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Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

Obama To Attend Memorial For Texas Explosion Victims

AP | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama will attend a memorial service for victims of the fertilizer plant explosion in the town of ...

Residents Pray For Comfort In Texas Town Rocked By Plant Explosion

AP | PAUL J. WEBER and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 06.21.2013 | Crime

WEST, Texas — The First Baptist Church in the tiny Texas town where a fertilizer plant exploded is still off-limits, so the Rev. John Crowder pu...

Texas Fertilizer Plant Kept Quiet About Huge Stores Of Explosive Substance

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2013 | Business

(Corrects rental truck brand used by McVeigh was from Ryder, not U-Haul, in paragraph 20) By Joshua Schneyer, Ryan McNeill and Janet R...

The Public Needs Ethical Journalism More Than Ever

John Harden | Posted 06.19.2013 | Media
John Harden

When something breaks and we make mistakes (little or big), we're no better than the people who distribute fake images on Twitter and spread rumors on Facebook. We're better than this.

Texas Fertilizer Plant Had Last OSHA Inspection In 1985

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration most recently inspected the Texas fertilizer plant that exploded Wednesday night in 19...

Health Risks Of The Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

TIME | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan An explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, which has so far resulted in the deaths of 15 people, also released large amoun...

Did This Investigative Story Forecast The Texas Explosion?

Center for Public Integrity | Jim Morris and Chris Hamby | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

CPI Editor’s note, April 18: An explosion Wednesday at a fertilizer plant north of Waco, Texas, killed between five and 15 people, authorities say, ...

Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Update

Michael Warbux | Posted 06.18.2013 | World
Michael Warbux

In West, Texas, a fertilizer plant exploded last night killing 5-15 people and leaving 100-170 people injured. The explosion is speculated to be cause...

Everything You Need To Know About The Texas Plant Explosion

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

-- A fertilizer plant exploded in the small Central Texas farming community of West, about 20 miles north of Waco, leaving as many as 15 people dead ...

The Heroism Of These Volunteer Firefighters Will Inspire You

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.18.2013 | Good News

Volunteer firefighters have been hailed as heroes after they selflessly risked their lives on Wednesday, battling the roaring flames at a Texas fertil...

A Loss of Perspective

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The more perspective and understanding we have on life, and the less we play into their hands and let people who want to terrorize us have their way, whether domestic or foreign, the better we honor loss -- all loss -- and ourselves.

WATCH: Incredible Videos And Photos Of The Massive Plant Explosion

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

After a massive explosion at West Fertilizer Co. in Texas Wednesday night, as many as 15 people are feared dead and upwards of 160 others injured. Res...

PHOTOS: Tragic Explosion Conjures Memories Of Historic Disaster

Posted 04.18.2013 | Green

From Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: An explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant that injured more than 100 and killed an estimate...

Fatalities Reported In Blast At Fertilizer Plant

Posted 04.18.2013 | Crime

As many as 60 to 70 people may have been killed in a fertilizer plant explosion on Wednesday night in West, Texas, KWTX reported. West EMS Director D...