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Massive Explosions Kill at Least 44, Injure Hundreds in Chinese Port City

At least 44 people were killed and hundreds more injured by a series of enormous explosions at a hazardous materials warehouse in the northeastern Chinese port city of Tianjin late Wednesday. Pictures and videos showed gigantic plumes of fire and a mushroom cloud that dwarfed nearby high-rise buildings and sent a massive shockwave that rattled residents several kilometers from the blast site. Aerial footage posted Thursday by the official Xinhua news agency showed a still-smoldering...

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