Topic: CBS Corporation
President Obama has struggled to show he’s engaged and concerned during the BP oil spill. But as the disaster wears on, showing emotion and tapping his inner writer could help Obama's standing.
06/05/2010 01:21 pm
Undersea video coverage Thursday night showed engineers lowering a 'top cap' over a severed riser pipe at the bottom of the Gulf to contain BP oil spill. The company hopes to contain 90 percent of the geyser.
06/04/2010 10:18 am
The Obama administration has sought to distance itself from BP this week, repeatedly criticizing BP for its efforts in the Gulf oil spill clean-up. But behind the scenes, cooperation continues.
06/03/2010 08:11 pm
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.
05/30/2010 02:55 pm
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.
05/29/2010 10:33 am
Coast Guard's Thad Allen says Friday through Saturday morning is a pivotal time for the top kill procedure, which aims to cap the well feeding the Gulf oil spill. President Obama, in Louisiana, says he is tripling the clean-up manpower in areas where oil is on shore.
05/28/2010 05:48 pm
The White House backed Rep. Joe Sestak's opponent in the Democratic Senate primary in Pennsylvania. The GOP wants to know whether it offered Mr. Sestak a job to drop out of the race.
05/26/2010 10:08 pm
A slew of new law-and-order dramas ordered up by the TV networks show the genre's enduring appeal.
05/26/2010 04:17 pm
Although advertisers paid $900,000 for a 30-second spot, earlier series got more ad dollars than the Lost finale because they had bigger audiences and less Internet interference.
05/24/2010 05:30 pm
An Afghan private contractor in Kandahar, with close ties to Karzai's brother, is up for a contract to protect supply convoys for US troops in the Afghanistan war.
05/23/2010 12:24 pm