Hurricane Irene is forecast to pass very close to the Big Apple this weekend. What would happen if a major hurricane struck New York?
This month the US approved four wells for drilling by Shell Oil in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska, an energy frontier. But Shell's plan to recover after an oil spill is completely inadequate, given the region's remoteness and weather.
$180 million worth of cocaine in a semisubmersible vessel was seized off Honduras two weeks ago, the Coast Guard said. It was the first such craft, until now used along the Pacific coast, to be spotted in the Caribbean.
'Arlington Ladies' at Arlington National Cemetery offer help to families and express gratitude for the lives of veterans.
Seven Americans are still missing after the fishing boat they were on capsized Sunday off the Mexican coast in the Sea of Cortez. One American was killed when the boat sank, but the rest of the crew and passengers were rescued.
The search continues for seven Americans lost at sea after their boat capsized in the Gulf of California. One American was confirmed dead in the accident, while 16 crew members and 19 tourists were rescued.
One American has been confirmed dead in the accident, which came after a flash storm upended the boat before dawn Sunday, spilling dozens of tourists and crew members into the water.
Transocean Ltd., the Swiss company that owned and operated the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, says the Gulf of Mexico oil spill that occurred last year is the result of successive decisions made by well owner BP. BP calls it "an advocacy piece" to support Transocean's "litigation strategy."
One year after the ominous explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig off the Louisiana coast, a look back at key moments in the bid to stop the rampaging Gulf oil spill.
Last year, these five metropolitan areas were struggling economically with unemployment above the national average. By February 2011, however, they were among the fastest recovering cities in the United States, most of them with unemployment rates below the national average of 9.5 percent. Here’s a look at these Top 5 fast-recovery cities: