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Suspicious Package Investigation in NE D.C.

An investigation into a suspicious package has closed a portion of 49th Street in northeast Washington.

06/03/2014

File photo of a Fairfax County Police cruiser. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Fairfax Co. Man Charged With Making a Homemade Bomb

A Fairfax County man has been charged with possessing a crude homemade bomb constructed out of fireworks.

09/09/2013

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Military Practice Bomb Lands in Md. Parking Lot

Maryland officials say a military practice bomb landed in a Queen Anne’s County tavern parking lot.

08/30/2013

Piles of debris lie around a home destroyed by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. U.S. President Barack Obama promised federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Meteorologists: Power Of Moore Tornado Dwarfs Hiroshima Bomb

Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.

05/21/2013

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Second ‘Hazardous Device’ Found in College Park

For the second time in four days, an explosive device has been found and defused in College Park.

12/21/2012

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Brennan: Al-Qaeda Bomb ‘Threat From A Standpoint Of The Design’

U.S. bomb experts are picking apart a sophisticated new al-Qaeda improvised explosive device, a top Obama administration counterterrorism official said Tuesday, to determine if it could have slipped past airport security and taken down a commercial airplane.

05/08/2012

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CIA Foils New Al-Qaeda Underwear Bomb Plot For Bin Laden Death Anniversary

The CIA thwarted a plot by al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, a U.S. counter-terrorism official tells CBS News.

05/07/2012

Atomic cloud rises July 25, 1946 during the "Baker Day" blast at Bikini Island in the Pacific. (credit: National Archive/Newsmakers)

Report Finds Nuclear Bomb Would Be “Pretty Survivable” In D.C.

This is what the U.S. government imagines would happen if terrorists set off a nuclear bomb just blocks away from the White House: The explosion would destroy everything in every direction within one-half mile.

03/27/2012

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