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Hawaii says lack of adequate fail-safe measures led to false missile alert

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU (Reuters) – Human error and a lack of adequate fail-safe measures during a civil defense warning drill led to the false missile alert that...

Trump says ‘I’m not a racist,’ willing to reach deal on DACA

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he is “not a racist” despite reports of his derogatory comments about...

Motor racing-Dan Gurney, all American racer, dead at 86

(Reuters) – American racer Dan Gurney, a Formula One and Le Mans 24 Hours winner in the 1960s who started a trend by spraying champagne on the victory podium, died...

Missile false alarm causes panic for PGA Tour players

(Reuters) – Some of the world’s top professional golfers were panicked by a false report of an incoming ballistic missile in Hawaii on Saturday, with one...

Twenty dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

By Paula Lehman-Ewing LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The search for survivors of the deadly mudslides in parts of California’s Santa Barbara County continued Sunday...

FCC says appears Hawaii had no safeguard to stop missile scare

By David Shepardson (Reuters) – Hawaii apparently did not have adequate safeguards in place to prevent a false emergency alert about a missile attack that panicked...

FCC says government officials must work to prevent false alerts

By David Shepardson (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Sunday that Hawaii apparently did not have adequate safeguards...

FCC says government officials must work to prevent false alerts

By David Shepardson (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Sunday that Hawaii apparently did not have adequate safeguards...

Twenty dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

By Paula Lehman-Ewing LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The search for survivors of the deadly mudslides in parts of California’s Santa Barbara County continued Sunday...

Transgender U.S. military recruits enlist amid uncertainty

By Chris Kenning CHICAGO (Reuters) – Transgender Americans are openly enlisting in the U.S. military for the first time, saying they feel confident that court...