Residents of Beirut — stunned, sleepless and stoic — emerged from the aftermath of a catastrophic explosion searching for missing relatives, bandaging their wounds and retrieving what’s left of their homes.
By Sarah El Deeb, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
A massive explosion early Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston and damaged nearby buildings and homes.
By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press
The blast around 8:30 a.m. was heard for miles and had enough force to blow a vehicle across an intersection.
By Robert F. Bukaty, David Sharp, Associated Press
A tank containing crude oil or asphalt exploded at a large refinery in Wisconsin on Thursday, injuring several people and causing a blast that one worker described as sounding like a sonic boom.
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By Will Weissert, Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin, Texas, on Monday is linked to a similar bombing that killed a man elsewhere in the city this month, and they're considering whether race was…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
The official death toll from the inferno and massive explosions that devastated a container port in the northeastern Chinese city of Tianjin has climbed to 104 on Saturday.
By Justin Scuiletti
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.
Americans afflicted with 'phantom noise' seek solace from ringing in their ears…
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…
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