Tag Archives: North America

VIDEO: Family-run Oil Firms Squeezed by Natural Gas

Small, family-owned heating oil companies in the Northeast are facing stiff competition from cheap natural gas, with thousands of homeowners making the switch. (Nov. 7)

VIDEO: Chaplain Finds Another Calling, Removing Tattoos

Wayne Heintze, an officer and chaplain at the Harris County Sheriff’s Department in Houston, has found a new calling to help inmates once they get out of jail. He’s now an expert in tattoo removal for ex-offenders. (Nov. 5)

VIDEO: Obama: Vote for McAuliffe Is Vote for Progress

President Obama told Virginians Sunday to choose progress by voting for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Tuesday’s election for governor. Rallying for McAuliffe in Arlington, Obama painted Republican Ken Cuccinelli as beholden to tea party extremism. (Nov. 3)

VIDEO: Solar Eclipse Seen in U.S. and Africa

A rare solar eclipse swept across parts of the US, Africa and Europe on Sunday. Described as a “hybrid eclipse,” some areas were witnessing a total blackout with others experiencing a partial version. (Nov. 3)

VIDEO: Authorities Charge LAX Shooting Suspect

Federal authorities say the man suspected of carrying out Friday’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport carried a duffel bag containing a handwritten letter signed by him indicating he intended to kill multiple TSA agents. (November 2)

VIDEO: Authorities: Suspected LAX Gunman Charged

Federal prosecutors filed charges of murder and commission of violence at an international airport against the man suspected of carrying out the deadly shooting at the Los Angeles airport. If convicted, Paul Ciancia could get the death penalty. (Nov. 2)

VIDEO: Abortion Law Reinstatement Closes Texas Clinics

A day after a federal appeals court allowed most of Texas’ new abortion restrictions to take effect during a legal challenge, about a third of Texas’ clinics were barred from performing the procedure. (Nov. 1)

VIDEO: Raw: Empire State Building Light Show

New York’s Empire State Building dressed up for Halloween, putting on a light show for about nine minutes. 15,000 channels of LED lighting were used to light up the building from the 72nd floor to the antennae on top. (Nov. …
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VIDEO: Pit Bulls, Parolees Join Forces in Louisiana

The star of Animal Planet’s “Pit Bulls and Parolees” moved her family and her show to New Orleans, where hurricanes and dog fighting have left animals abandoned and abused. The show pairs dogs with ex-convicts who work and care for …
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VIDEO: What Lurks Inside Long-Closed Ky. Hospital?

A long-closed Louisville hospital that was once the last stop for thousands of tuberculosis patients has become a destination visit for ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts, who insist the massive building is haunted. (Oct. 29)