Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie says he is disgusted by the 'birther' claims that President Obama was not born in the state. He's vowing to change state law in order to prove Obama right.
Readers write in about the motivations of suicide terrorists, the term 'conservative,' the price of parenting – and grandparenting, and the victimization of soldiers.
Hexavalent chromium is the pollutant at the heart of 'Erin Brockovich.' The movie recounts the legal battle waged by residents of Hinkley, Calif., who blamed exposure to the chemical for high rates of diseases.
The lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning will be the first total lunar eclipse to occur on the Winter solstice since 1638. The Winter solstice is the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.
New Census figures released Tuesday shows that 75 percent of US metro areas – most of them in the South and West – saw racial segregation drop to levels not seen for more than a century.
December 7, 1941, now known as Pearl Harbor day, arrived as the country remained hopeful for peace. President Franklin Roosevelt reacted to the intense day with 'deadly calm,' his wife Eleanor would later recall.
Visitors enter the USS Arizona memorial at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Dec. 4, 2010. The loss of life aboard the Arizona accounted for nearly half of the Americans who perished at Pearl Harbor and 13 other attack sites on the island on December 7, 1941, the day that drew the US into World War II. Last year's 69th anniversary coincided with the dedication of a new $56 million Pearl Harbor visitors center, featuring indoor and outdoor galleries, interactive exhibits, two movie theaters, an amphitheater, and an education center.
Reusable shopping bags would get a boost from a bill before the Honolulu City Council. But the measure, which would also ban some plastic bags, was deferred.
Emboldened by their massive success in the House Tuesday, Republicans are crowing about repealing 'Obamacare.' Democrats fear the GOP will now try to impeach Obama. Take all this with a grain of salt, one expert says.
The ethnic Kachin, legendary guerrillas who spent decades fighting Burma's military regime, have been cut out of the Burma election scheduled for Nov. 7.