A look at the legislative twists and turns in Congress’ battle over the partial government shutdown and the entwined Republican effort to curtail President… More »
A woman with a year-old child led Secret Service and police on a harrowing car chase from the White House past the Capitol Thursday, attempting to penetrate the security barriers at both national landmarks before she was shot to death, police said. The child survived.
Civilian employees of the Federal government that are furloughed due to the shutdown can file for unemployment benefits from the State of Hawaii. Most… More »
A jury has rejected a claim that the promoter of Michael Jackson’s comeback concerts was negligent in hiring the doctor who killed the superstar with a drug overdose.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has told congressional leaders he still won’t negotiate over re-opening the government or raising… More »
The pressure is on for the federal government and states running their own health insurance exchanges to get the systems up and running after… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — Business leaders are taking sides with Democratic President Barack Obama after failing to persuade their traditional Republican allies in Congress to… More »
President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders to the White House on the second day of a partial government shutdown that has furloughed hundreds of thousands of workers and closed military cemeteries as far away as France. Republican leaders welcomed the Wednesday afternoon meeting but questioned whether Democrats were ready to deal.
CHICAGO (AP) — For millions of Americans trying to log in, the online insurance marketplaces created by the new health care law began with… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — First slowed, then stalled by political gridlock, the vast machinery of government clanged into partial shutdown mode on Tuesday and President… More »
If the government shutdown is not resolved by next month, the University of Hawaii football team could find themselves heavily affected. The Department of Defense has temporarily suspended sports competitions for the Army and Navy due to the budget stalemate.
The impact of the government shutdown is already being felt in the state’s tourism industry. A number of visitors who showed up at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor Tuesday morning were turned around at the front gate.
Lawmakers from Hawaii shared their statements about the government shutdown.
NEW YORK (AP) — Airlines are introducing a new bevy of fees, but this time passengers might actually like them.
Unlike the first generation… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — A comparison of rival House and Senate bills aimed at preventing a partial government shutdown Tuesday:
—Funds federal agencies… More »
Thousands spent the day on pins and needles as the federal government moved closer to shutting down. From Social Security to passports, many people headed to the federal building just in case.