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Conservative GOP Senator Issues Warning To Republicans

Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

Senator Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) issued a warning to fellow Republicans in Congress: If you vote to raise the debt ceiling without massive spending cuts, y...

BP 'Cut-And-Cap' Plug Attempt Suffers Setback: Saw Is Stuck, Shears Next

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

METAIRIE, La. — BP used underwater robots a mile beneath the ocean Thursday to try to put a lid on the Gulf oil gusher. Live video showed that ...

BP Tests New Cap: Will It Stop This Leak?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- In a potentially pivotal moment in the Gulf crisis, BP planned to begin closing valves Tuesday in a slow and methodical process th...

BP Oil Spill: Containment Cap To Be Replaced Next Month

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP)- As officials reported a gradual increase in the amount of oil being captured from a spewing wellhead at the bottom of the Gulf of Me...

BP Trying To Put A Lid On Gulf Oil Gusher

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

METAIRIE, La. (AP)– BP used underwater robots a mile beneath the ocean Thursday to try to put a lid on the Gulf oil gusher. Live video showed tha...

'Cut And Cap': BP Tries Another Risky Move As Oil Spill Continues To Devastate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) -- As submersible robots made another risky attempt to control the underwater Gulf oil gusher, the crude on the surface sprea...

BP 'Cut-And-Cap' Effort Underway To Plug Gushing Oil Well

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORT FOURCHON, La. (AP) -- As submersible robots made another risky attempt to control the underwater Gulf oil gusher, the crude on the surface spread...

Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup: BP In Middle Of First Cut To Contain Oil

AP | MIKE KUNZELMAN and GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — BP's stock plummeted and took much of the market down with it Tuesday as the federal government announced criminal and civil inves...

Cut-And-Cap: Robot Submarines Set Up Next Gulf Oil Spill Containment Effort

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

COVINGTON, La. — Robot submarines carried equipment and cut small pipes at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico on Monday to prepare to place a new ...