Indiana explosion: A man was killed in an explosion at an Indiana grain elevator today. OSHA says explosions in grain-handling facilities across the nation have killed 180 people and injured more than 675 over the last 35 years.
A violent weather system – threatening a severe event called a derecho – moved through the Midwest Wednesday dumping hail and rain. Some 12 million people in four states live in the area at high risk of the storms and a potential derecho, according to the National Weather Service.
National Doughnut Day is here, and Dunkin' Donuts is debuting a new, intriguing confection on its menus in celebration. Here’s the Monitor newsroom review of the Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich, for National Doughnut Day.
After the Moore Public School District in Oklahoma let parents know via text alert their kids were being held inside the school building, parents had to make a quick choice: Trust that the buildings would stand or race to pick them up before the tornado hit.