An explosion and subsequent collapse of two apartment buildings Wednesday morning in New York City has left at least two dead and more than a dozen more injured.
Among combat veterans who’ve suffered powerful explosions, tinnitus — or ringing in the ears — remains a daily battle. But they’re not alone. Fifty million Americans also suffer from the "auditory phantom." Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports on the science behind the nagging noise and the search for a cure. Continue reading
In other news Friday, it was the deadliest day in Iraq in more than eight months. A series of explosions struck Sunni Muslim areas, killing 76 people. Also, Wall Street finished with its fourth straight week of gains, encouraging hopes about the economy. Continue reading
After two devices were detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, tens of thousands of runners and spectators had to be diverted from the disaster, many leaving behind bags or luggage to speed their retreat. Gwen Ifill talks to Scott Malone of Reuters about the scene at the blast. Continue reading
In other news Tuesday, eurozone finance ministers canceled a meeting set for Wednesday on approving a $170 billion bailout for Greece. The group plans to meet Monday after discussing how Greece will achieve promised savings. Also, in Syria, the army of President Bashar al-Assad intensified its artillery barrage on Homs. Continue reading
Eight explosions tore through Mumbai’s commuter rail in India’s financial district during rush hour Tuesday, killing at least 147 people and wounding more than 400 in what authorities are calling a well-coordinated attack. Continue reading