The commanding officer of the Pearl Harbor-based Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Mississippi was relieved of his duties Friday due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command, the Navy said.
A Hawaiian Airlines flight landed safety after being struck by lightning en route from Honolulu to Hilo on Friday evening. No injuries were reported. The aircraft, a Boeing 717-200, is designed to withstand lightning strikes.
Russia's top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life.
In a report released Friday, the Denver medical examiner's office said Jessica Hernandez also had marijuana and a small amount of alcohol in her system during the Jan. 26 shooting that sparked protests and calls for an outside investigation.
A white dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week turned up Friday under a bathroom sink in the same hotel, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's official said.
The unmasking of Islamic State militant "Jihadi John" as a Londoner who had repeatedly been questioned by security services sent shock waves through Britain Friday, with Prime Minister David Cameron stepping in to defend British spy craft.
Cambodia's most popular tourist attraction -- the complex of ancient temples that includes Angkor Wat -- is suffering from a form of overexposure: At least five foreign visitors have been arrested and deported this year for taking nude photos at the sacred sites.
Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.
Senior middle Taylor Averill put down a match-high 14 kills to lead No. 6 Hawaii past No. 10 Long Beach State 25-22, 24-26, 25-14, 25-22 in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation volleyball match Friday night in Long Beach, Calif.
A man who authorities say may have been unhinged by the death of his ailing mother killed seven people and then took his own life in a house-to-house shooting rampage that wiped out a swath of this tiny town in the Missouri Ozarks.
A three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that any high-profile case would receive significant media attention, but that knowledge of such case "does not equate to disqualifying prejudice."
A special House committee voted unanimously that state Rep. Calvin Say "is qualified to sit as the member" representing his district, in response to the latest challenge to question where the longtime lawmaker and former House speaker actually lives.
Chris Lambert homered and had three RBIs and 10 straight Pepperdine batters reached base with two outs in an eight-run second inning as the Waves rolled Hawaii 16-1 on Friday afternoon at Eddy D. Field Stadium in Malibu, Calif.
Negus Webster-Chan got hot from outside in the first half and Hawaii used a balanced run in the second half to take control in a 78-59 men's basketball victory over visiting Long Beach State on Thursday.
After two quick outs in the top of the first inning, California broke loose for eight runs and the 19th-ranked Golden Bears pulled away from the University of Hawaii softball team in a 12-4 win in five innings in the opening game of the Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament on Thursday.
A sharply divided Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted itself sweeping new powers to regulate the business practices of the nation's Internet service providers in a bid to ensure that they don't discriminate in the way they deliver broadband services.
Hawaii's last sugar cane plantation wants to transition to growing plants for energy. But it hasn't found another crop that grows as well as sugar cane in a variety of soils or one that can stand up to Maui's strong winds.
Jordan Richartz homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs and Alan Baldwin added a solo homer of his own as Hawaii crushed Pepperdine 15-8 in the opener of a four-game series at Eddy D. Field Stadium in Malibu, Calif.