Missile-Alert Error Reveals Uncertainty About How To React

Missile-Alert Error Reveals Uncertainty About How To React

By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn’t know what to do. They went to their guest bedroom, then decided it would be safer on the ground floor of their Honolulu…

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Kennedy Targets Gun Violence In Illinois Governor Campaign

Kennedy Targets Gun Violence In Illinois Governor Campaign

By SARA BURNETT, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Few people running for public office have been more personally affected by gun violence than Chris Kennedy, who was a child when his father and uncle, Sen. Robert Kennedy and President John F. Kennedy, were assassinated. Now the 54-year-old Democrat has made the issue a centerpiece of his…

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Crews Slowly Making Progress Removing Debris After Mudslides

Crews Slowly Making Progress Removing Debris After Mudslides

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Recovery crews are slowly making progress digging away masses of mud, boulders and toppled trees in a California community that was ravaged by deadly mudslides, but officials said they’ve removed enough debris from creek canals to prevent another potential disaster when the next rainstorm hits. Workers were…

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Hawaii Officials Mistakenly Warn Of Inbound Missile

Hawaii Officials Mistakenly Warn Of Inbound Missile

By AUDREY McAVOY and JENNIFER KELLEHER HONOLULU (AP) — A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake. In a conciliatory news conference…

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President Trump’s Nuclear Strategy Seeks New Weapons To Counter Russia

President Trump’s Nuclear Strategy Seeks New Weapons To Counter Russia

By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue…

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