| Aug 11, 2010
Former Sen. Ted Stevens, 86, who died in a plane crash Monday, was a brusque political patron who dominated Alaska's transformation from wild frontier to modern state until he became entangled in corruption charges.
Stevens was the longest-serving...
| Oct 29, 2010
James MacArthur, an actor best known for portraying Det. Danny "Danno" Williams on the original " Hawaii Five-0," the TV series that turned "Book 'em, Danno" into a national catchphrase, has died. He was 72.
MacArthur, who also appeared in the classic...
| Aug 26, 2010
George David Weiss, a prolific songwriter who co-wrote "Can't Help Falling in Love," "What a Wonderful World," "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" and many other pop hits, has died. He was 89.
Weiss, a former longtime president of the Songwriters Guild of America,...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 10:18 PM
Jack LaLanne, the seemingly eternal master of health and fitness who first popularized the idea that Americans should work out and eat right to retain youthfulness and vigor, died Sunday. He was 96.
LaLanne died of respiratory failure due to pneumonia at...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:01 AM
County registrar offices across California on Thursday will begin receiving the product of an audacious enterprise — nearly 1.6 million signatures collected by Americans Elect, a group attempting to ride exasperation with the nation's political...
| Dec 18, 2010
Samuel P. King, a federal judge who co-wrote an essay that led to major reform of one of the nation's richest charities, an educational trust founded by the estate of a Hawaiian princess, has died. He was 94.
King died Dec. 7 in a Honolulu hospital...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:27 PM
Hawaii officials estimate that the powerful tsunami generated from the Japan earthquake caused tens of millions of dollars in damage to ports, roads and homes in the state, and they expect tourism revenue to decline as Japanese travelers cancel vacations....
| Jan 28, 2011
Barney F. Hajiro, whose heroic actions as a World War II Army private during the rescue of the so-called Lost Battalion and in two other fierce battles in eastern France earned him a belated Medal of Honor nearly six decades later, has died. He was 94....
| Dec 30, 2010
| 8:30 AM
COLD in Phoenix [maybe not for you East Coasters, but definitely for us Hawaii types] but at least the sun is out! HUSKY HQ Tailgate Extravaganza now has close to 100 signed up, it'll be GREAT! Off to do supply shopping this AM, get our Block Party tix,...
| Feb 6, 2011
In early September 2010, Bruno Mars found himself sitting in the posh lounge of North Hollywood's Larrabee Studios, a high-tech temple designed for creating pop-music smashes. Platinum discs from artists who've recorded there line Larrabee's walls, and in...
| Sep 9, 2010
— On a recent misty morning, if you were standing in the right spot, you could have looked up to see a helicopter emerge from the pale heavens above this coastal enclave and a famous face squinting in concentration from the pilot's seat. Clint...