Antibiotic resistance threats in the United States, 2013

Report: Drug-resistant bacteria are common killers

ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time, the government is estimating how many people die from drug-resistant bacteria each year — more than 23,000, or about as many as those k...…
A residential area in Fukuchiyama, Kyoto Prefecture, western Japan, is flooded by a typhoon Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Typhoon Man-yi, one of the most powerful storms to lash Japan this season, was bearing down on Japan and went past Tokyo on Monday, leaving one dead and dumping torrential rains, damaging homes and flooding parts of the country's popular tourist destination of Kyoto, where hundreds of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate to shelters. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY

Powerful typhoon downgraded after lashing Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A powerful typhoon that lashed Japan with torrential rains, leaving two dead, was downgraded to a tropical storm Monday, although it was still dumping rai...…
Police work the scene on M Street, SE in Washington near the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. The U.S. Navy says one person is injured after a shooting at a Navy building in Washington. Police and emergency crews gathered Monday morning outside the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building, where the shooting was reported. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

12 killed in Washington Navy Yard shooting

As many as two gunmen opened fire Monday morning inside the Washington Navy Yard, killing at least 12 people in an attack on office workers at the heavily secured military installation in the heart of the nation's capital, authorities said.…
loading zone ticket

HPD ticketing drivers abusing loading zones in Waikiki

Honolulu Police say they've been keeping a closer eye on loading zones because of complaints about some drivers abusing the zone. Some drivers were seen staying longer than the 3-minute time limit causing a traffic backup onto Kalakaua Avenue. While others, were seen waiting and not actively loading or unloading passengers.…
Makapu'u

Body found below Makapuu Lighthouse Trail

Honolulu firefighters and the Honolulu Police Department recovered a body found between the Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and the shoreline Sunday afternoon.…
Molasses Spill

Aerial views of the lingering molasses plume

A week after thousands of gallons of molasses spilled into Honolulu Harbor, the plume continues to wipe out marine life and hover close to shore. As the state determines whether to move from response to recovery mode, KHON2 took an aerial tour that showed we're not out of the woods just yet. …
File- This Dec. 17, 2010 file photo shows Director of the National Economic Council Lawrence Summers arriving for the tax cut extension bill during a ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the White House complex in Washington. President Barack Obama says he has accepted Lawrence Summers' decision to withdraw from consideration for the role of Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Obama says Summers was a critical member of his economic team and says he is grateful for his service on behalf of the country. Summers was the leading candidate to replace current Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke but faced opposition from some Democrats. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Summers withdraws name from Fed consideration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawrence Summers, who was considered the leading candidate to succeed Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chairman, has withdrawn from consideration...…
Honolulu Rail Project

Scheduled rail road closures starting Sept. 16

TRAFFIC ALERT Related story: Rail transit project to restart on Monday West Oahu/Farrington Highway Old Farrington Highway between Kualakai Parkway (North-South Road) and Old...…
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs for some yardage during the first quarter of the NCAA college football game Tennessee in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

No. 2 Ducks dominate Tennessee 59-14

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s Marcus Mariota had no idea he had thrown for more than 400 yards against Tennessee until he got to the locker room after the game and so...…