BP is now paying $40 million a day to deal with the Gulf oil spill. Its overall costs are nearing $1 billion, and an expected tide of litigation is still ahead. Then again, BP is flush with cash.
New report that Iran is amassing more low-enriched uranium – and has enough to make two nuclear bombs – is likely to spur the move toward tougher sanctions. But Israel's raid on Gaza aid flotilla may stall any international action on Iran.
Forecasters expect an active hurricane season, raising concern that a storm could push more of the BP oil spill ashore. The Gulf's biggest hurricanes are generally later in the season, however.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that criminal suspects must clearly state that they don't want to talk with police to exercise their Miranda rights. Silence during interrogation is not enough.
US officials on Tuesday unveiled both long-term and short-term approaches to the BP oil spill. The strategy includes criminal investigations.
Obama has a different relationship with the press than his predecessors, favoring long interviews over press conferences and Q&As. His approach has left reporters surprised - and sometimes frustrated.
States are submitting their applications for Round 2 of the Obama administration's $4.3 billion Race to the Top program. States are undertaking major education reform to qualify.
The Israeli raid of the so-called Freedom Flotilla bound for Gaza takes the international spotlight away from Iran and its nuclear program. The raid is also likely to make it harder to restart Israeli-Palestinian talks.
A sex offender who moved from Alabama to Indiana in 2004 does not have to register with authorities because his move predates the registry law Congress enacted in 2006, the Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday.
Supporters and critics of the Arizona immigration law held rallies in the Phoenix area Saturday. The anti-law rally appeared larger, but the pro-law forces have more national support, polls say.
BP engineers will try to connect a new pipe, called the LMRP, which would siphon leaking oil to a boat. But attempts to stop the gushing well in the Gulf oil spill have ended for now.
After the failure of 'top kill,' BP said it will concentrate on containing, not stopping the leak. As failures to stop the BP oil spill mount, the federal government is careful not to promise too much.
It will take 7 years for the oil deposit below the Deepwater Horizon well to empty if left alone. On Saturday, BP acknowledged it may abandon its best chance so far to cork the well: the 'top kill'.
Actor Dennis Hopper, was one of Hollywood’s most successful figures, an out-sized and sometimes outlandish character whose career covered the second half of the 20th century.
The strange glimpse into the Gulf's depths given by the 'geyser cam' – the BP live feed of the 'top kill' attempt – has mesmerized millions, but has raised concerns about stock market impact.
President Obama is facing a critical test of his political philosophy: If the federal government can do so much, why can’t it stop the slow-motion Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf?
Public opinion polls find more than 70 percent of Americans disapprove of BP's handling of the Gulf oil spill, and support for offshore drilling has taken a dive since the disaster.
Three people who lost loved ones to war honor those who serve and tangibly help others.
Special Ops soldiers hold a special place for Mike Evock, who has added the names of the 277 killed in the war on terror to the top of his down-home dirt racer.
Dorine Kenney started the Jacob's Light Foundation after her son was killed. The charity helps keep soldiers serving in harm's way stocked with supplies and warm wishes from home.