Explosion

Aerial photo of fertilizer plant that exploded in the city of West, Texas. (AP Photo)

Investigation of fertilizer plant blast beginning, 12 victims found

WEST, Texas (AP) — Federal investigators and the state fire marshal’s office will be moving toward an inspection of the site of Wednesday’s explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant, looking for evidence that may point to a cause.

04/19/2013

(AP Photo)

Key facts about the plant explosion in West, Texas

(AP) – A fertilizer plant exploded in the small Central Texas farming community of West, about 20 miles north of Waco, leaving as many as 15 people dead and at least 160 injured. Here is a look at the facts.

04/18/2013

President Barack Obama

Obama: Unclear who is responsible for explosions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged a nervous nation to avoid jumping to conclusions about Monday’s explosions at the Boston Marathon, while acknowledging that officials “still do not know who did this or why.”

04/15/2013

Screenshot of the Google Person Finder.

Google site tracks information on Boston runners

CHICAGO (AP) — Google is stepping in to help family and friends of Boston Marathon runners find their loved ones after explosions near the finish line. Google Person Finder allows users to enter the name of a person they’re looking for.

04/15/2013

Medical workers at scene of explosion near Boston Marathon finish line, Massachusetts.

2 killed as 2 bombs explode at Boston Marathon, 2 more being dismantled

BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded near the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators, race organizers and police said.

04/15/2013

(AP Photo)

Two explosions at Boston marathon finish line

BOSTON (AP) — Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have resulted in injuries.

Bloody spectators were being carried Monday to the medical tent that had been set up to care for fatigued runners. Police wove through competitors as they ran back toward the course.

04/15/2013

2 die in blaze that destroys boarding facility

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) – Two men are dead and a third is hospitalized in critical condition after an explosion and fire destroyed a Pasadena boarding-type residence housing 19 people. A 911 caller reported the explosion […]

11/01/2012

Exploding shells rock Russian military test site

MOSCOW (AP) – A series of blasts from exploding shells rocked a Russian military test site on Tuesday, breaking windows and releasing giant clouds of smoke over the city of Orenburg near the Kazakhstan border. […]

10/09/2012

Gas rupture around site of '10 blast in San Bruno

(AP) – A 2-inch plastic gas pipe ruptured Thursday in the same San Francisco suburb where a pipeline explosion killed eight people in 2010, prompting more than a dozen homes to be briefly evacuated. The […]

08/02/2012

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