President Barack Obama during a joint news conference with South Korean President Park Geun-Hye  in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama, SKorea show united front against Pyongyang

Projecting a united front, President Barack Obama and South Korea's new leader warned North Korea on Tuesday against further nuclear provocations, with Obama declaring that the days when Pyongyang could "create a crisis and elicit concessions" were over.…

Ladies First: FLOTUS and Jason Collins team up

A week ago, first lady Michelle Obama tweeted to NBA star Jason Collins that “We’ve got your back.” She’s putting those words into action as she’ll stand beside him at a LGBT gala at the end of the month.

Amanda Berry, right, hugs her sister Beth Serrano after being reunited in a Cleveland hospital Monday May 6, 2013. Berry and two other women were found in a house near downtown Cleveland Monday after being missing for about a decade. (AP Photo/Family Handout courtesy WOIO-TV)

Police facing questions in 3 women’s Ohio rescue

One neighbor says a naked woman was seen crawling on her hands and knees in the backyard of the house a few years ago. Another heard pounding on the home's doors and noticed plastic bags over the windows.…

Prosecutors say soldier had cigarette, then killed

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — Shortly before beginning a shooting rampage through a mental health clinic in Iraq, an Army sergeant sat in a vehicle outside the building and smoked a cigarette, prosecutors said. The government on…
M.R.C. Greenwood

UH president retiring in September

University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood has announced she will be stepping down in September, two years before her contract expires.…
Honolulu Police Department

HPD’s alert messaging database hacked

The Honolulu Police Department has become the victim of hackers. While the breach did not affect police services, it did affect everyone who signed up for the HPD Alerts pilot program.…
FILE - In this Friday, March 3, 2004 file photos shows Felix DeJesus, holding a banner showing his daughter's photograph, standing by a memorial in his living room in Cleveland. Cleveland police say two women who went missing as teenagers about a decade ago have been found alive in a residential area about two miles south of downtown. Cheering crowds gathered Monday night on the street near the home where police say Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and a third woman were found earlier in the day. The identity of the third woman hasn't been confirmed. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

3 brothers arrested as missing women found in Ohio

Three women who went missing separately about a decade ago, when they were in their teens or early 20s, had been tied up but were found alive Monday in a residential area just south of downtown, and three brothers were arrested, police said.…
FILE - This April 15, 2011 file photo shows singer Lauryn Hill performing during the 12th Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. Hill is facing sentencing Monday, May 6, 2013 in New Jersey on federal tax charges.  Hill pleaded guilty last year to not paying federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007. A judge two weeks ago said Hill had paid only about $50,000 of more than $500,000 she owes. Hill said she has signed a recording contract with Sony that will help her pay her taxes. Citing the legal deadline, she made a song available on iTunes over the weekend. She faces up to a year in prison on each of three counts. Her attorney is seeking probation for her. (AP Photo/Spencer Weiner, file)

Lauryn Hill gets 3 months for failing to pay taxes

Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill was sentenced Monday to three months in prison and an additional three months in home confinement for failing to pay about $1 million in taxes.…

Couples, Montgomerie among 5 inducted to hall

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — About the only thing Fred Couples and Colin Montgomerie had in common was a golf swing good enough to trust for a lifetime. Couples became the first American to reach No. 1 in…
San Mateo County firefighters and California Highway Patrol investigate the scene of a limousine fire that killed five passengers on the westbound side of the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge in Foster City, Calif., Saturday, May 4, 2013. The Lincoln Town Car was packed with young women celebrating a girls' night out with a newlywed bride when it went up in flames. The driver and four women were able to escape. (AP Photo/Oakland Tribune-Bay Area News Group, Jane Tyska)

Investigators seek answers in deadly limo fire

Authorities searched for answers Monday in the fire that roared through a stretch limo packed with women on a girls' night out, hoping to learn what sparked the blaze and why five of the victims could not escape the fast-spreading flames.…
Toby Stangel

Trial begins for Oahu man accused of deadly shooting rampage

It's been nearly two years since a deadly shooting spree that started in Kaimuki ended with an arrest on the H-1 Freeway in Aiea. On Monday, victims and their families came face-to-face with the man accused of multiple counts of murder, attempted murder, and drug charges.…