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George HW Bush Hospitalized With Low Blood…

George HW Bush has been hospitalized for the second time since the death of wife Barbara Bush last month. The 93-year-old former president was taken to a hospital in Maine after suffering low blood pressure and fatigue, reports USA Today . Spokesman Jim McGrath says Bush is not experiencing any discomfort...

Shortage expected after floods smother Hawaii…

Farmers say Hawaii should brace for a shortage of its traditional crop taro after record-breaking rains flooded their fields on the island of Kauai last month

Lava covers plugged well at Hawaii geothermal…

Lava from the Kilauea volcano covers at least one well at a geothermal power plant on the Big Island

Swiss Re, Softbank call off talks on potential investment

Insurance company Swiss Re and Softbank have agreed to end discussions about a potential minority investment by the Japanese technology conglomerate

Indiana teacher who tackled shooter scheduled to…

A science teacher who was shot while tackling an armed student at a suburban Indianapolis middle school is scheduled to speak about the incident.

Are captive dolphins happy?

Scientists have been studying the welfare of captive dolphins.

China Has Dispatched Warships to Challenge U.S…

The Chinese military says it has dispatched warships after U.S. Navy vessels sailed near Beijing-claimed islands in the South China Sea.

Science Could Bring the Endangered Northern White…

Scientists have sequenced the frozen DNA from a dozen northern white Rhinos and have found that the species could be saved. Tony Spitz has the details.

San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping…

R.J. Reynolds is pumping millions of dollars into a campaign to convince San Francisco voters to reject a sales ban on flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and vaping liquids with flavors like cotton candy, mango and cool cucumber

Bloody but forgotten WWII battle still haunts…

The only World War II battle fought on North American soil was waged 75 years ago this month on Attu Island in Alaska's Aleutian Islands

Falling oil prices weigh on S&P 500, Dow

The S&P 500 and Dow eased on Friday after a steep drop in oil prices pressured energy stocks. Fred Katayama reports.

New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows to end bacterial disease

New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows to wipe out bacterial disease

Police launch probe after video shows officer punching woman

Police have launched an investigation after video posted online shows an officer punching a woman on a beach in southern New Jersey

Former President George H.W. Bush Hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush went to the hospital for fatigue and low blood pressure, a spokesperson said Sunday.

FBI Says Reboot Your Internet Router ASAP

Reboot your internet router now. That's what the FBI is telling the users of some 500,000 devices believed to be infected with powerful Russian malware capable of intelligence-collecting, software monitoring, and disabling routers, according to the New York Times . Network technology company Cisco Systems and antivirus company Symantec first...

With a roar, flash flood smashes into a Maryland…

Flash flood roars through downtown Ellicott City, Maryland, sweeping away cars and leaving devastation similar to community's last flood in 2016

Memorial honors WWII Navy men who died in…

A new memorial honors a dozen Navy men killed in an aircraft collision in Southern California while doing a training exercise during World War II

Oklahoma restaurant shooting victim in good…

An Oklahoma City hospital says a 12-year-old girl is recovering after being shot at a restaurant where the gunman was later shot dead by bystanders

Colombia set for combative runoff with divisions…

Colombia's presidential election is heading into a contentious runoff between two ideological opposites as the first-place finisher in Sunday's balloting took a hard line against the country's peace deal while his rival pledged to champion the poor