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Fire, locked doors kill 119 at China poultry plant

Fire, locked doors kill 119 at China poultry plant

Beijing, AP—A swift-moving fire trapped panicked workers inside a poultry slaughterhouse in northeastern China that had only a single open exit, killing at least 119 people in one of the country’s worst industrial disasters in years. Survivors described workers,...
Car bomb in Benghazi kills at least 15

Car bomb in Benghazi kills at least 15

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—A car bomb was detonated Monday afternoon outside Al-Jala hospital in Benghazi, killing at least 15 people and injuring over 30, according to the Libyan deputy interior minister, Abdullah Masoud. The official stated that the explosion had...
Opinion: Terrorism and Media and Difficult Questions

Opinion: Terrorism and Media and Difficult Questions

Amid the feverish race between traditional media and modern digital media—particularly social networking websites—numerous mistakes were committed while covering the Boston Marathon bombings and while in pursuit of the proverbial journalistic scoop. Accusations were...
One Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect Dead

One Boston Marathon Bomb Suspect Dead

Watertown, Associated Press—One of two suspects in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing is dead and a massive manhunt is underway for another, authorities said early Friday. Residents of Watertown, a suburb just outside Boston, have been advised by police to keep their...