The First Lady is bunkered down at the chat show host's sprawling luxury estate in Maui, reports suggest
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Friday 29 July 2011
Scarborough, the Yorkshire seaside town known for its bracing airs and donkey rides, plans to reinvent itself as the surf capital of the North.
Sunday 03 July 2011
Bart de Zwart is believed to have become the first person to make a solo crossing from Hawaii's Big Island to Kauai on a paddleboard.
Friday 17 June 2011
The converted jet swoops up and down across the entire Pacific, collecting thousands of air samples for analysis
Thursday 02 June 2011
Wally Yonamine was a sportsman whose career forced him to face prejudice in two separate sports, on two separate continents, and for opposite reasons. In 1947, playing American football for the San Francisco 49ers, the first Japanese-American in the professional game, he faced considerable resentment resulting from the recently-ended war against Japan. And as the first foreigner to play baseball in the Japanese major leagues, he was referred to as the "Japanese Jackie Robinson", after the black star who integrated American baseball, and faced a similar onslaught of racial abuse and harsh treatment.
Friday 06 May 2011
It's a serious business, show business. And lawmakers play a vital role, especially when it comes to creating tax breaks to allow movie production budgets to feel the love.
Sunday 01 May 2011
Thursday 28 April 2011
The first thing you should know about "birtherism" is that it should have died years ago. In June 2008, shortly after locking up the Democratic presidential nomination, Obama's campaign released a Certificate of Live Birth from the state of Hawaii. No presidential candidate had ever made a move like that.
Wednesday 27 April 2011
President Barack Obama produced his detailed birth certificate from Hawaii, hoping to finally crush persistent claims he was born outside the United States.
Sunday 24 April 2011
The right-wing 'birthers', convinced the President was not born in the US and is therefore ineligible to govern, are gaining strength
Wednesday 13 April 2011
Two would-be jewellery robbers in Hawaii use a hammer and a shotgun to break into a display case but leave empty handed.
Saturday 12 March 2011
The Japanese tsunami travelled thousands of miles to hit islands and mainland coastlines across the Pacific Ocean and was feared to have killed a man in the US last night.
Friday 11 March 2011
Tsunami waves swamped Hawaii beaches and brushed the U.S. western coast Friday but didn't immediately cause major damage after devastating Japan and sparking evacuations throughout the Pacific.
Friday 11 March 2011
UK airlines cancelled flights to Tokyo today following the devastating Japanese earthquake.
Friday 11 March 2011
It may be more than 20 years since the former Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos died in exile in Hawaii, but now his family are likely to be granted their wish that he be buried with honours in a cemetery in Manila reserved specially for former political leaders.
Tuesday 08 March 2011
Scientists are closely monitoring heightened activity at Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, after a fissure sent lava spewing 20m (65ft) in the air. No homes were threatened and no one was injured, but park rangers cautioned visitors to keep their distance from the volcano.
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