Antenor Velazco, a 63-year-old orthopedic surgeon on his way to obtain his pilot license, barely eloped from his plane before it exploded into flames Tuesday afternoon.
A blast occurred at Intel’s Arizona plant outside Phoenix on Tuesday injuring seven workers, one with severe burns.
Four people were killed and one was seriously injured in an explosion at an oil refinery in southwest Wales, the plant's owner Chevron Corp said on Friday.
A cosmic explosion caused by the death of a giant star, referred to by astronomers as GRB 090429B, has helped astronomers catch a glimpse of what possibly could be the edge of the observable Universe.
An explosion in a shopping district at the Turkish city of Istanbul killed at least seven people including a police officer on Thursday.
St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said on Monday that stripping energy and food costs from inflation measurements may understate inflation. Ignoring energy prices in a price index may systematically understate inflation for many years, he added.
A deadly explosion at a Chinese factory making iPads for Apple has focused attention on lax industrial safety standards that continue to plague many Chinese workers, while raising supply chain risks in the high-end electronics sector.
An explosion ripped through the Foxconn Chengdu plant in China, the factory where the Apple iPad 2 is made, killing three workers and injuring 15.
Analysts say there will be little impact on iPad 2 production after the explosion at the Foxconn factory.
Students and Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM) say the Foxconn explosion was definitely preventable and caused by the manufacturer's negligence.
Shares of electronics company Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (2317.TW) fell as much as 5 percent on Monday on fears major client Apple Inc (AAPL.O) may shift orders to other producers following a blast at one of the company's plants in China.
Apple Inc said on Friday it was working with Foxconn, its main contract producer for gadgets, to understand the cause of an explosion at a factory in China that local media have linked to the technology giant's iPad 2 production.
Foxconn Technology Group, the main manufacturing contractor for Apple’s iPad 2 and iPhone 4, witnessed a large explosion in its Chengdu plant on May 20 7 p.m. local time, killing 2 and injuring at least 16, and possibly delaying the already-scarce iPad supply.
Two are dead in an explosion at a Foxconn plant in Southwestern China.
Dead dolphins are washed up on the Gulf Coast in record numbers and the toll has breached 400 in just one year, even as Federal authorities are trying to put a lid on actual numbers and the reasons for unusual deaths.
A bomb exploded in Jerusalem, Israel today, injuring 39 people and killing a 60-year-old woman. The incident happened near a bus stop outside the Jerusalem Conference Center.
A 59-year old woman was killed and dozens were injured on Wednesday afternoon in Jerusalem after a bomb exploded near a bus stop.
Moody's Japan K.K. has downgraded the ratings on Tokyo Electric Power Co., Inc., (TEPCO) including the senior secured rating, to A1 from Aa2, and the long-term issuer rating to A1 from Aa2.
An evidently impressed Kevin Rose, founder of Digg, has shared an e-mail from a friend who works for Apple in Japan shedding light on the ways in which the tech giant stepped up and helped people caught off guard by Friday's earthquake.
Some facts about US nuclear industry in the wake of a second explosion at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station.
Threat of a possible meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan has placed the roadmap of nuclear power as a source of energy on the back foot.
A second hydrogen blast has been reported at Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, this time at Reactor No. 3, the government's nuclear safety agency said Monday, according to Kyodo News.