Topic: Hurricane Katrina
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
The first rule of avoiding online scams: If something seems to good to be true, it probably is.
05/25/2010 02:28 pm
As the Gulf oil crisis grows, NASA’s unrivalled expertise and experience in extreme remote environments make it a great candidate to fix the leak.
05/25/2010 11:42 am
Lambasting BP and the Coast Guard as unresponsive, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to build a wall of sand to prevent the BP oil spill from coming ashore. It's not clear whether he has the authority to adopt such a plan or whether it would even work.
05/24/2010 11:06 pm
The BP oil spill is moving into Louisiana's wetlands – a worst-case scenario for wildlife and the fishing industry. There is no perfect solution, scientists say, but a controlled burn is one option.
05/24/2010 08:29 pm