Florida Gov. Charlie Crist announced Thursday that he would run in the race for the open US Senate seat as an independent. That makes it a three-way race, where anything is possible.
04/30/2010 08:44 am
On average, drivers are paying $2.88 a gallon at the gas pump. Gas prices are expected to continue rising because of high oil prices.
04/29/2010 08:07 pm
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The US military has joined the effort to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. It's been declared an event of 'national significance,' meaning more resources will be available.
04/29/2010 03:03 pm
With Florida Republican Gov. Charlie Crist expected to announce an independent run for Senate, Republican leaders say they will do their best to starve him of campaign funds.
04/29/2010 01:51 pm
Reports suggest that Florida Gov. Charlie Crist will announce Thursday that's he's running for US Senate as an independent. If he does, he has to thread a political needle to win.
04/28/2010 07:23 pm
The oil spill that resulted from the explosion and sinking of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico last week is becoming more worrying as it continues to spread and efforts at stemming the flow of the leaking oil are being met with difficulties.
04/28/2010 03:28 pm
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has tripled in size in 24 hours. Company officials remain confident that they can contain it before it hits land, but environmentalists are increasingly doubtful.
04/27/2010 03:51 pm
With a focus on helping women veterans heal and readapt to civilian life with family ties intact, Operation Home Front supports women returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
04/27/2010 02:58 pm
The oil spill issuing from the sunken oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico is not yet an immediate threat to the Louisiana coast. But the longer it spreads, the greater the risk to the fragile ecosystem.
04/26/2010 06:46 pm