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COURTESY MAUNA KEA WEATHER CENTER
                                Snow blanketed Mauna Kea today as a winter storm warning was in effect until midnight.

Winter storm warning in effect for Big Isle summits

COURTESY MAUNA KEA WEATHER CENTER
                                Snow blanketed Mauna Kea today as a winter storm warning was in effect until midnight.

Updated on  December 11, 2016 at 12:21 am
The slopes of Hawaii island were under a winter storm warning today as several inches of snow were expected to fall this evening. Read More
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                                Louisville’s Lamar Jackson poses with the Heisman Trophy after winning the award tonight in New York.

Louisville’s Lamar Jackson wins Heisman Trophy

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                                Louisville’s Lamar Jackson poses with the Heisman Trophy after winning the award tonight in New York.

Updated on  December 10, 2016 at 6:33 pm
Lamar Jackson was trying to remember the last time he cried. He was pretty sure it involved losing a little league football game. Read More
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                                Suspect Stephen Joshua Whitney

Police shoot suspect in Keaau

HPD
                                Suspect Stephen Joshua Whitney

Updated on  December 10, 2016 at 2:56 pm
A Hawaii County police officer fatally shot a 30-year-old attempted murder suspect Friday afternoon in Keaau. Read More
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                                In a photo provided by Brooks Onishi, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant Lehua Beltrame-Tevaga greeted passenger Ray Richmond during a flight Thursday from Honolulu to San Diego.

Pearl Harbor veteran honored with inflight hula, song

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                                In a photo provided by Brooks Onishi, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant Lehua Beltrame-Tevaga greeted passenger Ray Richmond during a flight Thursday from Honolulu to San Diego.

Updated on  December 9, 2016 at 7:57 pm
A group of Hawaii musicians and a Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant provided special inflight entertainment to a Pearl Harbor survivor flying home from a ceremony commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack. Read More

Woman airlifted from Uluwehi Falls

Firefighters airlifted a hiker in distress Friday afternoon in Wailua, according to the Kauai Fire Department. Read More
Updated on  December 10, 2016 at 10:45 am
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                                Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling in U.S. elections, a White House official said Friday. White House counterterrorism and Homeland Security adviser Lisa Monaco said Obama ordered officials to report on the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts and Russia’s involvement.

Trump’s team pushes back against Russia hacking reports

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                                Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling in U.S. elections, a White House official said Friday. White House counterterrorism and Homeland Security adviser Lisa Monaco said Obama ordered officials to report on the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts and Russia’s involvement.
Donald Trump’s presidential transition team pushed back Saturday against reports that Russia was caught trying to tip the November election to the Republican and challenged the veracity of U.S. intelligence agencies investigating the campaign-season cyberattacks. Read More
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                                Max Holloway celebrated after defeating Anthony Pettis, right, to win the interim featherweight title during the main event of a mixed martial arts bout at UFC 206, tonight in Toronto.

Holloway stops Pettis to win interim 145-pound UFC title

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                                Max Holloway celebrated after defeating Anthony Pettis, right, to win the interim featherweight title during the main event of a mixed martial arts bout at UFC 206, tonight in Toronto.

Updated on  December 10, 2016 at 8:51 pm
Max Holloway stopped Anthony Pettis in the third round to win the UFC interim featherweight title in the main event of UFC 206 tonight at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Read More
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                                The front door of Comet Ping Pong pizza shop, in Washington, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. A fake news story prompted a man to fire a rifle inside a popular Washington, D.C., pizza place as he attempted to “self-investigate” a conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton was running a child sex ring from there, police said.

Patrons use dough to back pizza place targeted by fake news

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                                The front door of Comet Ping Pong pizza shop, in Washington, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. A fake news story prompted a man to fire a rifle inside a popular Washington, D.C., pizza place as he attempted to “self-investigate” a conspiracy theory that Hillary Clinton was running a child sex ring from there, police said.
There’s at least a slice of good news for a pizza restaurant in the nation’s capital caught up in fake news stories about a child sex trafficking ring run by prominent Democrats. Read More
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                                President-elect Donald J. Trump greets Betsy DeVos, his choice for education secretary, during his “USA Thank You Tour” at the DeltaPlex in Walker, Mich., Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.

Preparing for White House, Trump to attend Army-Navy game

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                                President-elect Donald J. Trump greets Betsy DeVos, his choice for education secretary, during his “USA Thank You Tour” at the DeltaPlex in Walker, Mich., Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.
President-elect Donald Trump is partaking in one of the nation’s most storied football rivalries, saluting U.S. troops at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday as he prepares to enter the White House. Read More
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                                The KKK and other white extremist groups don’t like being called “white supremacists,” a phrase that dates to the earliest days of white racist movements in the United States.

White supremacists? Not exactly, KKK and other groups claim

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                                The KKK and other white extremist groups don’t like being called “white supremacists,” a phrase that dates to the earliest days of white racist movements in the United States.
White supremacy is a label that’s too hot to handle even for groups like the Ku Klux Klan. Standing on a muddy dirt road in the dead of night near the North Carolina-Virginia border, masked Ku Klux Klan members claimed Donald Trump’s election as president proves whites are taking back America from blacks, immigrants, Jews and other groups they describe as criminals and freeloaders. America was founded by and for whites, they say, and only whites can run a peaceful, productive society. Read More
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                                General Motors Co. nears terms for initial public offering could happen in mid-November 2010, according to people briefed on the matter, Monday, Nov. 1, 2010.

General Motors to recall nearly 50,000 police SUVs

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                                General Motors Co. nears terms for initial public offering could happen in mid-November 2010, according to people briefed on the matter, Monday, Nov. 1, 2010.
General Motors plans to recall nearly 50,000 sport utility vehicles made for police departments and other government agencies because of a hazard in the cooling system. Read More
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                                U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third left, and France’s Foreign Minister Jean Marc Ayrault, fifth left, attend a meeting with others on Syria in Paris, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. Kerry, Ayrault and leading diplomats are trying to find solutions for Syria’s desperate opposition, as Syrian government forces squeeze rebels out of Aleppo after a devastating blitz.

Syrians stream out of eastern Aleppo as fighting rages

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                                U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third left, and France’s Foreign Minister Jean Marc Ayrault, fifth left, attend a meeting with others on Syria in Paris, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016. Kerry, Ayrault and leading diplomats are trying to find solutions for Syria’s desperate opposition, as Syrian government forces squeeze rebels out of Aleppo after a devastating blitz.
Hundreds more civilians fled what remained of the Syrian opposition’s enclave in Aleppo on Saturday as rebels and government forces exchanged artillery and mortar fire across the northern city. Read More
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                                President Barack Obama walks with daughter Sasha, left, as First Lady Michelle Obama walks with daughter Malia at right after arriving aboard Air Force One on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam in Honolulu.

Obamas head to Hawaii next week on final visit as first family

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                                President Barack Obama walks with daughter Sasha, left, as First Lady Michelle Obama walks with daughter Malia at right after arriving aboard Air Force One on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam in Honolulu.

Updated on  December 9, 2016 at 4:32 pm
The White House announced today that President Barack Obama and his family will travel to Honolulu next Friday for his final Hawaii holiday vacation as president. Read More

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