Utility violated rules before blast

Missouri Gas Energy failed to take “prompt and adequate” steps to ensure safety before a fatal restaurant explosion in Kansas City, accordin…

People watch huge waves approaching the lighthouse outside the fishing village of Nazare, in the central coast of Portugal on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. Many ports, most in in the north of the country, were closed due to the rough seas. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)

Photos: Top 10 things to see

This week’s collection includes Ukrainian opposition supporters making soup for their comrades and the Olympic rings in Sochi, Russia.

In this Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 photo, long lines of passengers wait in Concourse D of Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, in Linthicum, Md., after many flights were either delayed or canceled because of a lightning strike.  (AP Photo/The Capital, Paul W. Gillespie)

FAA to examine airport towers

A lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore’s main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport tower…