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  • Fracking requires more scrutiny

    Hooray for Del. Heather Mizeur for staring down oil companies over fracking in Maryland ("No studies? No fracking," Sept. 13). Delegate Mizeur is demanding solid, scientific studies of all the risks of fracking before allowing it here. The oil industry...
  • Two sons, brothers lost in Iraq, two views of war that took them

    Last in a series COLUMBUS, Ohio - The vases of flowers on the dining room table are many days past their prime, the pink roses now hanging their heads. But still they sit. Red, white and blue ribbons that once adorned them are saved in a basket on the...
  • BP 'reckless,' 'profit-driven' in 2010 Gulf oil spill, judge rules

    WASHINGTON A federal judge ruled Thursday that oil giant BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout, which killed 11 workers and resulted in the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history. U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier's...
  • BP 'grossly negligent' in 2010 U.S. spill, fines could be $18 billion

    BP 'grossly negligent' in 2010 U.S. spill, fines could be $18 billion
    HOUSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has decided that BP Plc was "grossly negligent" and "reckless" in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill four years ago, a ruling that could add nearly $18 billion in fines to more than $42 billion in charges the company...
  • Timeline: BP oil spill litigation at a glance

    (Reuters) - BP Plc was found "grossly negligent" on Thursday by a federal judge in connection with its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The decision by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans, who oversees litigation related to the...
  • Corte de EEUU dice que BP fue sumamente negligente en el derrame de 2010

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - Un juez determinó que la petrolera británica BP Plc fue "sumamente negligente" en las acciones que llevaron al derrame de 2010 en el Golfo de México, lo que podría sumar 18.000 millones de dólares a las multas contra la firma por el...
  • Halliburton agrees to pay $1.1 billion in Deepwater Horizon spill

    Halliburton agrees to pay $1.1 billion in Deepwater Horizon spill
    Halliburton has agreed to a $1.1-billion settlement stemming from its involvement in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that spewed more than 4 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and killed 11 people, attorneys for the company and...
  • Halliburton to settle U.S. Gulf spill claims for $1.1 billion

    Halliburton to settle U.S. Gulf spill claims for $1.1 billion
    (Reuters) - Halliburton Co , North America's top oilfield services provider, said it reached a $1.1 billion settlement for a majority of claims related to its role in BP Plc's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The settlement, which includes...
  • US sales to Russia have only risen since sanctions imposed

    WASHINGTON In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir Putin's, an odd thing has happened: U.S. exports to Russia have risen. U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that...
  • Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100

    Panama's biggest tourist draw turns 100
    While Panama is emerging as a favored destination for vacationers looking for great beaches, tropical rain forest and rich biodiversity, its first claim to fame was the Panama Canal, which celebrates its 100th anniversary this summer. At the center of...
  • Review: 'The Kills' by Richard House

    Review: 'The Kills' by Richard House
    Literary settings often ride the rails of history, so now that we're deep into our second decade of involvement in Iraq, more novelists are setting their stories in the rough terrain of this endlessly fascinating country. None seems more ambitious,...
  • Richard House's 'The Kills' challenges what a thriller can be

    Richard House's 'The Kills' challenges what a thriller can be
    Released last year in England and longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Richard House's "The Kills" is a sprawling, 1,000-page epic that forgoes the formulaic machinations of the lowbrow thriller and aspires to high art. "The Kills" is divided into...