Robot Subs Begin Gulf Work

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Lindsay Liepman

Grand Isle, La.-Robot submarines are busy in the Gulf of Mexico taking equipment to the gulf's bottom, and cutting small pipes as BP prepares to take that next step on that blown-o..
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Al-Qaida Leader Killed in Missle Strike

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Rob Spicker

WASHINGTON (AP) - Al-Qaida announced Monday that its No. 3 official, Mustafa al-Yazid, had been killed along with members of his family - perhaps one of the most severe blows to th..
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Australia takes Japan to court over whaling

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Australia has taken its case against Japan\'s whaling practices to international court, Japanese officials said Tuesday.
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BP announces enhancements to cleanup plan

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Oil company BP\'s latest plan to cap the undersea well now gushing oil into the Gulf of Mexico has been modified to collect more crude and to prepare for a possible hurricane, the company said late Monday night.
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Group: Al Qaeda says No. 3 man has died

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Al Qaeda says its No. 3 man and commander of its operations in Afghanistan has died, according to a group that monitors Islamist websites.
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U.N. Security Council meets on Israeli raid

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Israel faced condemnation and questions at an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting called by Turkey on the Israeli military\'s storming of a six-ship flotilla of pro-Palestinian activists headed to Gaza with aid supplies.
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Storm kills 115 in Central America

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

At least 115 people died after a tropical storm battered Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the weekend, officials in those countries reported.
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Pigeon caught in India-Pakistan trust gap

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A humble pigeon has just flown into a herd of pouncing cats!
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6.0 quake strikes Philippines

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines on Monday about 570 miles (917 km) southeast of Manila, the nation\'s capital, the U.S. Geological Service said.
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BP plans new effort to stop oil leak; relief well is two months away

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The best hope for stopping the flow of oil from the blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico has been compared to hitting a target the size of a dinner..
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NOAA expands fishing ban area in Gulf; Approximately 74% of Gulf still open for fishing

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

  GULF OF MEXICO - NOAA has extended the northern boundary of the closed fishing area in the Gulf of Mexico up to the Mississippi federal-state water line and portions of the ..
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69 oiled birds rescued on Gulf shores; most dead birds not oily

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says 69 oiled birds have been brought to rescue centers along the Gulf of Mexico, with 53 treated in Louisiana. It says crews..
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Sen. Schumer calls for repeal of liability limits; existing law may limit BP liability to $27m

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says he will introduce a bill to repeal a law that could allow the owner of the oil drilling rig that sank in the Gulf of Mexico to limit ..
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Scientists warn of unseen deepwater oil disaster

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Independent scientists and government officials say there's a disaster we can't see in the Gulf of Mexico's mysterious depths, the ruin of a world inhabited by ..
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Veteran hits 5 people waiting for Memorial Day parade

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) - Police in Ohio say a car driven by a World War II veteran went off the road and struck five people lined up for a Memorial Day parade. Authorities say 84-..
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BP prepares for another attempt to stem oil leak

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - With BP making yet another attempt to stem the flow from a blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico -- this time only to contain the leak, not stop it -- signs point t..
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Biden marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is saluting the sacrifices of the men and women of America's fighting forces at the nation's most hallowed burial ground. He said the..
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BP: Oil leak could continue until August

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

GULF OF MEXICO - As BP prepared to implement another fallback plan to contain the worst oil spill in U.S. history, Obama administration and BP officials said crude could continue f..
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Israeli commandos storm aid flotilla; 9 killed and protests sparked

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: Mia Carter

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli naval commandos stormed a flotilla of ships carrying aid and hundreds of pro-Palestinian activists to the blockaded Gaza Strip on Monday, killing nine pass..
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Defectors launch balloons for NK

Updated 4 yearss ago   
By: WINK Administrator

Park Sang Hak and his family jammed 150,000 sheets of paper, dollar bills, DVDs and tiny AM/FM radios inside bags attached to giant inflatable helium balloons.
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