Study finds higher homicide risk in homes with handguns
NEW YORK — Most U.S. gun owners say they own firearms to protect themselves and their loved ones, surveys show. But a study published Monday suggests people who live with handgun owners are shot to death at a higher rate than those who don’t have such weapons at home.
WHO says 99% of world’s population breathes poor-quality air
GENEVA — The U.N. health agency says nearly everybody in the world breathes air that doesn’t meet its standards for air quality, calling for more action to reduce fossil-fuel use, which generates pollutants that cause respiratory and blood-flow problems and lead to millions of preventable deaths each year.
Waimea Trails and Greenways hosts workday
Waimea Trails and Greenways hosted a workday on Ke Ala Kahawai O Waimea – The Streamside Trail of Waimea on March 26.
Kansas rallies, beats North Carolina 72-69 to win NCAA title
NEW ORLEANS — What looked like a lost cause turned into one of the sweetest wins ever for Kansas.
HPA girls, Waiakea boys lead the way in Waimea
WAIMEA – The Hawaii Prep girls looked right at home on Saturday.
Masters is all about Tiger Woods, even with so many subplots
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The gates to Augusta National opened a little after 7 a.m. Monday. It didn’t feel as though Masters week started until just before 3 p.m.
Sleeping pair killed when truck crashes into car on Maui
KIHEI — Two people sleeping in a car parked on the shoulder of a Maui roadway died when a pickup truck crashed into them, police said.