Although US oil production has increased to 16.8 million barrels of crude per day, gas prices are projected to stay static in the near future. The volume of oil may be high, but experts say the growth of overall global demand is just as high, if not higher.
A massive storm system brings thunderous hail to Kansas, white-out blizzard conditions in the Great Lakes, fierce winds to Texas, and possible flash flooding in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic.
A sprawling winter storm this weekend is expected to create a sluggish start for holiday travelers, spreading snow, ice, flooding rains and possibly tornadoes to parts of the country.
Family finds gold: The Schmitt family finds gold treasure valued at $300,000 during their family vacation at sea, a bounty that has earned them a few moments in the national spotlight. The memories, however, will probably last a lifetime.