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Gulf Oil Has Entered The Food Web, Scientists Say

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Scientists say they have for the first time tracked how certain nontoxic elements of oil from the BP spill quickly became dinner fo...

6 Months Later, Scientists Say The Oil Spill Is "Like A Concussion"

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN and CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ST. PETE BEACH, Fla. — Six months after the rig explosion that led to the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, damage to the Gulf of Mexi...

Gulf Oil Spill Hits Workers Hard, Aid Groups Out Of Money

AP | KEVIN McGILL and TOM BREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

NEW ORLEANS — The oil has stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico, and that should be a relief. But with fewer cleanup jobs to be had, many of t...

Gulf Businesses Facing A Lost Summer

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — A stack of business cards for tourists sits on a countertop beside the cash register at Zeke's Marina on the Alabama shore....

Oil Spill UPDATE: Latest News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Stay up to date on the latest information about the Gulf oil spill with our timeline below and the Twitter lists that follow with curated conversation...

Strategy Corner: Time for Obama to Lift the BP Fog With a New Strategy

Mark Penn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mark Penn

On the BP crisis, Obama needs to get away from the posturing politicians and get together with scientists. Making the solution the Administration's responsibility is risky, but no more dangerous than ongoing inaction -- just ask Jimmy Carter.

BP Oil Spill UPDATE: May 27, 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Today in BP oil spill news, the 'top kill' attempt appeared successful per Coast Guard officials, President Barack Obama spoke at length about the dis...