Hurricane churns toward Hawaii; people stock up, board up

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — Preparing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in years, residents on the Big Island are stocking up on food and water and seeking shelter for their animals.

  • Written by CATHY BUSSEWITZ, Associated Press AUDREY McAVOY, Associated Press

The quest to end lost airline luggage

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) — Victor DaRosa stands under a scorching afternoon sun, loading bags onto a jet heading to Detroit.

  • Written by SCOTT MAYEROWITZ, AP Airlines Writer

Tropical weather system spares North Carolina's Outer Banks

RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Outer Banks have been spared from a tropical storm system that has been moving toward the state for two days, an official said Wednesday.

  • Written by BEN FINLEY, Associated Press JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press