Big Island and Kauai tourism down following lava threat and flooding

Big Island and Kauai tourism down following lava threat and flooding
  • NJ teen earns college degree before graduating high school

    NJ teen earns college degree before graduating high school

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:46:23 GMT

    A New Jersey teen is skipping the usual academic order and earning a college degree before he’s even graduated high school.

    A New Jersey teen is skipping the usual academic order and earning a college degree before he’s even graduated high school.

  • Tillerson says leaders who ‘conceal the truth’ risk freedom

    Tillerson says leaders who ‘conceal the truth’ risk freedom

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:46:23 GMT

    Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told graduating cadets at the Virginia Military Institute Wednesday that truth and objective facts are paramount to American democracy. The comments are particularly notable…

    Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told graduating cadets at the Virginia Military Institute Wednesday that truth and objective facts are paramount to American democracy. The comments are particularly notable because…

  • Rapper T.I. arrested

    Rapper T.I. arrested

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:16:21 GMT

    The musician, whose legal name is Clifford Harris Jr., was reportedly arrested outside of the gated community where he resides in Henry County, Georgia.The musician, whose legal name is Clifford Harris Jr., was reportedly arrested outside of the gated community where he resides in Henry County, Georgia.

    Rapper T.I. was arrested early Wednesday morning, according to authorities in Henry County, Georgia.

    Rapper T.I. was arrested early Wednesday morning, according to authorities in Henry County, Georgia.

  • The Smithsonian unveils a portrait of Henrietta Lacks, the black farmer whose cells led to medical miracles

    The Smithsonian unveils a portrait of Henrietta Lacks, the black farmer whose cells led to medical miracles

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:46:19 GMT

    Her cells are responsible for the polio vaccine, gene mapping and in vitro fertilization to name a few. But for a long time most of the public didn’t know her contribution to modern medicine. Neither did she…

    Her cells are responsible for the polio vaccine, gene mapping and in vitro fertilization to name a few. But for a long time most of the public didn’t know her contribution to modern medicine. Neither did she because her…

  • Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European Parliament

    Mark Zuckerberg to appear before European Parliament

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:36:15 GMT

    Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to appear before the European Parliament to discuss Facebook's use of personal data. (FILE)Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to appear before the European Parliament to discuss Facebook’s use of personal data. (FILE)

    Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to appear before the European Parliament to discuss Facebook’s use of personal data.

    Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet senior members of the European Parliament to discuss Facebook’s use of personal data.

  • Pruitt contradicts ex-EPA security chief email over use of sirens in non-emergencies

    Pruitt contradicts ex-EPA security chief email over use of sirens in non-emergencies

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-05-16 16:01:17 GMT

    Scott Pruitt on Wednesday contradicted an internal email from his former security chief that said the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator encouraged the use of lights and sirens for non-emergency situations while traveling in a...Scott Pruitt on Wednesday contradicted an internal email from his former security chief that said the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator encouraged the use of lights and sirens for non-emergency situations while traveling in a…

    Scott Pruitt on Wednesday contradicted an internal email from his former security chief that said the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator encouraged the use of lights and sirens for…

    Scott Pruitt on Wednesday contradicted an internal email from his former security chief that said the embattled Environmental Protection Agency administrator encouraged the use of lights and sirens for non-emergency…

  • Scott Pruitt unapologetically defends EPA tenure amid blistering criticism

    Scott Pruitt unapologetically defends EPA tenure amid blistering criticism

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-05-16 10:11:01 GMT

    Scott Pruitt, the embattled administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, is expected to face questions about his spending and alleged ethical transgressions at a Capitol Hill hearing Wednesday on the agency's budget.Scott Pruitt, the embattled administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, is expected to face questions about his spending and alleged ethical transgressions at a Capitol Hill hearing Wednesday on the agency’s budget.

    Scott Pruitt, the embattled administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, is expected to face questions about his spending and alleged ethical transgressions at a Capitol Hill hearing Wednesday on the…

    Scott Pruitt, the embattled administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, vehemently defended himself while facing tough questions about his spending and alleged ethical transgressions at a Capitol Hill hearing…

  • In closed-door meeting, Ryan tells Republicans not to sign DACA petition

    In closed-door meeting, Ryan tells Republicans not to sign DACA petition

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-05-16 15:31:32 GMT

    House Speaker Paul Ryan in a closed-door meeting on Wednesday sought to discourage fellow Republicans from signing a measure that would force an immigration vote, members leaving the meeting said.House Speaker Paul Ryan in a closed-door meeting on Wednesday sought to discourage fellow Republicans from signing a measure that would force an immigration vote, members leaving the meeting said.

    House Speaker Paul Ryan in a closed-door meeting on Wednesday sought to discourage fellow Republicans from signing a measure that would force an immigration vote, members leaving the meeting said.

    House Speaker Paul Ryan in a closed-door meeting on Wednesday sought to discourage fellow Republicans from signing a measure that would force an immigration vote, members leaving the meeting said.