One person has been injured after a hydrogen tank exploded at a Prince William County research site, shooting through the ceiling and crashing back into the building.
D.C. police are blaming a backpack of fireworks for reports of an explosion.
A preliminary report on the train derailment in Rosedale says stop signs at a rail grade crossing were faded and displaced.
Train operator CSX Transportation on Wednesday pointed to a hazardous chemical in a rail car as the source of an explosion on a derailed train near Baltimore that sparked a fire, rattled homes and damaged buildings. A company spokesman said officials still weren’t sure what caused the sodium chlorate to explode in the first place, but it ignited another chemical in a second car.
Many are still trying to locate loved ones that may have been participating in or attending the event.
Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have resulted in injuries.
The White House says President Barack Obama has been notified about the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, and that he has called Boston’s mayor and the Massachusetts governor to express his concern for those injured in the explosions.
Police are searching for a man seen running from a fiery explosion at a sub shop in Fairfax County that injured one person Wednesday morning.
A NASA top official wrestled with what he thought was a hypothetical question: What should you tell the astronauts of a doomed space shuttle Columbia?