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American Samoa culture plays role in US citizenship ruling

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HONOLULU — In a decision citing American Samoa cultural traditions, those born in the U.S. territory shouldn't have citizenship automatically forced on them, a...

As COVID-19 cases wane, vaccine-lagging areas still see risk

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JACKSON, Miss. — New COVID-19 cases are declining across the most of the country, even in some states with vaccine-hesitant populations. But almost all...

As virus cases wane, governors weigh ending emergency orders

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New coronavirus infections and deaths in the U.S. are down dramatically from earlier highs, though more contagious variants are spreading. Most people are now...

Nominee to oversee Indigenous affairs has widespread support

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Joe Biden's nominee to oversee Indigenous affairs at the Interior Department said Wednesday he won't impede tribes as they seek...

Carbon dioxide levels hit 50% higher than preindustrial time

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The annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began....

No mass protests after Honolulu police shoot, kill Black man

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HONOLULU — Lindsay Myeni and her South African husband moved to Hawaii, where she grew up, believing it would be safer to raise their...

Hawaii sets vaccine thresholds for lifting travel quarantine

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HONOLULU — Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Friday that the state will drop its quarantine and COVID-19 requirement for travelers once 70% of the...

$1B in grants to go for broadband on tribal lands

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The Biden administration is making available $1 billion in federal grants to expand the availability of high-speed internet on tribal lands. ...

Remains of Utah sailor killed at Pearl Harbor to return home

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DELTA, Utah — The remains of a Navy sailor who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor have returned to Salt Lake City, and...

Study blames climate change for 37% of global heat deaths

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More than one-third of the world’s heat deaths each year are due directly to global warming, according to the latest study to calculate the...