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Hawaii Gov. Ige looks back on coronavirus, tourism shutdown

Hawaii Gov. Ige looks back on coronavirus, tourism shutdown

Crisis response is one way to sum up Hawaii Gov. David Ige's eight years in office.

53 mins ago
Asian faiths try to save swastika symbol corrupted by Hitler

Asian faiths try to save swastika symbol corrupted by Hitler

In much of the world, the swastika is often equated to Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Germany – a symbol of hate that evokes the trauma of the Holocaust and the horrors of Nazi rule.

1 hr 13 mins ago
Ga. Senate runoff between Warnock, Walker has bitter closing

Ga. Senate runoff between Warnock, Walker has bitter closing

The extended Senate campaign in Georgia between Democratic incumbent Raphael Warnock and his Republican challenger, football legend Herschel Walker, has grown increasingly bitter ahead as their Dec. 6 runoff nears.

2 hrs 33 mins ago
Hardship and hope: Winter, missile storms show Kyiv's mettle

Hardship and hope: Winter, missile storms show Kyiv's mettle

The hard realities of Ukraine’s capital are that a once comfortably livable city of 3 million people is now becoming a tough place to live.

8 hrs ago
Protests over China's COVID controls spread across country

Protests over China's COVID controls spread across country

Authorities in China’s western Xinjiang region have opened up some neighborhoods in the capital of Urumqi after residents held extraordinary late-night demonstrations against the city’s draconian “zero-COVID” lockdown that had lasted more than three months.

10 hrs 10 mins ago
Drive-by shooting injures 2 at funeral at Nashville church

Drive-by shooting injures 2 at funeral at Nashville church

Police say a drive-by shooting in Nashville has injured two people as they and others left church from the funeral of a woman who was fatally shot earlier this month.

13 hrs 26 mins ago
Wildlife conference boosts protection for sharks, turtles

Wildlife conference boosts protection for sharks, turtles

An international wildlife conference has moved to enact some of the most significant protection for shark species targeted in the fin trade and scores of turtles, lizards and frogs whose numbers are being decimated by the pet trade.

16 hrs 1 min ago
Trump faulted for dinner with white nationalist, rapper Ye

Trump faulted for dinner with white nationalist, rapper Ye

Former President Donald Trump is drawing criticism for dining with a Holocaust-denying white nationalist and the rapper formerly known as Kanye West.

16 hrs 26 mins ago
Judge denies 19-year-old's ask to attend father's execution

Judge denies 19-year-old's ask to attend father's execution

A federal judge has denied a request from a 19-year-old woman to allow her to watch her father’s death by injection.

17 hrs 51 mins ago
Biden, family hit Nantucket stores for some holiday shopping

Biden, family hit Nantucket stores for some holiday shopping

President Joe Biden has gone holiday shopping on the Massachusetts resort island where he spends Thanksgiving.

18 hrs 16 mins ago
Whole Foods decision to pull lobster divides enviros, pols

Whole Foods decision to pull lobster divides enviros, pols

Environmental groups are once again at odds with politicians and fishermen in New England in the wake of a decision by high-end retail giant Whole Foods to stop selling Maine lobster.

18 hrs 21 mins ago
Venezuela's gov, opponents resume talks; US eases sanction

Venezuela's gov, opponents resume talks; US eases sanction

Venezuela’s government and its opposition have agreed to create a U.N.-managed fund to finance health, food and education programs for the poor, while the Biden administration eased some oil sanctions on the country in an effort to boost the newly restarted talks between the sides.

18 hrs 41 mins ago
Biden eases Venezuela sanctions as opposition talks resume

Biden eases Venezuela sanctions as opposition talks resume

The Biden administration is easing some oil sanctions on Venezuela in an effort to support newly restarted negotiations between the Venezuelan government and its opposition.

19 hrs 16 mins ago
Judge denies bid for new trial in Whitmer kidnapping case

Judge denies bid for new trial in Whitmer kidnapping case

A federal judge has denied a new trial request by two men convicted of conspiring to kidnap Michigan’s Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

20 hrs 36 mins ago
US nuclear waste repository begins filling new disposal area

US nuclear waste repository begins filling new disposal area

Workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository have started using a newly mined disposal area at the underground facility in southern New Mexico.

21 hrs 36 mins ago

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