Honolulu International Airport

TSA expanding rapid screening to 100 airports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Travelers could soon be able to keep their shoes on while going through security at more airports around the country. The U.S. Transportation Securi...…
In this image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Free Syrian army fighters fire their weapons during clashes with government forces, unseen, in Daraya, a suburb of Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

Al-Qaida-linked rebels attack village in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Al-Qaida-linked rebels launched an assault on a regime-held Christian mountain village in the densely populated west of Syria and new clashes erupted n...…
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, right, arrive for a closed-door intelligence briefing for members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, as President Barack Obama seeks congressional authorization for military intervention in Syria. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama: On Syria, US, world credibility is on line

In an impassioned appeal for support both at home and abroad, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the credibility of the international community and Congress is on the line in the debate over how to respond to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. As Obama made his case overseas, legislators on Capitol Hill debated whether a proposed resolution authorizing military force would shift the momentum after more than two years of Syrian civil war.…
doctors

Hospitals share medical records electronically

Castle Medical Center and the Hawaii Pacific Health's network of four hospitals will now be able to connect their patients electronic medical records through the state's health information exchange.…
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Trucking company could face fines for H-1 Freeway spill

There could be more trouble for the trucking company that causes a major traffic jam on the H-1 Freeway over the weekend. SER trucking was hauling a load that spilled on the freeway Saturday, causing a massive traffic jam.…
Road work in Chinatown

Businesses suffering through Chinatown road project

A road project through Chinatown is causing a traffic nightmare for drivers. Nearby businesses are also suffering but few could have imagined just how bad things would get when the work started two years ago.…
12th Avenue Grill

Kaimuki hangs onto old-school charm

One of the oldest neighborhoods on Oahu is transforming. Kaimuki is known for its mom and pop stores, but continues to welcome more modern and eclectic businesses. …
KHON2 EMS

Surfer found unconscious in Waikiki

The Honolulu Emergency Services Department says a man in his 20s went unconscious while surfing at Tonggs surf break. …
senate

Syria resolution sets deadline, bars ground forces

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate resolution authorizing President Barack Obama to use military force against Syria would bar American ground troops for combat operations and set a deadline for any action.…