Static kill: BPs efforts to plug the leak seem to have worked, but it's still too early to declare victory, officials say.
Oil is more likely to keep moving east because of the so-called loop current, NOAA officials said in a report issued Friday. The likelihood of the Gulf oil spill soon hitting the Keys and the southeastern coast of Florida is 80 percent, according to the officials.
Sea turtles have washed ashore, due to the Gulf oil spill. Now, US wildlife experts are planning to collect and move sea turtle eggs away from the Gulf, trying to save future generations.
How a grueling kayak race helped heal a bruised ex-husband.
Seafood restaurants and others are tracking the BP oil spill and trying to glean just how much impact it will have on menu prices and consumer perception.
The tar-ball effect has bumped the Panhandle beaches off this year's Top 10 Best Beaches list.
BP admits that more oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster is spilling into the Gulf of Mexico than was previously estimated.
The US Coast Guard released a report Wednesday that says tar balls that have washed up on Florida beaches are not a result of the BP oil spill.
The Gushing oil well could cause damage from Louisiana to the Florida Keys
New forecasts suggest that the loop current could carry the Gulf oil spill to Florida beaches within the next eight to 10 days. After that, it could reach the Atlantic Ocean.