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New attempt to cap oil leak

Undersea robots manipulated by engineers a mile above will begin work Saturday removing the containment cap over the gushing well head in the Gulf...

Oil spill strikes Lake Pontchartrain

Oil from the ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico is seeping into Lake Pontchartrain north of New Orleans, threatening another environmental disaster for...

Oil spill taking a psychological toll

BMWUD2CYBUQM The Gulf of Mexico oil disaster feels far worse to shrimper Ricky Robin than Katrina, even though he's still haunted by memories of riding...

Tropical storms could add to oil spill problems

Tropical weather gathering strength in the Caribbean could be the latest bad news for BP crews trying to contain and clean up the massive...

Oil spill drenches Obama’s approval rating

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill piled pressure on Barack Obama on Thursday as the hurricane season closed in and voters angry at his...

Judge who blocked drilling ban has conflict-of-interest

The Louisiana judge who struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico has reported extensive investments...

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 screws up another attempt to stop massive oil spill

BP fumbled its latest underwater experiment with the wild Gulf gusher — just like every other endeavor the company has tried to fix the...

As oil coats Gulf Coast, BP tries another risky move

As submersible robots made another risky attempt to control the underwater Gulf oil gusher, the crude on the surface spread, closing in on Florida....

Obama’s never-ending list of ‘top’ priorities

President Barack Obama keeps reassuring the nation that stopping the Gulf oil spill and limiting the fallout on the region are his top priority. Yet...