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20 new moons puts Saturn ahead of Jupiter

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The solar system has a new winner in the moon department. Twenty new moons have been found around Saturn, giving the ringed planet a total of 82, scientists said Monday. That beats Jupiter and its 79 moons. “It was fun to find that Saturn is the true moon ...

Hawaii County Police Department preparing to use body cameras

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The Hawaii Police Department officials say they plan to have officers outfitted with body cameras early next year. West Hawaii Today reported Monday that Police Chief Paul Ferreira says nearly $400,000 has been allocated in the 2019-2020 Hawaii County budget for a ...

Trump attacks own presidency

The House of Representatives has begun to gather evidence in an effort to determine if President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses. The Constitution defines an impeachable offense as “treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors.” The president need not have ...

Scherzer, Zimmerman lead Nats past LA to force Game 5

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Max Scherzer is 35. So is Ryan Zimmerman. The Washington Nationals would not be headed to a win-or-go-home Game 5 in their NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers without them. “We’re a bunch of yahoos. We’re old guys,” Scherzer ...

NBA’s reaction to Morey tweet differs in English, Chinese

By YANAN WANG The Associated Press BEIJING — The NBA put out one statement reacting to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of the Hong Kong protest movement. Depending on which language it was read in, the league’s words had very different meaning. A ...

Niners stay perfect, dominate Mayfield, Browns in 31-3 win

The Associated Press SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Richard Sherman has a strong message for anyone still doubting the unbeaten San Francisco 49ers. “Don’t flip-flop,” Sherman said after the 49ers thumped the Cleveland Browns 31-3 on Monday night. “If you said we weren’t going to make ...

Ukraine gas firm pressed by Trump associates

The Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine — As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump’s main political rivals, a group of individuals with ties to the president and his personal lawyer were also active in the former Soviet republic. Their ...

GM talks with UAW take a turn for worse

The Associated Press DETROIT — Contract talks aimed at ending a 21-day strike by the United Auto Workers against General Motors have taken a turn for the worse, hitting a big snag over product commitments for U.S. factories, a union official wrote in an email to members. The letter from ...

Dodgers score seven two-out runs in sixth, take 2-1 series lead over Nats

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — With all of that October experience, no wonder Justin Turner and the rest of the Los Angeles Dodgers managed to produce a postseason inning unlike any other: seven runs, all scored with two outs and two strikes. Turner’s three-run homer capped a ...

Colts shut down Mahomes, Chiefs 19-13

The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The way Indianapolis handled the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night sent a jolt through the NFL, whether it was dominating the line of scrimmage or shutting down Patrick Mahomes and Co. on defense. The one place the shock didn’t reverberate? The ...

Na Alii hold off Sabers 30-27

PUKALANI — Call this the new King Kekaulike High School football team. For the first time since 2010, Na Alii completed a season sweep of Maui High with a 30-27 win on Saturday night at King Kekaulike Stadium. Senior running back Kali Kuhaulua ran 26 times for 165 yards and two touchdowns ...

Revelations in impeachment inquiry rattle State Department

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The State Department has been deeply shaken by the rapidly escalating impeachment inquiry, as revelations that President Donald Trump enlisted diplomats to dig up dirt on a political rival threaten to tarnish its reputation as a nonpartisan arm of U.S. ...

Yankees continue domination of Twins with series-opening victory

The Associated Press NEW YORK — New postseason, same old story for the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins. DJ LeMahieu homered and drove in four runs, Gleyber Torres broke a tie with a two-run double and the Yankees extended their October mastery of Minnesota with a 10-4 victory Friday ...

Nationals hold off Dodgers, tie NLDS at 1-1

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The bullpen gate swung open and out trotted … Max Scherzer? Yep, Washington’s ace surprised the Los Angeles Dodgers and even a few teammates in the eighth inning Friday night. “All the chips are on the table right now,” Scherzer explained. “We ...

Trump now calls for China to probe Bidens

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is publicly encouraging China to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, snubbing his nose at an impeachment inquiry into whether a similar, private appeal to another foreign government violated his oath of office. Trump ...

Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers past Nats 6-0

The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers overpowered the Nationals on the mound and at the plate, extending the dominance that led to a franchise-record 106 victories in the regular season right on into the playoffs. Walker Buehler allowed one hit over six innings, Max Muncy drove ...

Cardinals rally, hold off Braves in ninth to take opener on road

The Associated Press ATLANTA — Back in the playoffs for the first time since 2015, the St. Louis Cardinals look as gritty as ever. The Atlanta Braves also started down a familiar path. Marcell Ozuna and Kolten Wong each hit two-run doubles in the ninth inning as the Cardinals overcame ...

Wilson throws for four TDs, Seahawks escape with 30-29 victory over Rams

The Associated Press SEATTLE — For all the other times when Seattle’s Russell Wilson was the best player on the field and made highlight plays, this was different. It could have been the stage of prime time or facing a division nemesis in the Rams. Or the circumstances of building an ...

Parts of Maui under flood advisory until 8 a.m. Thursday

Due to heavy rain, the National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for Maui island until 8 a.m. Locations in the advisory, which means that nuisance flooding is occurring or imminent, include Kahului, Kapalua, Honokohau, Kahakuloa, Puunene, Haliimaile, Pauwela, Paia, Makawao, Wailuku, ...

Pence finds himself under impeachment bus

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told Vice President Mike Pence to cancel his plans to attend the inauguration of Ukraine’s new president earlier this year after initially pushing for him to go, according to a person familiar with the matter, confirming an ...