The US Department of Transportation’s pipeline safety division says the 800-mile trans-Alaska pipeline is corroded and poses a severe public safety and environmental risk.
02/12/2011 03:28 pm
President Obama's commission to investigate the Gulf oil spill suggested wide-reaching reforms to avoid another disaster, including new oversight of the offshore-drilling industry.
01/11/2011 05:22 pm
Alaska's democratic candidate for governor, Ethan Berkowitz, says the status quo under Sarah Palin and current governor, Sean Parnell, is not acceptable.
10/23/2010 03:14 pm
The BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico caused a public outcry and savaged BP's share price. Image repair won't be easy.
10/18/2010 10:10 am
Killing the well at this point was the easy part of the oil spill cleanup for the beleaguered corporate giant, whose image will be stained, and bottom line impacted, for years to come.
09/20/2010 05:35 pm
Some crude from the Gulf oil spill has seeped into the sand. It may be altering ecosystems – 'for all time,' one expert says.
09/15/2010 03:32 pm
La Barbie, whose real name is Edgar Valdez Villarreal, was a Texas football star before he moved to Mexico City and joined the Sinaloa Cartel.
09/01/2010 12:30 pm
Edgar Valdez Villarreal, nicknamed 'La Barbie,' was arrested by Mexican authorities in an operation Monday near Mexico City. He is alleged to be a top player in the brutal Beltran Leyva Cartel.
08/31/2010 10:05 am
What the tragedy of the BP oil spill has taught us about regulations, technology, and how our energy diet must change.
07/10/2010 10:10 am
Crisis experts say: Take gaffe-prone CEO Tony Hayward off the air. Lay out a concrete plan to help devastated communities. Bring trusted figures like Warren Buffett or Colin Powell to the discussion.
06/08/2010 08:56 pm
Neither BP nor the Coast Guard was ready for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Having booms, boats, aircraft, and local responders in place is expensive, but experts say teams should be ready to go.
05/08/2010 01:39 pm
The firm is spending about $6 million a day to contain the oil spill. Gulf of Mexico expenses associated with the oil rig explosion could eventually cost BP more than $3 billion.
04/30/2010 05:08 pm
Voters are sizing up the field in the Alaska governor's race. Do they want a break from Sarah Palin's policies, or just her polarizing style?
04/12/2010 02:15 pm