Fuel leaked from a Navy fuel storage facility in Hawaii and contaminated the drinking water, making nearly 6,000 people sick.
Navy officials told lawmakers that they take responsibility for the fuel spill. The Navy reported the spill was likely due to "operator error."
The U.S. Navy appealed an order from the state of Hawaii to remove fuel contamination from a water shaft, saying it did not cause an imminent danger.
The move comes after the Navy initially balked at a state order, insisting it wasn't necessary and claiming its tanks weren't at fault for a recent fuel spill.
Press secretary Jen Psaki said critics seizing on Harris' comparison should instead be "a part of solving the threats" to democracy.
Officials will survey civilians living in residences serviced by the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam water distribution system, the state health department said.
Regarding the November spill, Navy officials have now told lawmakers that they aim to have the water system cleaned out with fresh water by the end of January.
The Navy has until the end of Wednesday to file a response to a hearing officer's recommendation to follow an order from Gov. David Ige.
Days after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Britain's prime minister appeared before Congress to deliver the most important address of his wartime career.
A U.S. senator called on the EPA to take the lead on a possible diesel contamination of the Pearl Harbor military base's water supply.
A Pearl Harbor survivor will be joining 30 other survivors and 100 other World War II veterans Tuesday for a remembrance ceremony 80 years after the attack.
The Navy said that 680 Navy homes and 270 Army homes complained of a fuel odor or physical side effects after consuming water from its system.
The German sub-machine gun and several bullets are thought to date back to 1940.
Beauty queen and actress Vanessa Lachey leads the cast of new spin-off NCIS: Hawai'i but there's more recognizable faces joining the cast too.
Up to 19,500 new COVID-19 deaths are likely to be reported in the week ending December 26, according to forecasts received by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Bates tested positive for COVID-19 and spent weeks at the Indianapolis VA hospital battling double pneumonia.
Doris Miller received the Navy Cross for his heroic actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor, on December 7, 1941.
The former Nissan CEO and chairman called the fraud charges against him "baseless" and accused Japanese prosecutors of threatening his family.
As the House prepares to take its final vote, two GOP congressmen have compared the suffering of President Trump to other, famous tragedies faced by others.
FDR dictated the speech to his secretary but made the revisions by hand himself, according to the National Archives.
The attack brought America into the war against both Japan and Adolf Hitler's Germany.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, a shooting was reported at Hawaii's Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. The base remains on lockdown.
Fox host made comparison after two Chinese nationals are charged with conducting a major hacking campaign.
These photos make it clear why we remember all the U.S. servicemen who lost their lives in the attack on Pearl Harbor.
USS Arizona survivors of the Pearl Habor attacks can be interred on the ship or have their ashes scattered over the harbor.
The former president's plane was shot down over the Pacific, but he escaped capture by the Japanese, whose prisoners were sometimes beaten, tortured, beheaded and even eaten.
Modern technology is helping to finally identify fallen sailors from World War II.
The president and first lady were not winning at social media on Thursday.