Key House chairman slams Senate immigration bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key House committee chairman on Wednesday sharply criticized a wide-ranging immigration bill just passed by a Senate committee, underscoring the difficulties ahead as the politically volatile measure moves forward in a divided Congress. Separately,…

Facebook posts: Suit filed over vet’s detention

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A civil liberties group filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday on behalf of an ex-Marine who was detained in a psychiatric facility after posting anti-government messages on Facebook, using the case to criticize a program…

4 Americans killed since 2009 in US drone strikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2009 in Pakistan and Yemen. The disclosure to Congress comes on the eve of a…

Clark future uncertain if tour follows anchor ban

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Tim Clark considers his future in golf uncertain now that the game’s two governing bodies have outlawed the anchored putting stroke. “Man, this is getting really serious now,” Clark said Wednesday from the…

House panel moves to curb military sexual assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of a House panel angry over the growing epidemic of sexual assaults in the military took a key step toward tackling the problem by passing legislation Wednesday that would strip commanding officers of their…

Soldier charged with videotaping women

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army sergeant has been charged with secretly photographing and videotaping at least a dozen women at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, including in a bathroom. The Army said Wednesday that Sgt. 1st…
This May 4, 2013 police photo provided by the Orange County Corrections Department in Orlando, Fla., shows Ibragim Todashev after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. Todashev, who was being questioned in Orlando by authorities in the Boston bombing probe, was fatally shot Wednesday, May 22, 2013 when he initiated a violent confrontation, FBI officials said. (AP Photo/Orange County Corrections Department)

Man shot to death while questioned in Boston probe

Officials say a Chechen immigrant who was being questioned about his ties to one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was shot to death after a violent confrontation with an FBI agent.…
A tent is erected near the scene of an attack in Woolwich southeast  London Wednesday, May, 22, 2013. British officials said one person has died and at least two people have been wounded in an attack in southeast London. Scotland Yard said officers responded to reports of an assault Wednesday afternoon in the London neighbourhood of Woolwich. London Ambulance service said one man was found dead at the scene and two other men were taken to the hospital, with one in serious condition. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

London terror attack leaves 1 dead near barracks

In a brutal daylight attack which raised fears that terrorism had returned to London, two men with butcher knives hacked another man to death near a military barracks Wednesday before police wounded them in a shootout.…

Intercontinental missile test-launched in Calif.

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from a California base on Wednesday, a month after the test flight was postponed because of tensions with North Korea. The…
A man carries a drawer and a bag filled with clothes from Rachel Hernandez' home as residents of the Heatherwood Addition, on the south side of SE 4 and Bryant in Moore, Okla.,  returned to their homes Tuesday, May 21, 2013, to salvage any items after Monday's destructive tornado. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Beckel)

Oklahoma tornado damage could top $2 billion

The cost of a massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary official estimate announced Wednesday. State authorities meanwhile said two infants were among the 24 people who perished in the twister.…
Kaiser Moanalua

Community learns of Kaiser expansion plans

A meeting was held Tuesday night to alert Moanalua Golf Club members that Kaiser Moanalua is thinking of buying land owned by the club so it can expand. …

Traffic advisory: Lights in Pali Tunnels out

If you've driven on the Pali Highway, you may have noticed how dark it is in the tunnels. That's because the state says a malfunction cut the electricity in the tunnels in both directions. …

Officials say Benghazi suspects under surveillance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five men are under round-the-clock U.S. surveillance in Libya, wanted for questioning in the attack last year on the diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. The White House believes there is enough proof for a military…