Blowout preventer. Cementing operations. Design flaws. Top executives from BP America, Halliburton, and Transocean testified Tuesday about possible causes of the BP oil spill.
As oil continues to spew into the Gulf of Mexico, the Obama administration moves to break up the agency tasked with both collecting royalties and policing Big Oil.
A young supporter in Cape Town, South Africa, blows on a 'vuvuzela,' Zulu for stadium trumpet, during a celebration marking a month till the beginning of the 2010 Soccer World Cup.
BP is open to suggestions from the public on how to plug the well gushing thousands of gallons of oil per day 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico.
Blackhawk military helicopters began dropping sandbags along the Louisiana coastline Monday, as oil spill cleanup efforts continued.
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Ultraorthodox Jewish men harvest wheat ahead of the Jewish Shavuot holiday in a field outside the Israeli community of Mevo Horon on Monday. Shavuot commemorates Moses receiving the Ten Commandments and is also a harvest holiday. It begins next Tuesday at sundown.
A BP shareholder from the United States is suing company executives over ignoring safety issues prior to the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent Gulf oil spill.
The International Space Station is the most heavily shielded spacecraft ever. It can outmaneuver large debris and withstand the impact of smaller flotsam.
President Obama addresses the 1,200 graduates of Hampton University, a historically black university, at the school's Armstrong Stadium in Hampton, Va., Sunday.