Topic: New Orleans
BP CEO says BP and its oil containment booms had been successful in keeping most of the oil away from the eastern coast.
06/03/2010 10:59 am
The BP oil spill is moving eastward, threatening beaches like Pensacola, Fla., as oil balls wash ashore and Gulf animals die at unusually high rates.
06/02/2010 05:30 pm
Efforts to curb the effects of the worst oil spill in US history have hit multiple snags.
06/02/2010 04:17 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
US officials on Tuesday unveiled both long-term and short-term approaches to the BP oil spill. The strategy includes criminal investigations.
06/01/2010 06:32 pm
President Obama is facing a critical test of his political philosophy: If the federal government can do so much, why can’t it stop the slow-motion Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf?
05/29/2010 11:41 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 first family will spend Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, but Obama will make a day trip to the Gulf Coast on Friday. Vice President Joe Biden will lay a wreath at Arlington cemetery.
05/27/2010 05:12 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