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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'
The unidentified soldier was confirmed to be from Schoffield Barracks and was on Big Island as part of a training mission
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
World-renowned horticulturist turned drug trafficker Leo Sharp was the inspiration behind Clint Eastwood's latest project, 'The Mule.'
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.
The woman, identified as 31-year-old Emily Javier, was charged with attempted first-degree domestic violence murder
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
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.
The former Clinton campaign chief, however, said that he wished she were the president, and added that there were some excellent candidates who are lining up for the DNC
Two shark researchers and conservationists, Ocean Ramsey and Juan Oliphant, came face-to-face with the beast off Oahu's north shore in Hawaii.
Trump is spending his holidays at the White House instead of taking a customary trip to his resort in Mar-a-Lago, Florida because of a shutdown, which began on December 21.
Watts is currently serving five consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for the murders of his pregnant wife and two children
Despite being convicted of the murder of his wife and two children, Watts was the recipient of several letters from women who expressed their adulation for him.
Brianna tweeted out a picture of her and her best friend in the hope she could find her after more than a decade. Twitter delivered within half a day
Martina Big, who is from Germany and claims to have the largest breasts in Europe, tied the knot with her fiance Michael on Big Island, Hawaii
Dramatic footage shows the moment US Navy sailors evacuated passengers from the Air Niugini plane that crashed into water after overshooting a runway
Christine Blasey Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in 1982 but a letter from her ex-boyfriend casts a shadow on a lot of her claims
A Hawaii man accused of killing his mother months ago stuffed her dismembered body parts in seven plastic bags in the kitchen freezer of the Waikiki apartment they shared
Students at Moody High School have apologized for taking a controversial photo of six white male students in cowboy boots standing on an African-American student lying face down
Reports state that over $2.3 million from a total of nearly $9.8 million was transferred from the emergency management agency's 'response and recovery' budget
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