People are feared dead after a possible gas explosion toppled three South Philadelphia row houses and significantly damaged two other buildings on Thursday, officials said.
A mandatory evacuation order issued after a series of explosions at a Texas chemical plant has been lifted, a county official said Friday morning.
Firefighters have made progress suppressing a Texas chemical plant blaze but authorities are keeping a mandatory evacuation order in place as a precaution.
A day after explosions rocked a Texas chemical plant outside Houston early Wednesday, officials said there is no way to know how long a fire at the site will burn.
One person was killed and five others injured during an attack on a United Nations vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday, Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi told CNN.
An explosion at a Dow chemical plant in Plaquemine, Louisiana, on Sunday morning created a loud noise but left no injuries and has not posed a threat to the public at this time, according to Iberville Parish Council.
At least 70 people were killed and 30 more injured in a fire that engulfed a train in Pakistan on Thursday morning, after a gas canister that passengers were using to prepare breakfast exploded.
A woman has died after an explosion at a gender reveal party in Iowa, authorities say.
Lisa and Dave Gott and about 15 other neighbors rallied as the fast-moving Tick Fire descended upon their neighborhood near Santa Clarita, California.
The bomb squad was called to Midway International Airport in Chicago on Monday after a cell phone battery or charger in someone's luggage exploded, police told CNN.
At least 62 people were killed in an explosion during Friday prayers in a mosque in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, according to a regional spokesman.
The Pentagon confirmed Friday that US troops in Syria "came under artillery fire from Turkish positions" and demanded that Turkey halt all operations that could require the US to take "immediate defensive action."
An oil tanker belonging to the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) was hit and damaged by two missiles on Friday, Iranian state news IRNA reported.
Around 3.5 million years ago, a gigantic energy flare punched out from the center of our galaxy, the Milky Way. The radiation it released erupted in two energized cones that were so powerful, the impact was felt 200,000 light-years away.
An underground electrical vault exploded at a restaurant on Saturday in Huntington Beach, California, injuring five people.
A gas leak that forced the evacuation of some 100 people in Lawrence, Massachusetts, last week happened when road workers inadvertently closed a gas valve that should have been disabled previously, state authorities told CNN.
A Purple Heart recipient who fought in the Vietnam War sacrificed his life to save his 3-year-old granddaughter after the Oklahoma home they were in exploded, his son said.
An explosion has caused a fire at a Russian biological research facility that's one of only two centers in the world known for housing samples of the smallpox virus.
A fire captain was killed and six colleagues were injured in a building explosion in Farmington, Maine, that may be related to a propane or gas leak, officials said Monday.
A fast-moving fire erupted in Southern California on Wednesday, exploding from 25 acres to nearly 1,000 acres within five hours.
At least 12 people were killed and a further 58 injured after an explosion at a chemical factory in western India Saturday.
An Iranian rocket exploded Thursday on the launch pad at the Khomeini Space Center in Iran, according to a US official familiar with an assessment of the incident.
A spectacular explosion from an Italian volcano Wednesday sent locals and tourists running for cover to avoid a shower of rocks and ash.
A gas explosion in Maryland destroyed part of a building in shopping center on Sunday morning, local fire departments report, in an incident that affected businesses and residents miles away.