Updated 5:23 p.m. ET | BP senior vice president Kent Wells said at a technical briefing Tuesday afternoon that the injectivity test conducted Tuesday ahead of the static kill was a "textbook" operation. "It went exactly as we would…

In an effort to better understand the magnitude of the gulf oil disaster, we've taken the newly published spill total and compared it against several real-world numbers. We'll be adding to this list throughout the day. If you have…

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As the Deepwater Horizon oil leak surpasses the 100-day mark, here is a timeline of some key events from the past few months with links to NewsHour coverage (click on images for a larger view):…

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