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President Barack Obama is offering full support and federal assistance to the New York Police Department in the wake of the killing of two officers.

A motorcyclist died early Sunday morning after a crash fronting the Diamond Head Theatre, according to an Emergency Medical Services report.

Firefighters were responding Saturday morning to a two-alarm structure fire in Nanakuli.

President Barack Obama says the United States is reviewing whether to put North Korea back on its list of state sponsors of terrorism as Washington decides how to respond to what he calls an "act of cybervandalism," not one of war, against a movie company.

The average price of regular gasoline nationwide has dropped another 25 cents a gallon in the past two weeks, to $2.47.

Maui county film and tourism officials are planning to produce a safety video to be played at airports and in hotel rooms throughout the island.

Jerod Mcdade, who doesn't have a local address, was charged at 4:15 p.m. Saturday with two counts of first-degree assault on a law enforcement officer. His bail was set at $40,000.

Police said the Palolo woman physically abused the victim in the presence of three minor children at about 12:20 p.m.

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, or CoCoRaHS, is a nonprofit, nationwide network of volunteers who take and report daily measurements of rain, hail and snow in their backyards.

Authorities in Maryland are identifying a woman who was shot by the same man who killed two NYPD officers before shooting himself to death.

The Makawao History Museum moved to a new location last month to gain more exposure within the Makawao community. The museum now is at 3643 Baldwin Ave., the main street of Makawao town, in a "quaint little spot right at the heart of town," project coordinator Cheryl Ambrozic said Tuesday.

The north and west shores of Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, and Molokai and the north shores of Maui are under a high surf warning, the National Weather Service said.

The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the shooting occurred at around 3 a.m. in the Tampa Bay-area city and that a suspect has been taken into custody.

Less than five years after an explosion fueled by excess coal dust killed 29 men deep inside a West Virginia underground mine, the nation's coal mines are on pace for an all-time low in work-related deaths.

An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, shooting both of them fatally before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said.

The driver of a Nissan Altima severed his arm in a collision in Hanalei Friday night, Kauai County police reported.

There is no mercy rule in college basketball, but if ever it were needed, it was Saturday. When UCLA scored its first points in the 83-44 loss, with about 12 minutes left in the first half, the crowd cheered, even the Kentucky fans. By that point, it was the polite thing to do. Kentucky led, 24-2.

Police opened an attempted murder investigation Saturday morning after a man arrived at a Kaneohe hospital with an apparent gunshot wound.

About 500 gallons of wastewater overflowed into South Kihei Road Saturday due to a mechanical failure at the Kihei No. 5 pump station, Maui County said in a statement.

The United States is asking China for help as it weighs potential responses to a cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment that the U.S. has blamed on North Korea.

A 31-year-old Salt Lake woman was charged Friday with threatening another woman in Kaneohe.

Police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed Saturday during a large fight in Waianae.

The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

Kilauea Lodge, a landmark hotel and restaurant that was originally a YMCA camp, was put on the market recently with an asking price of $5.9 million.

Members of the Cuban parliament gave a standing ovation Saturday to three men convicted of spying in the United States who were released as part of a historic agreement to restore relations between the two long-hostile countries.

With police urging any possible sex abuse victims to come forward, two lawsuits pending and more than 15 women making accusations stretching back years, Cosby has little to gain by speaking publicly, legal experts say.

In a surprise preview of her new album, Madonna released six songs Saturday on iTunes and various streaming services.

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.

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