Kenneth Feinberg, who was chosen to administer the $20 billion fund established by BP to settle near-term oil disaster claims, faces both skepticism from Gulf Coast residents and a daunting task in deciding which direct and indirect claims to approve.
As oil cleanup crews head back to work after a disruption from Tropical Depression Bonnie, embattled BP CEO Tony Hayward is expected to head out to take a job with BP's joint venture in Russia.
Although Tropical Depression Bonnie isn't expected to do much harm on land, many along the Gulf Coast worry that high winds could intensify damage that has already been done by the oil leak. Spencer Michel reports from Louisiana.
The threat of a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is presenting another challenge to BP's efforts to kill the leaking oil well and clean up the oil that has already leaked. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Gulf state senators,…
BP was granted an additional 24 hours to keep the Gulf of Mexico oil well containment cap sealed, but something appears to be seeping from the seafloor about two miles away. Judy Woodruff reports.
By Talea Miller
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is projecting a busy 2010 hurricane season, with as many as seven major hurricanes possible.
By Quinn Bowman
As oil continues to leak into the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and sank, the amount of legal damages that BP and other companies might owe is an evolving issue before Congress.
Hundreds of thousands of people clogged roads heading north out of low-lying areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida as Hurricane Ivan churned toward the Gulf Coast Wednesday.
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