Topic: Houston (Texas)
State attorneys general, commercial fishing organizations, and environmental groups are pressing BP to provide more information on the cause of the massive Gulf oil spill.
05/06/2010 09:04 pm
Citing the BP oil spill, Schwarzenegger said Monday he could no longer back a California offshore drilling initiative. He also vetoed a bill that sought to ban smoking at state parks and beaches.
05/04/2010 06:43 pm
The Continental merger with United will get tough antitrust scrutiny, which has the potential to result in fewer flights, less competition, and higher airfares.
05/03/2010 02:50 pm
From Los Angeles to New York, Chicago to Houston, hundreds of thousands of protesters in dozens of cities are marching, chanting, and in some cases engaging in civil disobedience – mostly in opposition to Arizona’s tough new law aimed at stopping illegal immigration.
05/01/2010 05:36 pm
Scientists are investigating why endangered sea turtles are washing up on the Gulf Coast.
04/30/2010 12:47 pm
Cities like San Francisco, with its moderate climate and nearby residential neighborhoods, have smaller carbon footprints than spread out cities like Houston in hotter parts of the country.
04/29/2010 02:06 pm
In Pictures Babies around the world
Roughneck towns along the Gulf coast are waiting for news from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion. Eleven people are missing, although one family received a happy call.
04/21/2010 08:48 pm
Major mishaps aboard oil rigs are rare. But accidents like the Transocean Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion show the risks as companies explore farther and drill deeper.
04/21/2010 04:01 pm
Dismantle health-care reform, stop pork, and protect the Constitution are three of 10 election priorities in the 'tea party' movement's Contract From America, to be unveiled Thursday.
04/15/2010 05:19 pm