| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:55 PM
The federal damage assessment of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill should take into account the broader economic and social impacts of the 2010 blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Research Council.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:32 PM
HOUSTON -- U.S. Coast Guard and federal officials took added measures late Wednesday to control a fire that erupted on a natural gas rig off the coast of Louisiana after a blowout Tuesday.
Officials from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental...
| Jun 25, 2013
Do you believe in magic?
What if there existed a small vial of liquid, a few drops of which could instantly transform your meh-tasting light beer into a flavorful craft beer? Just the promise of such a godsend would be enough to intrigue you, right?...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:50 PM
A lawyer working for the administrator reviewing claims from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill has abruptly resigned amid charges that he collected money from settlements handled by a New Orleans law firm to which he had referred claims.
Lionel H. Sutton...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:32 PM
By Jessica Reynolds The editorial board met with Al Jazeera America Tuesday to discuss the channel's launch, which is scheduled for late summer, although it definitely doesn't seem like that time frame is set in stone. The station plans to......
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:57 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement for BP PLC to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company's role in the 2010 rig explosion and oil spill in...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Mr. Sinatra ... I am an Italian!" said the comedienne Kaye Ballard, currying favor way back when.
"And I'm an American," Sinatra shot right back. (Funny, the things that turn up in old files.)
OUR friend Cindy Adams of the Post settled it once and...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 2:41 PM
With loud, buzzing cameras weighing up to 250 pounds, the MacGillivray Freeman Films team is careful not to scare away the wildlife as they reach into the depths of the ocean. One lousy shot can end up being amplified on IMAX screens around the world....
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:33 PM
As a young boy, when Wyland saw the Pacific Ocean for the first time, he felt something shift within him.
Moments later, two gray whales peeked out from the surface of the water.
A lifelong connection was formed.
"I saw two gray whales spouting...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Three years after the infamous BP oil spill off the Gulf Coast, lawmakers are still trying to nail down the effectiveness of past, present and future relief efforts backed by billions of dollars.
Restoration efforts will receive anywhere...
| Jun 9, 2013
Not long after walking into the newest exhibit at The Mariners' Museum, your eyes and feet will tell you that "Fragile Waters" is no ordinary collection of black-and-white pictures.
Even from far across the completely revamped space that was once the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Three years after a cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil producer BP announced Monday that active oil cleanup had ended in three states hit by the disaster.
The gulf, the company said, is getting back to normal, a claim contested by...