Dana Farrington

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Hawaii Homeless Initiative Would Send Some Back To Mainland

Thursday, August 01, 2013

The state is implementing a controversial pilot program that offers some homeless people a way to leave Hawaii and reunite with family members in other states. A noteworthy critic of the plan is the department in charge of implementing it, which foresees a costly administrative burden.


How Midwives Have Become Critical In War Zones

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Pregnancy is unusually complicated in humanitarian crises. Midwives also often have to help women who have experienced sexual violence and have reproductive health issues.


San Francisco Crash Victims Identified As Chinese Girls

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Video reports show smoke billowing from Flight 214 and it appears to have broken into at least two large pieces. Images from the scene also show many passengers walking away from the crippled jet.


Facebook Bug Exposed Contact Information Stored On Profiles

Friday, June 21, 2013

The company says it has fixed the problem, which allowed users who were downloading data from the site to see email addresses and phone numbers for other people.


Paula Deen's Contract Is Toast After Quick-Fire Criticism

Friday, June 21, 2013

The Food Network will not renew the celebrity chef's contract at the end of the month, following backlash from a deposition for a discrimination lawsuit in which Deen admitted to using the N-word.


What Is Meant By The Term 'Whistle-Blower'

Monday, June 10, 2013

When Edward Snowden came forward as having leaked information about a National Security Agency program, he was quickly labeled a "whistle-blower" by many. Is that a misnomer?


Construction Worker In Custody For Phila. Building Collapse

Saturday, June 08, 2013

Sean Benschop turned himself in Saturday, a day after police issued a warrant for his arrest. He faces charges in connection to the incident Wednesday that killed six people and injured more than a dozen.


Why Do People Live In Twister-Prone Oklahoma?

Monday, June 03, 2013

In response to our coverage of the tornadoes, online comments have asked, "Why put yourself in the path of such disaster?" But Oklahoma residents have their reasons for staying put.


Gnomes Crash Distinguished Garden Show In England

Saturday, May 25, 2013

The contentious little creatures were allowed in the Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in its 100-year history. Their presence has been hotly debated, but celebrity-decorated gnomes will be sold for a cause.


French President Signs Same-Sex Marriage Into Law

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Parliament had passed the legislation in April, but the main opposition party challenged its constitutionality. A ruling by the Constitutional Council on Friday paved the way for President Francois Hollande's official blessing.


Newtown Panel Votes To Build New School At Sandy Hook Site

Saturday, May 11, 2013

After multiple meetings about whether to renovate, rebuild or relocate, town leaders voted to tear down the elementary school in which 26 children and educators were killed in a mass shooting in December.


Israel Reportedly Attacks Syrian Facility, In An Escalation

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Israeli warplanes attacked a military research center near Damascus early Sunday, according to intelligence reports and Syrian state media. Israel has offered no comment on the raid, which came days after a similar strike that reportedly targeted missiles intended for Hezbollah militants in Lebanon.


Israel Reportedly Attacked Target In Syria In Airstrike

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Israel has conducted an airstrike against a target in Syria, in an apparent attempt to keep a shipment of missiles from reaching Hezbollah, according to multiple news agencies citing Israeli and U.S. officials. Israel has not officially confirmed the attack, which reportedly came early Friday.


Obama To Nominate Charlotte Mayor For Transportation Post

Sunday, April 28, 2013

A White House official says the president will make the announcement Monday. Anthony Foxx, who hosted last year's Democratic National Convention, has undertaken a few major transit projects during his four years as mayor.


Wedged Between Buildings, Plane Part Could Be From Sept. 11

Friday, April 26, 2013

New York police say the debris appears to be from one of the planes that hit the World Trade Center in the 2001 attacks. Surveyors found the piece of landing gear during an inspection just a few blocks from ground zero.


Battling Obstacles, Chinese Relief Crews Seek Quake Victims

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Landslides and congested roadways are hindering rescuers' progress as they make their way to rural communities in Sichuan Province. The earthquake Saturday, which killed at least 186, is a test of the new leadership's response to natural disaster.


Legally Bombed: Hubby's DUI Charge Lands Witherspoon In Tank

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Actress Reese Witherspoon was arrested for disorderly conduct Friday after reportedly not following orders to stay in the car during her husband's field sobriety test.


How It Unfolded: Boston Bombing Suspect Taken Into Custody

Friday, April 19, 2013

The suspect had managed to stay just outside a 20-block search perimeter, but a tip from a Watertown, Mass., resident and coordinated law enforcement led to his apprehension Friday night.


Ex-Justice Of The Peace Charged With Killings In North Texas

Thursday, April 18, 2013

In what has been described as a revenge plot, Eric Williams and his wife are charged with the murders of a Kaufman County district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor. Williams is already in custody for allegedly making a terroristic threat.


ICE Union President Asks Rubio To Leave 'Gang Of Eight'

Friday, April 12, 2013

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement union is concerned the bipartisan group working on immigration legislation is putting a path to citizenship ahead of border security. Florida Republican Marco Rubio is seen as key for garnering conservative support.