WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – A rupture in the main pipeline carrying jet fuel to New Zealand’s largest airport has disrupted the travel plans of thousands of people and is expected to cause further flight cancellations and delays into next week.
HONOLULU (AP) – Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday. They devoured fresh-picked tropical fruits and fluffy egg strata after eating mostly freeze-dried food while in isolation and some vegetables they grew during their mission.
HONOLULU (AP) – Scientists are asking the public for help tracking green sea turtles as they return to Hawaiian islands after their nesting season.
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) – Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have prompted a Hong Kong-based airline to delay flights between the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam and Japan.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Florida’s economy has long thrived on one import above all: People.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – A violent storm in Romania that produced winds of up to 100 kilometers (60 miles) an hour left at least eight people dead and dozens more injured Sunday, authorities said.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) – Authorities say five people have died and at least 30 were injured during a violent storm in western Romania that produced winds of up to 100 kilometers (60 miles) an hour.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – After a painful flight across several states to escape unpredictable Hurricane Irma, Suzanne Pallot says it’s unlikely she would evacuate South Florida again – an attitude echoed by other evacuees that experts say could put them in danger when the next storm hits.
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) – ‘Ohana by Hawaiian has begun operating a temporary flight schedule for Molokai, which will eliminate the direct flight between the Friendly Isle and Maui as well as a midday round trip between Molokai and Oahu.
MILAN (AP) – The Codacons consumer advocacy group said Ryanair’s decision to cancel 2,000 flights over the next six weeks has put a poor light on its plans to bid for bankrupt Alitalia.