| Mar 3, 2012
| 2:45 PM
The legal wrangling over the nasty mess left behind from the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill has come to an end, sort of.
It doesn't bring back the eleven lives lost, or all the little sea creatures that died.
A nearly eight billion dollar settlement...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:47 AM
Amid the tangle of towering steel, heavy cranes and overcast skies of Seattle's busy commercial shipyards, Shell Oil's massive Kulluk drilling rig is preparing to push off for the Arctic Ocean.
When it does, America's balance between energy needs and...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 8:59 AM
Halliburton Co., one of the world’s largest oil services businesses, pulled in record revenue in North America as the energy industry shied from natural gas production and boosted oil field exploration instead.
The Houston firm’s revenue in...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:05 AM
Financial reports to show how much cash left for candidates, ’super’ PACs since Super Tuesday
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time since the Super Tuesday primaries, voters are getting a look at just how much money presidential...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:05 PM
In spite of the disaster, and the uncertain future the Seafood Market in Westwego never shut down. Vendors have remained there seven days a week doing what they can to stay afloat. Vanessa Bolano has more.
“We still maintaining so.” Dee...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:23 PM
The first criminal charges have been filed in connection with the BP Gulf of Mexico oil disaster two years ago, the Justice Department said Tuesday.
Former BP engineer Kurt Mix was arrested in Texas on two counts of intentionally destroying evidence...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:57 AM
BP's financial sponsorship of a cultural institution is once again provoking heated words in the arts community. This time, the World Shakespeare Festival has become the center of attention after a group of British actors launched a protest against the...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:07 AM
Former BP engineer arrested, U.S. government shows hand in Gulf of Mexico oil spill case
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — By arresting a former BP engineer Tuesday, federal prosecutors for the first time showed their hand in the Gulf oil spill case, saying...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Union thugs have apparently killed the Twinkie.
Last month, Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Sno Balls, Devil Dogs, Zingers and other varieties of diabetes in a box, announced its closure. In a statement, Hostess said a two-...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Justice Department has entered into the largest criminal settlement in U.S. history with the giant oil company BP, in connection with the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people and caused the worst oil spill in American history....
| Nov 24, 2012
Two ways to stimulate the economy: Give government our tax dollars to spend its way — on bridges, unions, Solyndra — or let us keep those tax dollars and spend them the way we want. Did the first work?
Having been raised in communism makes...