Blast in China coal mine traps dozens miners

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A gas explosion Tuesday in a coal mine in eastern China trapped 27 workers underground, state media reported…

Gas blast in Taiwan kills boy, injures 14 others

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A gas explosion in a residential high-rise building in northern Taiwan killed a 1-year-old boy…

Taiwan explosion site looks like a war zone

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The series of explosions around midnight on Thursday has left Taiwan’s second-largest city looks like a war zone…

Taiwan gas explosion causes major casualties

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The worst gas explosion in recent decades in Kaohsiung City of Taiwan has killed 25, including seven rescuers at the site…

Phone Interview with a Kaohsiung resident

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A Kaohsiung resident talks about the chaos after the gas explosion…

Evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosions

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The 12,000 people who fled in fear of more gas pipeline explosions returned to their homes…

Taiwan gas explosions kills 25, injures 267

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A series of underground gas explosions killed 25 people and injured 267 others late Thursday night in Taiwan…

PG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast

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Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion…

Police arrest suspect in south China bus explosion

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Police in Guangzhou said they had arrested a suspect who had confessed to arson in relation to a bus explosion…

Explosion hits airport in China’s northwest

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An explosion occurred at about 1:45 p.m. in a structure outside the airport in Xining, capital of Qinghai province…

Bus catches fire in south China; at least 2 dead

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An explosion went off on a bus that then caught fire Tuesday in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou…

Barbecue pit explodes, two girls injured

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Two girls suffered minor injuries when a built-in barbecue pit exploded in Campbell…

Chinese media: 17 soldiers killed in armory blast

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An accidental explosion ripped through an armory in central China and killed 17 soldiers…

New York gas pump fire rescue

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A fearless off-duty police officer risked his own life — to pull a badly hurt driver to safety…

Man detonates self-made explosion in Wenzhou

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An explosion occurred in Wenzhou, China, injuring no one and the suspect was caught on the spot….

Restaurant blast suspect in custody in Heilongjiang

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A suspect has been captured in connection with Sunday’s explosion at a restaurant in China’s Heilongjiang Province…

Three dead, 4 injured in Yunnan apartment blast

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A blast at an apartment building killed three people and injured another four in Yunnan…

China: Coal mine explosion kills 14 miners

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Fourteen people were confirmed dead in a coal mine gas explosion in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Monday…

PG&E: Federal criminal charges likely in gas blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says the company will likely face federal criminal charges for its role in a fatal…

Two fatalities in NYC building collapse and explosion

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An explosion has leveled two New York City apartment buildings, killing two person and injuring 15 others…

Police detonate bomb causing loud explosion, fire in SF Sunset district

San Francisco police detonated a bomb found in the city’s Sunset District tonight causing an explosion heard for blocks…

Police say badly burned men were making hash oil

Three men who were severely burned in an explosion inside a Santa Cruz apartment building on Sunday were producing hash oil before the blast…

Five injured in C China chemical plant explosion

At least five people were injured after an explosion took place at a chemical plant in Huojia County, central China’s Henan Province, on Tuesday…

No damage found after Fedex driver reports explosion in SF

San Francisco police and firefighters responded to a report of an explosion involving a FedEx truck in the city’s…

Arrest made in Disneyland dry-ice blast

A small explosion Tuesday in a Disneyland trash can that appeared to be caused by dry ice in a bottle brought evacuations but no damage…

3 dead in Boston Marathon blasts

Boston police say two people were killed and more than 100 people were hurt when a pair of bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon…

SFPD: No specific threat to San Francisco

San Francisco police are on heightened alert today following two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon…

Eyewitnesses describe Boston marathon explosion scene

Competitors and race volunteers were crying as they fled the chaos. Bloody spectators were being carried to the medical tent…

Photo gallery: Boston marathon explosion

Two explosions shattered the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday…

SF: Manhole explodes in Chinatown

A manhole exploded in San Francisco’s Chinatown and North Beach neighborhoods Friday afternoon…