BEIJING Countries on Wednesday began evacuating their citizens from the Chinese city hardest-hit by an outbreak of a new virus that has killed 132 people and infected more than 6,000 on the mainland and abroad.
WAILUKU Fewer sea turtles were found stranded on Maui last year than in 2018, although officials say most cases continue to be caused by fishing gear, officials said.
HONOLULU Scientists will decide whether to establish a captive breeding program on the U.S. mainland in an attempt to prevent the extinction of a bird species only found on Maui, officials said.
RIO DE JANEIRO Alê Roque wanders the untamed orchard in Rio de Janeiro, pushing aside leaves to point out what she helped plant last year. This is cacao, developing well … Look at this lime tree, its full … Lots and lots of tomato … That ones acai …, she says. It seems theres always more. Ginger… Avocado… Pineapple… Sweet potato.
WASHINGTON Pressure increased Monday on senators to call John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trumps impeachment trial even as defense lawyers brushed past extraordinary new allegations from Trumps former national security adviser and made legal and historical arguments for acquittal.
LOS ANGELES The edgy, avant-pop album that siblings Billie Eilish and Finneas created in a small bedroom made a big splash at the 2020 Grammy Awards, winning 11 honors for the musical family.
U.S. stocks tumbled Monday afternoon after China announced a sharp rise in cases of a new virus that threatens to crimp global economic growth.
BEIJING China on Monday expanded its sweeping efforts to contain a deadly virus, extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection as the death toll rose to 81.
BOISE, Idaho Police say the mother of two missing kids has been found in Hawaii along with her new husband, but theres still no sign of the children in the cross-country investigation that includes several mysterious deaths.
ORLANDO, Fla. Green Bay linebacker ZaDarius Smith hastily organized an homage to Kobe Bryant minutes before the Pro Bowl.
NEW YORK Kobe Bryant authored some of his most memorable moments at Madison Square Garden and made himself a centerpiece of the Lakers-Celtics rivalry.
HONOLULU Hawaii lawmakers have proposed initiatives to help reduce the number of traffic-related fatalities after transportation officials confirmed more than 100 deaths in the last year.
MELBOURNE, Australia Two-time French Open finalist Dominic Thiem is into the quarterfinals at the Australian Open, which is an all-new experience for him.
BAGHDAD One protester was killed by security forces after hundreds of anti-government protesters flooded the streets of Iraqs capital and southern provinces on Sunday, defying a powerful Iraqi religious leader who recently withdrew his support from the popular movement.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps impeachment trial enters a pivotal week as his defense team resumes its case and senators face a critical vote on whether to hear witnesses or proceed directly to a vote that is widely expected to end in his acquittal. The articles of impeachment charge Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
MANILA, Philippines Philippine authorities on Sunday lowered the alert level at Taal Volcano, two weeks after it began spewing ash, steam and rocks, a move that will allow many of the more than 376,000 displaced villagers to return home.
BEIJING A new viral illness being watched with a wary eye around the globe accelerated its spread in China on Sunday with 56 deaths so far, while the U.S. Consulate in the city at the epicenter announced it will evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight.
LOS ANGELES The U.S. has five confirmed cases of the new virus from China, all among people who traveled to the city at the center of the outbreak, health officials said Sunday.