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Feds, BP fight over next step

BP and the Obama administration offered significantly differing views Sunday on whether the capped Gulf of Mexico oil well will have to be reopened,...

Abandoned oil wells a continuing threat

More than 27,000 abandoned oil and gas wells lurk in the hard rock beneath the Gulf of Mexico, an environmental minefield that has been...

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...

Is the spill capped? World awaits word

It could be late Friday or over the Memorial Day weekend before the world knows if BP's latest effort has succeeded in stopping the...

Obama on spill: ‘My watch, my responsibility’

Thrown on the defensive, President Barack Obama acknowledged his administration could have done better in dealing with the biggest oil spill in the nation's...

Oil drilling regulation lax under Bush, Obama

The federal agency responsible for ensuring that the Deepwater Horizon was operating safely before it exploded last month fell well short of its own...