Home fires are more prevalent in winter than in any other season. This is due in part to an increase in cooking and heating fires. Holiday decorations and winter storms that can interrupt electrical service and cause people to turn to alternative heating sources also contribute to the increased risk of fire in winter. Here's how you can maintain a fire-safe home this winter season.
The Stricker family’s “Winter Wonderland” in Centennial, Colo. was a winner in the Denver Post’s 2015 Holiday Lights Contest and they continue to deck out the house for the holidays each year. This year, they noticed some of their decorations were disturbed and surveillance footage of their front yard revealed that three people had pulled up to the house and began ripping apart some of the decorations.
In a video provided to the Miami Herald by a source who wishes to remain anonymous, a man makes it past Miami International Airport security Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, jumps onto a luggage carousel, and sprints onto the airport tarmac. Video has been edited by the Herald.
Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009. The US Army says Bergdahl asked to enter his plea before the military judge at Fort Bragg.
A Confederate monument in Cornelius, N.C., was vandalized in August 2017 one day after violence between white supremacists and counter-protesters left a woman dead and dozens of people injured in Charlottesville, Va.
Protesters celebrate after pulling down a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C. Aug. 14, 2017. Gov. Roy Cooper criticized the action, tweeting that “the racism and deadly violence in Charlottesville is unacceptable but there is a better way to remove these monuments.”
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Clashes between protesters and counterprotesters broke out in Charlottesville, Va. even after a white nationalist rally called 'Unite the Right' was cancelled. At one point a car plowed into a crowd of protesters killing a 32-year-old woman and leaving many others injured. The driver, James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old from Ohio, was charged with second-degree murder.
What started as a white nationalist protest centered on a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia exploded into violence between protesters and counterprotesters that has left one dead and many injured.
Every day migrants who came to the U.S. from across the globe arrive at the U.S.-Canadian border where they are met by police. They desire to live in Canada, hoping its policies will give them the security they believe the political climate in the United States does not.