Dog attack deaths and maimings
The government shutdown has entered week three without a compromise in sight (although some senators claim they're making progress). Here's some of the key points to know about the shutdown, according to CNN.
Absentee ballots are being replaced on the Big Island because of the unusually sticky weather.
The Dutch investigators in charge of finding out what happened have yet to lay eyes on the wreckage or the human remains believed to be still left in the enormous debris field.