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ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's top elections official stood out by refusing help from the Department of Homeland Security last August amid national concerns about the integrity of U.S. elections. Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp called it an attempted federal takeover and...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii father, mother and grandmother are charged with murder after allegedly starving a 9-year-old girl. Police on Hawaii's Big Island on Friday arrested 49-year-old Kevin Lehano (leh-hah-noh), 33-year-old Tiffany Stone and 59-year-old Henrietta Stone...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ride-hailing apps such as Uber and Lyft have been so disruptive to New York City's taxi industry, they are causing lenders to fail. Three New York-based credit unions that specialized in loaning money against taxi cab medallions, the hard-to-get licenses that...
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a fire in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building (all times local): 5:15 p.m. A fire official says at least three people are dead in a blaze in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building. Fire Department Capt. David Jenkins says the number of...
HONOLULU (AP) — More than 60 firefighters battled a multiple-alarm fire in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building Friday. The blaze at the Marco Polo apartments started on the 26th floor and spread to at least the 27th floor and several units, said Honolulu Fire Department...
HONOLULU (AP) — More than 60 firefighters are battling a multiple-alarm fire in a Honolulu high-rise apartment building. Honolulu Fire Department spokesman Capt. David Jenkins says Friday's fire at Marco Polo apartments started on the 26th floor and has spread to other units. He...
SEATTLE (AP) — An immigrant rights group is asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to release an Iraq War veteran who has been detained for more than three months while waiting to learn whether he'll be deported. Chong Kim, a South Korean immigrant and green card holder...
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal jury in Seattle has awarded nearly $15 million to the family of an unarmed black man shot and killed by police in front of his young son near Tacoma, finding police had no reason to use deadly force. The Seattle Times reported Friday ( https://goo.gl/...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland is well-known as a tree-hugging, outdoorsy city, but the river that powers through its downtown has never been part of that green reputation. For decades, residents have been repulsed by the idea of swimming in the Willamette River because of...