| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:43 PM
CAIRO -- A powerful explosion tore through a security headquarters in a city about 75 miles northeast of the capital early Tuesday, killing at least 14 people and injuring more than 100 others, state media reports said.
Egyptian authorities described...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 2:31 AM
BENGHAZI, Libya -- A suicide car bomb at a security checkpoint in eastern Libya on Sunday killed at least seven people and injured about 15 others, according to medical and security officials.
The powerful explosion took place in Bersis, about 30...
| Dec 22, 2013
It would be a mistake to think that the end of the Cold War also ended the threat posed by nuclear weapons. Nuclear-armed states continue to deploy huge arsenals of nuclear weapons, other states continue with their efforts to acquire nuclear weapons,...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The setting: a gloomy metropolis in the not-too-distant future. Endless rows of identically clad proles sit before a giant screen, watching Big Brother rant about the virtues of group think. "We are one people with one will, one resolve, one cause!" he...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The man appears to be concerned about money, mainly. He can’t afford to buy Christmas presents for his nephews. He has a rich uncle who’s notoriously penny-pinching. The man concocts various cockamamie schemes to make a buck. When these end,...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Billy Currington at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Lady Gaga at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and Lisa Marie Presley at Musikfest Cafe in Bethlehem are among more than......
| Dec 20, 2013
Shame on the Florida fire marshal and the state agency that regulates LP gas.
Nearly five months after an explosion at the Blue Rhino plant nearly took a chunk of Tavares off the map, neither agency has figured out what happened — or, at least...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Three firefighters were injured in a car fire explosion downtown Wednesday night, Fire Department spokesman Ian Brennan said.
The firefighters had been tending to the car fire near the intersection of North Calvert and East Pleasant streets around 7:...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 1:18 PM
An oven exploded at a jail in Northern California this week, critically hurting one inmate and injuring 10 others, including a guard.
The natural-gas explosion occurred at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
The oven's door,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 2:50 PM
A suspicious device found outside a coffee shop Huntington Beach on Monday was cleared by police and deemed not a threat.
Police received a call around 1:45 p.m. regarding a 3-by-6-inch item with exposed wires placed on top of a table outside the...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:43 AM
A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months.
Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...