Since the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig killed 11 workers and set off a gigantic environmental disaster, NewsHour journalists have hosted dozens of discussions and filed scores of stories to help shed light on the causes and fallout…

May 26

Photos: Wildlife Suffer as Oil Spreads

For AP photographer Gerald Herbert, the story of the oil spill in the Gulf is personal. A New Orleans native, he worked for years out of Washington, D.C., covering Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama. But just after he…

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