Republican Charles Djou won the special election in Hawaii's First Congressional District – the Honolulu district where President Obama grew up. Djou is only the third Republican Hawaii has elected to Congress since statehood.
05/23/2010 09:52 am
The case for adding new ground-based telescopes is compelling, astronomy experts say. But they cost $700 million to $1 billion apiece just to build.
05/21/2010 01:42 pm
Growing numbers or Japanese who study abroad see their future linked to a Chinese university. But US educators are fighting back, citing better schools and the ability to learn all-important English.
05/19/2010 03:02 pm
Tuesday's primaries signal a restless electorate unwilling to follow the behest of either party establishment. Sen. Arlen Specter lost in Pennsylvania. 'Tea party' pick Rand Paul is GOP's Senate candidate in Kentucky. Sen. Blanche Lincoln faces a runoff in Arkansas.
05/19/2010 09:19 am
Set in the fiftieth state, the remake of Hawaii Five-O will star Alex O'Loughlin as the son of Steve McGarrett, who battled crooks as the head of an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police on the original show, which ran from 1968-1980.
05/18/2010 12:39 pm
The Tuesday primaries will be dominated by four key races in three states – Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Arkansas. On election eve, here is the central question to each race.
05/17/2010 03:59 pm
‘Princess Kaiulani’ plays like a History Channel feature on Hawaii’s fight to defend its independence, led by a feisty princess.
05/14/2010 07:54 pm
Tired of repeated requests for President Obama's birth certificate – often from the same people – Hawaii has adopted a law that allows the state to deny such requests. But 'birthers' are now questioning a different document: the Obama Social Security number.
05/13/2010 03:41 pm
Once you figure out how fast distant galaxies are moving and how far away they are, then you can calculate when the Big Bang occurred.
05/12/2010 07:24 pm
Scientists say dark matter around many galaxy clusters is a flattened, cigar-like shape, rather than a rounded sphere.
05/11/2010 10:04 am