bombs and explosive devices

Top MIT official resigns in wake of explosive report

Joi Ito, the director of the Media Lab at MIT, resigned Saturday and the university is calling for an independent investigation following explosive allegations that he and at least one other person at the lab made efforts to make sure Jeffrey Epstein's name was not associated with donations he made or helped solicit.

Hong Kong airport faces protester 'stress test'

Transport to and from Hong Kong International Airport was disrupted for hours Sunday as protesters barricaded roads, leaving traffic gridlocked and stranding hundreds of tourists at the terminal.

Arrests won't stop Hong Kong's protests

Police and protesters faced off in Hong Kong for the 13th consecutive weekend of pro-democracy protests, amid plumes of tear gas and scattered fires. Over a long night of violent clashes, police fired two warning shots skyward, and rolled out a water cannon for the second time

Veteran carries fellow Marine up Utah mountain

Marine Staff Sgt. Jonathon Blank lost his legs when an improvised explosive device detonated next to him in October 2010 in Afghanistan. But he has never let that get in the way of living a dynamic life, he tells CNN.

Axios: Trump suggested bombing hurricanes headed for US

President Donald Trump has floated multiple times the idea of thwarting hurricanes headed for the U.S. by bombing them, including by dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes to disrupt their course, Axios reported Sunday, citing conversations with sources who heard Trump's comments and were briefed on a National Security Council memo that recorded the comments.

Former Cal State administrator stabbed to death on campus

A backpack holding an incendiary device and items that could be used for an abduction were beneath the car in which a retired administrator was found stabbed to death on the campus of California State University Fullerton, authorities said Monday.

Afghanistan asks for explanation of Trump remark

Afghanistan has demanded the United States clarify remarks made by President Donald Trump, who said the country "would be wiped off the face of the Earth" if he wanted to win the war in Afghanistan.