Topic: Hurricane Katrina
Beset by problems at home and abroad Obama has come across as clinical in his response to the Gulf oil spill. But if Obama is to fulfill his bright promise of "change," failed policies should be revised. Heads should roll.
06/08/2010 11:12 am
The plan to build 90 miles of sand berms to protect Louisiana wetlands from the Gulf oil spill is now getting under way. But it could take nine months and have unintended consequences.
06/07/2010 07:47 pm
Engineers may have to bring in a second saw to finish the cut-and-cap operation.
06/02/2010 01:48 pm
While robots attempt to stop the BP oil spill, crude oil is getting closer to beaches on the Florida Gulf coast.
06/02/2010 10:23 am
With Obama in Louisiana Friday to assess the response to the BP oil spill, residents have strong views about what needs to happen next. But their ideas can conflict, and expectations are low.
05/28/2010 10:38 am
The president defended his administration’s performance. But the Obama press conference comes as a Gallup Poll finds public dissatisfaction with the handling of the crisis.
05/27/2010 07:43 pm
President Obama announced a series of new steps to deal with the aftermath of the spill.
05/27/2010 03:12 pm
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the Republican chief deputy whip, says the president is in political danger because of his response to the Gulf oil spill.
05/27/2010 12:41 pm
The First Baptist Church of Chalmette, La., held a vigil Wednesday night. With so much still unknown about the Gulf oil spill, many residents say there’s only thing of which they can be certain: the presence of a higher power guiding it all.
05/27/2010 12:39 pm
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05/25/2010 02:28 pm