Rick Portwood

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Hawaii Senate to take last vote on gay marriage

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Senate is expected to pass a bill legalizing gay marriage on Tuesday, the final step for the state Legislature before sending the special session measure to Gov. Neil Abercrombie.<p>The bill allowing same-sex couples to wed on the islands starting Dec. 2 is expected to pass …

Brrrrr! Arctic blast brings January-like temperatures to much of country

A fierce arctic blast swept from the Midwest to Maine early Tuesday, lashing a long arm of the U.S. with freezing temperatures and blanketing some cities in snow and sleet, meteorologists said.<p>The strong cold front sent temperatures plunging across the East Coast and Gulf Coast as the forecast …

Wide-Open Race in 2016 Offers Ocean of Possibilities

It’s hard to re­mem­ber in­terest in a pres­id­en­tial elec­tion be­gin­ning to build so early. Wide-open pres­id­en­tial con­tests — that is, those …

Government

One World Trade Center crowned the tallest building in US

One World Trade Center — the marquee skyscraper that has spent more than a decade in development and construction amid great political debate — has claimed the mantle of tallest building in the country, staving off a challenge from Chicago's Willis (formerly Sears) Tower, an expert panel of …

Typhoon Haiyan in Pictures

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Apple Rumor Mill Again Heats Up With Reports Of Big-Screen iPhones

Every few months a report surfaces that Apple is working on developing a larger-screen iPhone. This time the source is <i>Bloomberg</i>, and the report is that not one, but two such phones are likely in development. Both are slated for release as soon with next year’s iPhone refresh, perhaps in September …