Homelessness in Hawaii grows, defying image of paradise

HONOLULU (AP) — Two days before the city planned to dismantle her sidewalk home, Kionina Kaneso had no idea where she and her daughter and grandchildren would sleep.

  • Written by CATHY BUSSEWITZ, Associated Press

AP WAS THERE: 50 years ago, power failed across Northeast US



EDITOR'S NOTE: Subway riders stranded underground. Workers trapped between floors in elevators. Streets packed with honking cars and pedestrians, some panicked, some exhilarated. And illuminating it all, only the light of the November moon.


Japan its own enemy in push to improve cybersecurity


OKINAWA, Japan (AP) — Apart from rogue hackers, criminal organizations or even state-backed cyberwarfare units, Japan's businesses and government agencies are facing a unique cybersecurity foe: themselves.

  • Written by GERRY SHIH, Associated Press

Myanmar's president says election results will be respected

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's president said his government and the military, which gave up power only five years ago, would respect the results of historic elections Sunday that are expected to be won by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's party.

  • Written by VIJAY JOSHI, Associated Press ESTHER HTUSAN, Associated Press

Carter watches from afar as his center monitors Myanmar vote

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Afflicted by cancer, former President Jimmy Carter won't be present for Myanmar's watershed election Sunday. But the center he founded will be there — monitoring a vote in a crisis-ridden corner of the world for the 101st time to ensure polling is free and credible.

  • Written by DENIS D. GRAY, Associated Press