Brush fire in Maui closes highway, forces evacuations
MAUI, Hawaii - Maui firefighters are battling a sizable brush fire that has closed a highway and forced evacuations. Hawaii News Now reports that the flames closed Hana Highway...
1 hour ago - The Seattle Times
SparkLabs launches SparkChain Capital, a $100 million fund for blockchain and cryptocurrency startups
Blockchain is one of the biggest tech buzzwords in recent times, with markets including music , travel , and car-sharing slowly succumbing to blockchain's allure. Then there...
1 hour ago - Venture Beat
Savor the city's overflowing craft brew scene, festivals
The import/export business helped fuel the growth of Portland, Maine, centuries ago. Its accessible waterfront and compact, walkable city front made it an idea spot for ships...
2 hours ago - Boston Herald
Day care workers in toddlers' hot-car death get travel grant
PORTALES, N.M. - A state district judge will allow two former New Mexico daycare owners charged with leaving two children in a hot car to travel out of state. The Eastern New...
2 hours ago - The Seattle Times
This is the Surprising Reason Why Chad Was Included in the Most Recent U.S. Travel Ban
This is the story of how an office supply glitch became a major irritant between the United States and one of its close security partners. When President Donald Trump added the...
2 hours ago - Time
Why October Is the Month to Book Your Holiday Travel
It's time to think about holiday travel...and here's a surprising tip.
2 hours ago - NBC News
US: Myanmar's military accountable for Rohingya crisis
Forty-three US lawmakers have urged the Trump administration to re-impose US travel bans on Myanmar's military leaders.
3 hours ago - Al Jazeera
What Are The Busiest Days At The Airport?
MINNEAPOLIS - Thousands of families were flying out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday to take advantage of the long MEA weekend. We've always heard it...
4 hours ago - CBS
Hartford Police Probe 'Specific Pattern' Of Armed Robberies Involving Apps
A half-dozen armed robberies over the last month follow “a specific pattern,” which includes luring victims who use apps to buy or sell items, police said. In all the...
6 hours ago - Hartford Courant
As Amazon's deadline for HQ2 bids closes, speculation on winner heats up
Where did Amazon executives go to school, what's the travel time between Seattle and an HQ2 bidder, how many art establishments are there per capita, where are the brain cells?...
6 hours ago - The Seattle Times
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Cubs show their fight, stay alive in NLCS with 3-2 win over Dodgers
Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs and the Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 4 of the NLCS.
Restaurant admits to serving Popeyes chicken, charging $13
The secret to Sweet Dixie Kitchen's $13 brunch dish? Popeyes chicken tenders.
Dow closes above 23,000 for the first time
The Dow Jones industrial average rose again above the 23,000 level on Wednesday, driven by a jump in IBM after the computing giant hinted at a return to revenue growth.
Trump sends $25,000 check to fallen soldier's family on same day as...
A White House official confirms to CNN that the President sent a personal check to the family of Army Cpl. Dillon Baldridge Wednesday.
WATCH LIVE: White House holds daily briefing
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is speaking with members of the White House Press Corps.
VP Mike Pence's brother plans to run for Congress
The congressional seat that the vice president and former Indiana governor represented for 12 years could be occupied by another Pence.
Obama returns to campaign trail for Dems in governor's races
WASHINGTON - Former President Barack Obama is returning to the campaign trail to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in New Jersey and Virginia as they gear up for...
Yankees sweep three in row at home from Astros, lead series 3-2
The Yankees finally solved a longtime nemesis at just the right moment, beating Dallas Keuchel and the Astros 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the ALCS.
Jury convicts ex-Oklahoma police officer in 4th murder trial
TULSA, Okla. - A white former Oklahoma police officer has been convicted of first-degree manslaughter in his fourth trial for the 2014 fatal shooting of his daughter's black...
Black, female insurance exec on quest to mentor teen girls
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Teresa White, the first black president of Georgia-based insurance giant Aflac U.S., is on a quest to help young African-American girls succeed. White landed...