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.
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.
Democrats have been desperate for President Obama to find his inner Bill Clinton – to convey to people that he really gets their anguish and trauma. Did he do it in Louisiana Friday?
A Sun Bear is fed an orange by a zoo keeper, at the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Neb., on Friday. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo has released a $175 million master plan that will add a parking lot where Rosenblatt Stadium now sits and an African grasslands exhibit on the east side of the zoo.
The BP live feed of the Gulf oil spill is proving to be mesmerizing to millions of Web viewers.
As President Obama visits Louisiana Friday for the third time for an on-scene update of the BP oil spill, some residents report a nagging feeling that the US response would have been more vigorous if the accident had happened elsewhere.
The BP oil spill is exposing cross-Atlantic differences on the best public face to present amid crisis. Britons – tens of thousands of whom are BP shareholders – appreciate stoicism, but Americans want emotion and contrition.
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.
An employee poses inside Antony Gormley's sculpture, 'Breathing Room III,' which is made from 15 interconnecting photo-luminescent frames, at the White Cube Gallery in London on Thursday.
The White House says that the US government will be sending BP a bill for $69 million Thursday for oil spill cleanup costs so far.