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Duck and cover: Barton goes into hiding

If you called the Washington office of Texas Republican Rep. Joe Barton Friday, all you got was a recording saying the office was closed. The...

BP CEO to Congress: ‘I’m devastated’

A day after agreeing to a $20 billion fund to compensate victims of the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, BP's chief...

Obama’s big speech: He came, he saw, he failed

President Obama's speech to the nation Wednesday night had all the trappings of a game-changing address on a major crisis. He used the Oval Office,...

Obama talks tough but can he deliver?

Fresh from admonishing BP before the world, President Barack Obama now gets his moment with the oil company's leaders. It will be on his...

BP cut corners, cost on doomed ‘nightmare well’

BP took measures to cut costs in the weeks before the catastrophic blowout in the Gulf of Mexico as it dealt with one problem...

BP execs face grilling on Capitol Hill

BP Plc's U.S. chief faces accusations in Congress on Tuesday that the energy giant caused the worst oil spill in U.S. history with a...

Obama looking for some asses to kick

President Barack Obama says he wants to know "whose ass to kick" in the BP oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Some might...

Obama tries anger in latest attempt to salvage Presidency

Dogged for being too calm in crisis, President Barack Obama unleashed frustration for all to see Friday, warning BP it had better do right...

BP claims progress in capping oil-spewing well

BP appeared to make progress early Saturday in capping the worst oil spill in US history, but President Barack Obama warned the British energy...

Attempt to cap oil leak fails: Now what?

Yet another mix of risky undersea robot maneuvers, containment devices and longshot odds is being prepared to fight the uncontrolled gusher feeding the worst...