Solomon Islands News
Dog tags, possible remains of WWII soldier found on island
The dog tags of an American soldier missing from a World War II battle in the Pacific have been turned over to U.S. military officials, along with skeletal remains that could be his
Today in History
Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 7, the 219th day of 2017. There are 146 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 7, 1942, U.S. and other allied forces landed at Guadalcanal, marking the start of the first major allied offensive in the Pacific during World War II.
Princess Kate Coloring Book Goes on Sale at Kensington Palace
A new coloring book featuring Princess Kate has hit the bookshelves at the Kensington Palace gift shop. The $7.50 book, which includes 31 photos of Kate, capitalizes on the coloring craze sweeping not only kids but adults. The front cover of "Colour in Kate" describes the book as, "Pretty pictures
Index: Life Expectancy in US Dipping Slightly
To be index and a pair of earthquake striking today in northern California a magnitude six point five quake centered about. 104 miles from the town of Ferndale no injuries reported. Off the Solomon Islands a seven point eight quick a tsunami watch was issued for watney. It's now canceled. For the
7.8 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded Near Solomon Islands
To be index and a pair of earthquake striking today in northern California of magnitude six point five quake centered about 104 miles from the town of Ferndale no injuries reported. Off the Solomon Islands a seven point eight quake tsunami watch was issued for Hawaii it's now canceled.
'Remember Pearl Harbor': Survivors Return on 75th Anniversary of Attack
Stuart Hedley was on his way to a picnic with a girlfriend and her mother on the morning of Dec. 7, 1941, when he said he was told to head to his battle station "on the double." "I got kicked right in the seat of the pants and told: 'Get to your battle station. This is the real thing Hedley said.
Mel Gibson on Returning to Directing, Overcoming Controversy and Being a Father for the 9th Time
At 60, Mel Gibson might be the busiest he’s ever been. And there’s even more to come from the veteran Hollywood star, who first entered show business in 1976. Gibson returns to directing for the first time in 10 years this weekend with “Hacksaw Ridge,” which stars Andrew Garfield as Congressional
Third of North American Birds Said to Face Extinction Due to Climate Change, Other Man-Made Factors
A new report published by North American Bird Conservation Initiative says that 37 percent of all migratory bird species on the continent are at risk of extinction due to a myriad of harmful environmental factors including climate change , sea-level rise, land development and oil spills. The report
'Break Free' Climate Change Protests Across the US Result in Arrests
At least 57 climate change activists were arrested in conjunction with the so-called "Break Free" protests against the use of fossil fuel. The bulk of the arrests took place in Washington state this morning, when 52 activists were cited for trespassing on railroad tracks, according to the Skagit
Five Solomon Islands Disappear Into the Pacific Ocean as a Result of Climate Change
Five of the Solomon Islands have submerged underwater and six more have experienced a dramatic reduction in shoreline due to man-made climate change, according to a paper published in the journal Environmental Research Letters. The Solomon Islands, a sovereign country consisting of a network of