The BP live video feed of the underwater leak will continue to stream during the 'top kill' maneuver, after pressure from Washington. But what you see in the moment may not mean much, BP warns.
With just over a month remaining in office, the Bush administration loosened federal protection of plant and animal species threatened with extinction.
Last-minute rule changes would weaken environmental protections, critics say.
Mining companies stake claims on federal land adjoining the park, while opponents say drinking water will be at risk.
Congress hits shark ‘finning’ practice; fleet subsidies cut would be ‘historic’; whales don’t compete with humans for fish, studies show.
It is considering designating millions of US-owned acres as a permanent conservation system.