BP succeeded in making a 'rough cut' of the riser pipe at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. Next up is moving a cap with a garden-hose-type rubber seal over the pipe. How tight that seal is will determine if the BP oil spill is mostly capped.
Democrat Andrew Romanoff said that the White House approached hime about a possible administratio job to discourage him from running for a Senate seat.
The next chance for stopping the Gulf oil spill won't come until two relief wells meant to plug the reservoir for good are finished in August.
BP CEO says BP and its oil containment booms had been successful in keeping most of the oil away from the eastern coast.
BP officials could be prosecuted under the Clean Water Act, the Oil Pollution Act, and the Endangered Species Act. So could federal officials if they aided and abetted any illegal acts.
A Boeing 747 supertanker specially outfitted to spray oil dispersant is ready to fly over the BP oil spill.
BP is sorting though 8,000 suggestions from people around the world on how to cap the well and clean up the oil. Here are five suggested solutions to remedy the crisis caused by the BP oil spill.
Madame Tussauds employee Marie Chandler poses for photographers beside a waxwork of The Hulk during the launch of the Marvel Super Heroes 4D exhibit at the Madame Tussauds waxworks in London on Wednesday.
Obama struck a combative tone in a speech in Pittsburgh Wednesday, making sharp jabs at the Republicans and BP in what could be a taste of the run-up to the November elections.
Speaking in oil-producing Pennsylvania, President Obama said Wednesday that Congress needs to pass a clean energy bill to help the nation get rid of its dependency on fossil fuel.