As news broke that the oil leak had been halted at least for now, work continued to help rescue the diverse wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico. Tom Bearden reports from the Louisiana coast.
In other news Tuesday, BP began testing a new containment cap and the Obama administration unveiled a new strategy to combat the spread of HIV and AIDS in the U.S.
The Obama administration is pushing for a revised offshore drilling moratorium as a new containment cap is installed on a leaking oil well in the Gulf.
As the large amounts of oil continue to foul the Gulf of Mexico, scientists have begun using microbes to help clean affected marshlands. Tom Bearden reports.
Many ships, including the testing of a new "super skimmer ship", were prevented from cleaning the shorelines as rough conditions persisted this weekend in the Gulf of Mexico. Ray Suarez talks to Greg McCormack, director of the Petroleum Extension Service…
Google, YouTube and the PBS NewsHour teamed up to bring you into BP headquarters in Houston, Texas, for an exclusive interview with Bob Dudley, the executive newly in change for BP's oil disaster response. Here is the full transcript.
In a report from Brazil, Margaret Warner examines how the country is pursuing deepwater oil drilling even as the Gulf of Mexico spill raises new environmental concerns about the risks involved.
After-effects from Hurricane Alex again kept oil cleanup crews in port, as one estimate indicated the gusher is now the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico. Jeffrey Brown has an update on cleanup efforts.
Correspondent Tom Bearden reports from Florida on scientists who are going deep underwater with sensor technology to explore the damage caused by BP's gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.
High waves and gusting winds from Hurricane Alex hampered cleanup efforts in the Gulf, forcing oil-skimming ships back to shore. Jeffrey Brown reports on the difficulties storm season may pose for the Gulf Coast.
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