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This guy plans to swim across the Pacific Ocean over the next 6 months

This guy plans to swim across the Pacific Ocean over the next 6 months

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Courtesy The Swim Distance swimmer Ben Lecomte plans to depart on Sunday from Japan to swim 5,500 miles across the Pacific to San Francisco. He'll be swimming for eight hours a...
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Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

1 day ago   |   Washington Post

Aina Akamu gave final exams to his students as they sat on bleachers or the floor of the basketball court in the gym in his small town on Hawaii's Big Island.
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Volcanic eruptions might dig a hole in Hawaii's thriving tourism industry

Volcanic eruptions might dig a hole in Hawaii's thriving tourism industry

2 days ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

Hawaii's visitor industry had been anticipating that their tourism industry could shatter the 10-million visitor arrivals benchmark this year. While the numbers still look good...
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Eco-friendly sunscreens may sound like a good idea, but dermatologists actually want you to avoid them

Eco-friendly sunscreens may sound like a good idea, but dermatologists actually want you to avoid them

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Hawaii is the first state to ban the sale of chemical sunscreens , which can be toxic to coral reefs and marine life. The alternative to chemical...
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5 packing tips from a professional organizer that will make your next trip a breeze

5 packing tips from a professional organizer that will make your next trip a breeze

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Andy Wong/Associated Press Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with advertisers on this site. The first time Simona MacAngus traveled to Europe, more than 30 years...
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The first storm of this year's hurricane season has arrived, and it's headed for the Gulf Coast

The first storm of this year's hurricane season has arrived, and it's headed for the Gulf Coast

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

National Hurricane Center Subtropical Storm Alberto is the first named cyclone of the 2018 hurricane season, according to the National Hurricane Center. Alberto formed Friday...
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Trump canceling the Kim Jong Un summit makes tense trade, military talks with China even more fraught

Trump canceling the Kim Jong Un summit makes tense trade, military talks with China even more fraught

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Getty Images/Pool President Donald Trump's cancellation of a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un threatens further strain on U.S.-China ties amid a trade dispute. The...
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Hawaii enthusiast and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff spent $7 million to return a war god carving back to the islands

Hawaii enthusiast and Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff spent $7 million to return a war god carving back to the islands

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff paid $7 million to buy a carving of the Hawaiian god Ku at auction. The Benioffs, who own land in Hawaii, donated the carving to Bishop Museum in...
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Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is producing eerie blue flames only visible at night, and could cause deadly explosions

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is producing eerie blue flames only visible at night, and could cause deadly explosions

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

AP/USGS Volcanic activity at the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii is producing blue fire. The flames are caused by methane gas, a byproduct of the lava being spewed out by the...
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Beijing regrets US disinviting it from naval drill over militarization of the South China Sea

Beijing regrets US disinviting it from naval drill over militarization of the South China Sea

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Public Domain China's Defence Ministry expressed regret on Thursday after the United States withdrew an invitation to China to attend a major U.S.-hosted naval drill. The Rim...
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Putin has lost faith in Trump's promise to improve US-Russia relations

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Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool via REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin said President Donald Trump's promises to improve US-Russia relations have stalled because of... Read more ...

A CBS News reporter reveals what it was like when North Korea blew up its...

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Screenshot via CBSnews.com CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy was the only American broadcast news correspondent invited by North Korea to witness the destruction of a nuclear... Read more ...

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