The man who claimed to have a bomb in a truck near the Library of Congress has surrendered to law enforcement, ending an hourslong standoff.
A Hartford woman has been arrested after police said she falsely claimed she was carrying a bomb outside Stewart’s.
The following is a roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
A. At 8:15 a.m., the U.S. B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped a 4-ton "Little Boy" uranium bomb from a height of 9,600 meters (31,500 feet) on the city center, targeting the Aioi Bridge. The bomb exploded 43 seconds later, 600 meters (2,000 feet) above the ground. Seconds after the detonation, the estimated temperature was 3,000-4,000 degrees Celsius (5,400-7,200 degrees Fahrenheit) at ground zero. Almost everything within 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) of ground zero was destroyed by the blast and heat rays. Within one hour, a "black rain" of highly radioactive particles started falling on the city, causing additional radiation exposure.
A Glens Falls man faces a felony for alleged threats to a business that wouldn't hire him.
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A 23-year-old Las Vegas man is charged with possessing destructive devices after authorities found bomb-making materials at his home. The FBI says he was planning to attack a synagogue and a gay bar.
Students in two local school districts dealt Tuesday with ramifications of a possible threat made over social media.
Two years ago, for my wife’s birthday, I “adopted” a rat.
Federal authorities have arrested a man in connection to the suspected explosive packages discovered this week, multiple law enforcement sources tell CNN.
The discoveries brought to 12 the total number of devices addressed in recent days to Democratic figures including former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton.
ARGENTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two girls have found what authorities say is a World War I-era practice bomb while swimming in a lake in Michigan.
WARRENSBURG — Police on Tuesday investigated a bomb threat discovered on a bathroom wall at Warrensburg Junior-Senior High School and found no bomb.
When the bombs started falling Friday night, I thought of two things.
Police and school officials are looking into an apparent bomb threat that was found written in Fort Ann Central School on Tuesday and a studen…
The suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in, a dramatic end to a weekslong siege of the Texas capital, where two were killed and four injured in a series of blasts.
In a series of explosions that investigators believe is probably the work of a serial bomber, two people have been killed, four others injured, and a city known for its urban cool has been unnerved.
Austin's police chief says package bombs caused both explosions in Texas' capital city on Monday, making it three this month.