A presidential commission assessing the US response to the Gulf oil spill identifies flaws in the White House reaction. It finds that the government acted at times either incompetently or without candor.
Halfway through a 10-day voyage, a government-sponsored expedition isn't finding any traces from the Gulf oil spill, directly contradicting findings by several independent research teams.
The BP oil well has been officially pronounced dead. But this is by no means the end -- either of this case or of the work needed to prepare for any future spill.
Some crude from the Gulf oil spill has seeped into the sand. It may be altering ecosystems – 'for all time,' one expert says.
National Hurricane Center says that hurricane Igor got its kick as it encountered a perfect environment. It could flirt with Category 5 status.
An invasive mussel is devouring Lake Michigan's phytoplankton, the basis for the lake's food chain.
Hurricane Earl is threatening Cape Cod's expensive real estate. But it takes a lot more to be one of America's Top 10 costliest hurricanes. Which hurricanes made the list? Click the right arrow to see.
Performers in costumes dance during the closing ceremony of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games at the Marina Bay Floating Platform on Thursday.
Researchers found orange blobs in blue crab larvae in May. The discovery is part of a push to understand what effect the Gulf oil spill is having on the foundations of the Gulf food chain.
US and Australian scientists measured the plume from the Gulf oil spill during a research cruise. The findings are published Thursday.