Tropical Storm Colin is the third named system to form in the Atlantic so far this hurricane season. Early indications are that Tropical Storm Colin will stay away from the Gulf of Mexico and head for the US Atlantic coast.
Foreclosures declined in all top 10 metros, according to a new report.
Gulf beach closings from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle were nearly 10 times more often this summer than last because of oil from BP's massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
A group called 'Stop Islamization of America' is promoting ads on major city public transportation that urge people to leave the Muslim faith. The anti-Islamic campaign is sparking thought about the religion's place in American society.
Tropical depression racing toward the Gulf of Mexico Thursday increased pressure on BP and the US government to decide whether to evacuate dozens of ships at the site of the ruptured oil well.
Gulf oil cap appeared to be holding steady Friday morning, almost midway into a white-knuckle waiting period in which engineers watched the pressure gauges for signs of a leak.
Medicare fraud pushes authorities to conduct the largest fraud bust ever in five different states and arrested dozens of suspects accused in scams totaling $251 million.
Cuba says it will start releasing 52 political prisoners – the biggest release in more than a decade – today. Spain conducted the negotiations, but some Cuba analysts expect the US to respond by easing the American embargo on Cuba.
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