VIDEO: Witness list released in McDonnell corruption trial

A manicurist and a model are just two of the witnesses that may be called to testify in the federal corruption trial of former Va. governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, which commenced on Monday. The Washington Post’s Matt Zapotosky reports from Richmond on some of the standout witnesses on the list released by prosecutors and defense attorneys.




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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)




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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)




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VIDEO: US-Mexico Drug Tunnel With Rail System Found

A tunnel designed to smuggle drugs from Tijuana, Mexico, to San Diego is equipped with electricity, ventilation and a rail system, U.S. authorities said Thursday. The tunnel was discovered on Wednesday, and three suspects are in custody. (Oct. 31)




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VIDEO: Turbulence for Air Traffic Control Modernization

Ten years after Congress gave the go-ahead to modernize the nation’s air traffic control system, one of the government’s most ambitious and complex technology programs is in trouble. (Oct. 31)




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VIDEO: Women Drive Protest in Saudi Arabia

Saudi women got behind the wheel on Saturday, kicking off a campaign protesting the ban on women driving in the kingdom. Though no specific Saudi law bans women from driving, women are not issued licenses. (Oct. 26)




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VIDEO: Kentucky Enjoys Glitch-Free Health Exchange

Unlike the federal health care exchange, the one operated by the state of Kentucky appears to be working without any significant problems. Governor Steve Beshear says thousands have used it to sign up for coverage. (Oct. 25)




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VIDEO: Carney: US `Not Monitoring’ Merkel Communication

The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel has called President Barack Obama after receiving information that U.S. intelligence may have targeted her mobile phone. (Oct. 23)




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VIDEO: WWII Vet Gets Medals Decades After Service

A World War II Veteran received his medals on Monday night at the Tulsa, Oklahoma airport. Phillip Coon served in the South Pacific during the war and was held in a Japanese prisoner of war camp. (Oct. 22)




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VIDEO: Feds Begin Probe of San Fran Rail Worker Deaths

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating why an out-of-service Bay Area Rapid Transit train performing routine maintenance Saturday struck and killed two transit workers. (Oct. 20)




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VIDEO: Boehner: ‘No Decisions’ About Debt Deal

The House GOP pitched a plan Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate deal on the debt limit and reopening the government. House Speaker John Boehner said he’s ‘trying to find a path forward’ but underscored there have been ‘no decisions.’ (Oct. 15)




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VIDEO: 30 Rescued After Boat Capsizes Near Miami

A 45-foot boat capsized near Miami on Sunday, spilling at least 30 people and a dog into the water. Everyone on board was safely rescued. (Oct. 14)




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VIDEO: Reid: Open the Government, Let Us Pay Our Bills

The focus of efforts to end the government shutdown and prevent a U.S. default shifted to the Senate on Saturday, where leaders were in talks to resolve the twin stalemates. The Senate rejected a Democratic effort to raise the debt ceiling. (Oct. 12)




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VIDEO: Anxiety As Stimulus Hike in Food Stamps Ending

A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans, the benefits that help put food on the table won’t stretch as far as they have for the past four years. (Oct. 10)




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VIDEO: Pelosi to GOP: ‘Take Yes for an Answer’

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer were among a group of Democrats who met with President Barack Obama at the White House Wednesday, the ninth day of the government shutdown. (Oct. 9)




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