Transocean and Halliburtion, BP's partners on the blown-out well that led to the massive Gulf oil spill, reject findings in a new BP report that finds their workers partly to blame for the rig accident.
US Geological Survey estimates on the flow of oil from the wrecked wellhead are more than double what BP has been claiming, leading some to accuse BP of misrepresenting the flow of oil to minimize fines.
The $15 billion draft bailout comes with strict conditions and immense federal oversight.
Even though legislation fell to defeat, Friday’s debate marked the first time a majority backed a cap on carbon emissions.
Congress to begin work on a bill the next president would be willing to sign.