Heavy rain across Kauai prompts rescues from floodwater

[ad_1] HONOLULU — Several people on the Hawaiian island of Kauai needed to be rescued from floodwaters during heavy rain, authorities said Friday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. Heavy rain beginning Thursday afternoon prompted the closure of public schools Friday across Kauai and the opening of shelters. Crews worked Friday to reopen … Read more

US will push China to change policy that threatens American jobs, Yellen says

[ad_1] BEIJING — The Biden administration will push China to change an industrial policy that poses a threat to U.S. jobs, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Monday after wrapping up four days of talks with Chinese officials. She also said in Beijing they had “difficult conversations” about national security, including American concerns that Chinese companies … Read more

Bill Clinton reflects on post-White House years in the upcoming memoir ‘Citizen’

[ad_1] NEW YORK — NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton has a memoir coming out this fall about his years since leaving public office in 2001. “Citizen: My Life After the White House” will cover everything from the presidential campaigns of his wife, Hillary Clinton, to his views on events ranging from the … Read more

Storm CFO Tricia McLean dies at 61 after suffering medical emergency

[ad_1] SEATTLE — Tricia McLean, the chief financial officer for the Seattle Storm, has died following a medical emergency, the WNBA team said Thursday. She was 61. McLean died Monday, the team said. She was hired as the vice president of finance and human resources shortly after the Force 10 Hoops ownership group purchased the … Read more

Rescue effort launched to assist 3 people at New Hampshire’s Tuckerman Ravine ski area

[ad_1] SARGENT’S PURCHASE, N.H. — Two people were rescued and emergency crews were attempting to rescue a third Saturday at a ski area on the Northeast’s highest mountain, a news report said. The New Hampshire State Police told WMUR-TV that crews had been working since Saturday afternoon to rescue three people at Tuckerman Ravine, a … Read more

Young girl killed when a hole she dug in the sand collapsed on a Florida beach, authorities said

[ad_1] A pail rests next to caution tape on a beach in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla., on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024. A young girl was buried in sand and died Tuesday when a deep hole she was digging with a little boy collapsed on them both at a south Florida beach, authorities said. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel … Read more

Russian drone strike on Kharkiv, Ukraine’s 2nd largest city, kills 7

[ad_1] KYIV, Ukraine — A Russian drone strike on Kharkiv, Ukraine‘s second largest city, killed seven people overnight, including three children, Kharkiv region governor Oleh Syniehubov reported Saturday. He said at least 10 drones were launched at Kharkiv, eight of which were shot down. Civilian infrastructure in the Nemyshlyan district of the city was hit, … Read more