The EPA issued a report Monday that suggests the dispersant used by BP in the Gulf oil spill, Corexit, doesn't form a more toxic stew when mixed with oil. The dispersant was also no more toxic than seven other alternatives, the study concluded.
The 2010 Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' of oxygen-deprived water – roughly the size of Massachusetts – is patchy and more spread out than usual.
The first chance for voters to weigh-in on Obama health-care reform comes Tuesday, as Missourians decide whether to ban the 'individual mandate' requiring those without medical insurance to buy it.
Rep. Edward Markey says documents released by his office Saturday cast doubt on BP's assertion that it used 1.8 million gallons of the toxic and controversial oil dispersant, Corexit.
Anthony Weiner, a congressman from New York, was livid with Republicans for not passing a bill to give long-term medical benefits to 9/11 first responders. But by historical standards, his outburst was positively tame.
Daniel Ellsberg, the man behind the most significant leak in Pentagon history – the 1971 Pentagon Papers – spoke to the Monitor about how important the WikiLeaks documents are and whether WikiLeaks is the Afghanistan war's Pentagon Papers.
WikiLeaks documents didn’t undermine Congress's plan to pass a war-funding bill. And the Pentagon is rejecting calls for changes in how the military shares information with uniformed members.
Massachusetts is set to become the sixth state to award its electors to the winner of the popular vote nationally.