Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

Kalalau trail re-opens Saturday morning

The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of State Parks will reopen the Kalalau trail in Napali Coast State Wilderness Park, Ka…

FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013 file citizen journalism image provided by the United media office of Arbeen which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a member of a UN investigation team takes samples of sands near a part of a missile is likely to be one of the chemical rockets according to activists, in the Damascus countryside of Ain Terma, Syria. The intelligence linking the Syrian regime and President Bashar Assad to the alleged chemical weapons attack that killed at least 100 Syrians is no “slam dunk,” with questions remaining about who actually controls some of Syria's chemical weapons stores and doubts about whether Assad himself ordered the strike, U.S. intelligence officials say. (AP Photo/United Media Office of Arbeen, File)

What is the Chemical Weapons Convention?

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria took the first step Thursday toward joining the Chemical Weapons Convention after its most important ally, Russi…