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For the first time since the shooting, police officer Darren Wilson is speaking publicly to ABC News. Attorneys for Michael Brown's family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against Wilson.

Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee Colette Machado announced Tuesday that she would step down as chairperson of the nine-member board when the new panel takes office in December.

Former city finance director Roy Amemiya will become Mayor Kirk Caldwell's second-in-command on Jan. 1, replacing Managing Director Ember Shinn who is going back into retirement.

Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees.

A 20-year-old Waikoloa man was arrested Monday after he cut two men with a knife in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii island police said.

The Hawai'i Community Development Authority today approved the first residential and commercial development in Phase Two of Howard Hughes Corp.'s Ward Village Master Plan.

City officials will formally reopen an expanded and improved Banzai Rock Skate Park in Pupukea Wednesday.

A large northwest swell has prompted weather officials to expand a high surf advisory for most islands.

A 50-year-old Hauula man accused of sexually assaulting a child in Arizona more than two decades ago is in police custody awaiting an extradition hearing.

A Coast Guard plane touched down in Orlando at dusk Tuesday, hauling a cargo of the world's rarest sea turtles, rescued by volunteers from the lethally chilly waters and beaches of Cape Cod Bay.

A grand jury on Maui has indicted a 24-year-old man for the alleged sex assault of a juvenile female last year.

Two men were in police custody after they allegedly attacked a man in Makiki and stole his cell phone early Monday morning.

University of Hawaii campus security released an image of a man whom they believe committed several acts of incident exposure over the past three weeks, according to the university's public safety website.

Hospitals on Hawaii's Big Island face the need to make massive cuts to services if lawmakers don't approve more funding, an official with the public health care system said.

Police are looking for a man who robbed the Ewa Beach branch of American Savings Bank Monday morning.

A 60-year-old Wailuku man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after being rescued from the ocean at a Maui spot known as "River Mouth" in Waiehu, Maui police reported.

Rates for shippers using Matson Inc. will be paying an average 5.4 percent more.

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd showed up late for a New Zealand court appearance Wednesday and clowned around by jumping on the back of one of his security guards outside the courthouse.

A 58-year-old window washer who fell 11 stories from a building onto a moving car is "fighting for his life" and opens his eyes when relatives speak to him, his family said.

Students at a Southwest Florida high school told administrators that two teens tried to recruit them into a "prostitution ring" and that one 15-year-old boy had been "pimping out girls," according to an arrest affidavit.

Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.

Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts."

The National Weather Service says a cold front which brought a few showers to the state Monday has dissipated south of the Big Island. But it left cooler weather and north winds in its wake.

The Hawaii men's basketball team saw a 21-point lead trimmed to one in the second half, but the Rainbow Warriors pushed back against Marist and completed a 62-55 victory on Day 2 of the Gulf Coast Showcase at Germain Arena in Estero, Fla., on Tuesday.

Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can consider appeals.

Hong Kong authorities cleared street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in the volatile Mong Kok district for a second day Wednesday after a night of clashes in which police arrested 116 people.

One of two Minnesota men accused of planning to join the Islamic State group was stopped at an airport by FBI agents before traveling to the Middle East, but the other man slipped by authorities, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday.

Stocks have been drifting gradually higher this month, having rebounded sharply from a slump in October, as investors have grown more confident that actions from central banks around the world will help bolster the global economy.

With plenty of flat screen TVs, game nights and even an outdoor fire pit, life in isolation for members of the U.S. military who have returned from the Ebola mission in West Africa can look a lot like summer camp.

Mazda is recalling nearly 100,000 midsize cars in the U.S. to fix a problem with the tire pressure monitoring system.

For the first time in more than a decade Barbie has been frozen out of the top spot on the holiday wish lists of girls.

A 23-year-old Las Vegas father told police he knelt on his 7-month-old son's chest before the boy died last week because he was angry the boy was being "fussy" even after being fed.

Territorial Bancorp Inc. has declared its third special cash dividend in the last three years.

Fire destroyed a single-story attachment to a residential structure in the Fern Acres subdivision in Puna on Monday.

Hawaii County police are investigating an assault and terroristic threatening case after a confrontation early Sunday at a home in Volcano.

The Honolulu Board of Water Supply says it has fixed a leaking valve that flooded Kamehameha Highway near Pali Momi Street in Aiea.

Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.

A procrastinator's holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day.

As darkness fell in Ferguson, Missouri, where authorities hoped to avoid a second night of chaos in the streets, Obama said destructive actions are criminal acts and those who responsible should be prosecuted.

The violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, reflect simmering U.S. tensions over racial discrimination that could undermine the country's stability, a senior Russian diplomat said Tuesday.

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.

The Food and Drug Administration announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules Tuesday, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus, menu boards and displays.

The Coast Guard honored the captain and two crew members of the Matson container ship Manukai for rescuing three men aboard a 42-foot sailboat that was caught in Hurricane Julio in August.

An attempt by Hong Kong authorities to clear a 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in Mong Kok district spiraled into chaos Tuesday as hundreds more protesters flooded the crowded neighborhood, a flashpoint for earlier violent clashes with police and angry mobs.

An air and sea search for an 84-year-old passenger lost overboard from a cruise ship east of Sydney was called off Tuesday after authorities calculated that he could not have survived.

A group that includes moms and environmentalists wants to help defend a new Maui County law that bans the cultivation of genetically modified organisms.

Cyber-security researchers say they've identified a highly sophisticated computer hacking program that appears to have been used by an as-yet unidentified government to spy on banks, telecommunications companies, official agencies and other organizations around the world.

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