This photo provided by WJLA-TV shows the scene of an explosion in Baltimore on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Baltimore firefighters say an explosion has leveled several homes in the city.<br>WJLA-TV/AP

Gas explosion levels 3 Baltimore homes; 1 dead, 1 trapped

A "major gas explosion" destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday, killing one person and injuring several others, the Baltimore Fire Department said. At least one person was trapped in the wreckage.

More than 100 arrests, 13 officers hurt amid Chicago looting, police say

Police Superintendent David Brown said it "was not an organized protest" but instead "an incident of pure criminality" that began following the police shooting of a person the previous day in the city's Englewood neighborhood.

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Lebanon health minister: Cabinet resigns over Beirut blast

Lebanon's Cabinet has resigned over last week's devastating blast at the Beirut port, the health minister said, a decision that was made under pressure as several ministers quit or expressed their intention to step down.

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