Topic: New Orleans
The BP plan is to pay fishermen to deploy booms from their own boats. Fisherman want to help combat the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, but a liability form is causing widespread confusion.
05/03/2010 10:05 am
Official estimates for the flow of oil out of the Deepwater Horizon well may be just a drop in the bucket. Critics call for release of worst-case scenario data to describe the oil spill disaster.
05/01/2010 12:49 pm
Experts say the brunt of criticism for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico should fall on BP, the British oil giant. But President Obama's decision to visit the area soon is an indicator of potential political fall-out from what some say was a slow federal response.
05/01/2010 10:56 am
Oil company BP is paying local watermen to ferry trained workers deploying booms to help contain the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
04/30/2010 08:54 pm
In a revealing peek into burlesque, 'Behind the Burly Q' documentary gives performers a chance to set the record straight about their profession.
04/30/2010 07:05 pm
Five years after hurricane Katrina, Gulf Coast residents see in the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico oil spill another example of the government failing to protect the land and the people.
04/30/2010 03:01 pm
In Pictures Louisiana oil spill
In her memoir, "Spoken from the Heart," Laura Bush defends her husband and writes about the tragic consequences of her teenage car accident.
04/28/2010 11:45 am
Dave Rawlings latest CD 'A Friend of a Friend,' Simon & Garfunkel's spring tour reunion, 'Crazy Heart' on DVD, and more top picks.
04/26/2010 06:18 pm
In Pictures Louisiana oil rig explosion