| Jun 4, 2014
| 2:24 PM
A federal judge ordered a mental health evaluation Wednesday for a San Francisco man who allegedly kept keeping bomb-making items in his apartment, the Associated Press reported.
The public defender for Ryan Chamberlain, 42, requested the evaluation...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:36 PM
They had each lost slabs of muscle to bomb blasts or other physical traumas, then struggled to regain even partial function of their mangled legs. Some even considered amputation.
After exhausting all conventional treatments, the five men volunteered...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 9:13 AM
Maria Schreiber decided to run in the 2014 Boston Marathon just a few hours after hearing the explosions near the finish line of last year's race and watching gray smoke fill the streets.
After calling her husband and texting her father — "bomb...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:17 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station outside the capital, Abuja, calling the Islamic militant group an “unnecessary distraction&...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
A bomb threat has forced the evacuation of the Manhattan Beach Studios Media Campus, the sprawling facility formerly known as Raleigh Studios in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
The police department set up a perimeter around the 1600 block of Rosecrans Avenue as...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 11:20 AM
BOSTON -- A memorial for the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings ended Tuesday with a thunderous speech from Vice President Joe Biden, who closed an afternoon highlighting remarks from bombing survivors and dignitaries.
“We will never...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When a small group of Nigerian Islamist militants attacked two police stations and killed an officer, government security forces moved in swiftly, announcing they had "crushed" the revolt.
Ten months later, the militants attacked two more stations,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 9:12 AM
At least 50 people were killed and scores injured Tuesday in Syria during a series of mortar and car-bomb attacks targeting pro-government districts in Damascus and the central city of Homs, the state media and a pro-opposition monitor reported.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:27 PM
More than 50 people were killed and scores injured in Syria on Tuesday during a series of mortar and car-bomb attacks targeting pro-government districts in Damascus and Homs, according to official and activist accounts.
The deadliest strike was a car...
| May 1, 2014
| 11:56 AM
A suicide car bomber set off his explosives at the entrance to the northern Afghanistan province of Panjshir on Thursday, killing at least 12 other people and injuring more than 20 others, officials said.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the...
| May 2, 2014
| 2:31 AM
A pair of car bombs in Syria’s central Hama province killed 18 people, including 11 children, state media reported Friday.
The bombings were the latest in a series of attacks by both sides in the country's civil war that have caused escalating...