- No tailgating allowed at Super Bowl XLVIII
- Pentagon to transport African troops to Central African Republic
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend’s shopping jumps to his death
- Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
- Pope Francis: A nun saved my life
- Israeli P.M. Netanyahu backs out of Mandela funeral
- Elian Gonzalez makes first trip outside Cuba since custody battle
- U.S., British intelligence agents enter online sci-fi world to spy on gamers
- Sarah Palin to host the outdoors show ‘Amazing America’
- CIA admits $3 billion intelligence operation was a flop
Latest Gulf Oil Items
Members of the political left are masters of disguise. They throw out stories that are insignificant compared to the big picture and try to overemphasize these in order to cover up the real stories.
With a tight new cap installed on its leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, BP on Tuesday prepared to begin gradual tests to determine whether the device can stop oil from pouring into the sea for the first time in nearly three months.
The Obama administration will issue a new revised moratorium on offshore drilling Monday, two administration officials said.
The man in charge of providing compensation for victims of the Gulf oil spill says he's ready to give those eligible a full six months' worth of emergency payments on a single request.
While the nation watched the Gulf oil spill and other distractions, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Barney Frank managed to ram through on May 27 an Obama-endorsed bill overturning the military's homosexuality ban.
As I watch the Gulf oil-spill fiasco continue to unfold, Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen seems to be getting a pass from the media ("Tropical weather is new reason to worry in Gulf," Web, News, June 26).
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist recently received a $25 million grant from BP for an "emergency tourism marketing campaign" to counter growing public perceptions that the Gulf oil spill was ruining the Sunshine State.
Ronald Reagan's 10 most dangerous words were, "Hi, I'm from the government, and I'm here to help." The Gulf oil spill is only the latest validation of that sentiment when it comes to environmental protection.
When it comes to energy, our elected representatives need to choose between siding with America's future and continuing to rely on imported oil from some hostile regimes ("Senators optimistic on energy bill but sticking points remain," Web, News, Tuesday).