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Thousands of immigrants seeking legalization through the U.S. court system have had their hearings canceled and are being told by the government that it may be 2019 or later before their futures are resolved.

The $4 trillion budget that President Barack Obama sends Congress on Monday proposes higher taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, and an ambitious $478 billion public works program for highway, bridge and transit upgrades.

Government and aviation industry officials from dozens of countries are meeting in Montreal this week to try to find consensus on how to keep from losing airliners like the one that vanished without a trace in Asia and another shot down in Eastern Europe.

The best chance to save the life of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be to put his dead brother on trial.

The Chicago Department of Aviation said Sunday that both O'Hare and Midway international airports are reporting some delays. About 1,300 flights have been canceled out of O'Hare and roughly 300 out of Midway.

Michigan's prison system is the target of a class-action lawsuit alleging that guards and other workers failed to prevent the sexual assault of male teen inmates who were locked up with adults.

A 38-year-old Kahuku man was arrested on suspicion of burglary after he was caught him peering into a home early Saturday morning in Laie, police said.

Asians have been slower to sign up for President Barack Obama's reprieve for young immigrants in the country illegally, and community advocates are ramping up efforts to reach thousands more who are eligible for his expanded immigration plan.

A federal appeals court in the nation's capital is scheduled to hear oral arguments Feb. 9 in a case related to the citizenship rights of residents of American Samoa.

Patients at a health center in Mesa were exposed to a measles outbreak that originated at California's Disney parks nine days before the first alerts to the public, health officials have confirmed.

With temperatures in the upper 60s and no chance of rain Sunday, the NFL decided to let the sunshine in for the title game between New England and Seattle.

The organization, Mothers Against Drunk Driving, wants people to know police have patrols out looking for motorists who drink and drive.

The leader of a Kansas commune that prosecutors say lived off of insurance payouts following the deaths of group members is set to stand trial for murder in the 2003 drowning of one of them -- a young mother whose death he allegedly foretold weeks before it happened.

Cold temperatures are suspected of killing some 150 sea turtles found in a lagoon of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula.

Authorities say a 3-year-old boy got ahold of a handgun from his mother's purse and fired just one shot that wounded both his parents.

Appalled and saddened by news of journalist Kenji Goto's purported beheading by Islamic State extremists, Japan ordered heightened security precautions Sunday and said it would persist with its non-military support for fighting terrorism.

Ohio State is lowering the football ticket price for its Hawaii season opener and another non-conference games next season, but tickets for games against Penn State and Michigan State will be more than $100.

A win Sunday will stamp the Seahawks as one of the best teams of the Super Bowl era. And, given Seattle's makeup and philosophy, the future for the franchise might be brighter than for any other club.

Val Kilmer confirmed Saturday that he is hospitalized and awaiting medical results, but said he has no tumor and hasn't had surgery. In a message on his Facebook page, the 55-year-old Kilmer said he was in UCLA Medical Center's intensive care for a "complication."

Two men were seriously injured Saturday in an apparent hit-and-run incident on the H-1 freeway near the Waimalu offramp.

Honolulu firefighters extinguished a smoldering electrical fire that forced a partial evacuation of a care home Saturday in Kapolei.

A 23-year-old man was seriously injured Saturday evening after the moped he was riding was rear-ended by a car in Mililani.

Anderson Silva won a unanimous decision in his comeback fight 13 months after breaking his left leg, dominating Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Saturday night.

Police in Central California were searching for a man suspected of beating a 16-year-old girl with a tire iron and raping her over the course of five days.

Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers won his second MVP award Saturday night, and J.J. Watt swept away the voters the way he sweeps quarterbacks off their feet to take top defensive honors.

It's Justin Timberlake's birthday, but it's another birth date that's on his mind -- that of his future son or daughter. The superstar shared a picture of a bulging belly -- presumably belonging to wife Jessica Biel -- on Instagram on Saturday.

A federal jury convicted a California man of distributing meth, possession of crystal meth with the intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime.

A 21-year-old man is in custody for the attempted murder of another man in public housing in Wahiawa, police said.

San Francisco police have arrested a man in connection with a suitcase found on a downtown street stuffed with dismembered human remains.

The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said.

Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final Sunday.

Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015, announced a day before the Super Bowl, also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf, along with senior selection Mick Tingelhoff.

More than 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles are being recalled for a second fix for faulty air bags that may inadvertently inflate while the car is running.

Japan and other nations condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday the beheading purportedly by the Islamic State group of Kenji Goto, a journalist who sought through his coverage of Syria to convey the plight of refugees, children and other victims of war.

The Hawaii basketball team could not maintain a hot start as its offense dried up in a 65-50 loss at Long Beach State on Saturday afternoon. UH (15-8, 3-4 Big West) was held to a season low in points, despite scoring the first 12 points of the game.

Junior guard Destiny King scored 15 points and the Rainbow Wahine honored the memory of the late Judy Mosley-McAfee by defeating Cal State Northridge 64-49 in a Big West basketball game Saturday at the Stan Sheriff Center.

University of Hawaii Manoa Chancellor Robert Bley-Vroman says it was "disturbing to see the extent of the allegations" from the NCAA, which charged the UH men's basketball team with seven violations.


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