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Today in History: April 28, Mussolini is executed

Today in History Today is Thursday, April 28, the 118th day of 2022. There are 247 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Apri...

Some Vegas Strip casinos to get new facades, familiar names

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some shuffling among owners could result in rebranding, demolition, reconstruction and the addition of familiar names at some of the Las Vegas Strip's most iconic properties. ...

Maui musings: Finau happy to be back and feels he belongs

KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) — Tony Finau has been in Hawaii long enough to become a motivational speaker. For football, not golf. Finau arrived three weeks ago to spend ti...

Business Highlights: Inflation up, overdraft fees on wane

___ Fed to accelerate withdrawal of economic aid as prices surge WASHINGTON (AP) — Under Chair Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve is poised this week to execute a s...

Hard Rock International buying The Mirage operation in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hard Rock International said Monday it wants to see how a guitar-shaped hotel will play at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. In what MGM Resorts International CEO an...

EXPLAINER: Is China to blame for Solomon Islands unrest?

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Solomon Islands’ decision to switch its diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to Beijing has been blamed for arson and looting in the national capital Honiara, where protest...

Prominent Indian think tanker calls on US to 'save Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Brahma Chellaney, an academic at New Delhi–based Centre for Policy Research and fellow at Belin’s Robert Bosch Academy, has penned an article calling for U.S. ...

Virus pummels French Polynesia, straining ties with Paris

PAPEETE, Tahiti (AP) — France’s worst coronavirus outbreak is unfolding 12 times zones away from Paris, devastating Tahiti and other idyllic islands of French Polynesia. The South Pacif...

In French Polynesia, Macron tackles virus, China's ambitions

PAPEETE, French Polynesia (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron is visiting French Polynesia to showcase France’s commitment to the region amid concerns about the impact of climate change on the Pacific is...

All Blacks to face Tonga in likely rugby test mismatch

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The All Blacks will play Tonga on Saturday in their first test of 2021. It may prove to be a major mismatch. New Zealand head coach Ian Foster will use...

Panthers hope Christensen finally fills void at left tackle

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have been looking for a player who can protect the quarterback’s blindside for the past eight years. They think they may have found one i...

Taiwan's Pinuyumayan tribe holds coming-of-age ceremony at 2020's end

TAITUNG (Taiwan News) — As people across Taiwan prepared to ring in the new year on Friday (Dec. 31), Pinuyumayan (Peinan, 卑南) tribe members from Puyuma village in Taitung’s Peinan Townshi...

Pandemic gave locals fleeting taste of a tourist-free Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Line-Noue Memea Kruse lives on Oahu's famed North Shore, where marveling at sea turtles, epic waves and sunsets that paint the sky orange and purple are a must for many tourists in Haw...

Shough throws 3 TDs and No. 11 Oregon survives Bruins 38-35

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Tyler Shough threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and No. 11 Oregon held off short-handed UCLA 38-35 on Saturday to remain undefeated. At 3-0, Oregon solidifi...

No. 11 Ducks set to host UCLA a day later than planned

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — With a 2-0 start during a short season where every win is crucial, Oregon is not concerned with some of the more minor details. The No. 11 Ducks host UCLA on Satu...