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Homelessness in Hawaii: ‘Return to Home’ initiative plans to give homeless one-way tickets off island

Homelessness in Hawaii, particularly in the capital Honolulu, has become a top concern for state officials. To combat this, the Hawaii state government has created an antidote – the “Return to Home” initiative.

NYC man puts baby up for sale on Craigslist for $100; students say alleged joke isn’t funny

In New York City, a man takes to the popular buying and selling website, Craigslist, in late July, to vent his frustrations with his girlfriend by putting their baby up for sale. BYU-Hawaii students said they were disgusted by the whole debacle.

Kidnapped girl found and recovered in Idaho

A 16-year-old girl, Hannah Anderson, was saved from her suspected abductor, James DiMaggio, in Idaho after residents spotted the suspicious couple on a country hiking trial.

Talking peace in the Middle East: U.S. and Palestinian officials negotiate under skepticism

United States Secretary of State John Kerry was able to extend the time for the Middle East peace talks by nine months. The goal is to reach a negotiation for the disputations between Israelis and Palestinians and hopefully work toward ending their conflict.

A Lei for Peace: State commemorates the sacrifice of Hawai‘i’s last queen

Hawai’i honored their Heroine of Forgiveness, Queen Lili’uokalani, on Hawai’i’s 11th annual International Forgiveness Day. On Sunday, August 4th, the Hawai’i Forgiveness Project commemorated the Queen at the State capitol in Honolulu.

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