The Academy Awards are this Sunday and Disney’s animated movie Moana is up for two Oscars—including Best Original Song for “ How Far I’ll Go .” Hawai‘i’s own Auli ‘ i Cravalho stars in Moana and will sing that song at the Oscars this Sunday night. You may know about the movie and its other local ties—but if not, or if you need a refresher course—here’s a reminder from HPR Contributing Reporter Heidi Chang.
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When the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un collapsed at a Malaysian airport last week, poisoning was instantly suspected. But on Friday, Malaysian authorities revealed that an autopsy had turned up not just any poison, but a rare nerve agent known as VX. VX is among the deadliest chemical weapons ever devised. A colorless, odorless liquid, similar in consistency to motor oil, it kills in tiny quantities that can be absorbed through the skin. A relative of the nerve agent Sarin,...
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