| Feb 25, 2011
| 1:07 PM
Spring break T-shirts, beer cozies, thong bikinis and Mardi Gras beads fill the shelves at the Paradise Found store on Panama City Beach. The shop is hiring extra staff and will maintain extended hours through March and April.
"Now we are just waiting,"...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 12:27 PM
DESTIN, Fla. — The dolphins, silvery and serene, skimmed through the translucent Gulf of Mexico in rhythm with the fluttering sails of the catamaran. The catamaran's passengers peered at the dolphins with nothing less than absolute awe, pointing and...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:16 PM
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Mark and Glenda Dodd of Panama City Beach, Florida, could have booked a Mexico-bound cruise out of Miami, but on Monday they stood among hundreds of other passengers lining up to board the Carnival Cruise Line ship Elation in New...
| Dec 26, 2010
Ask anybody in New Orleans or along the Gulf Coast whether things are normal, and they'll probably tell you about the "new normal."
This time the query is about how the Gulf Coast is recovering from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion April 20...
| Mar 27, 2011
Ask most music bookers in Los Angeles the bare minimum needed for a band to play, and they'll say simply a willing venue — whether that be the Troubadour or the downtown upstart known as the Smell or someone's dumpy rental. Ask Cameron Rath, who...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 6:37 PM
| Mar 15, 2011
| 9:33 AM
Re "Japan crisis may derail 'nuclear renaissance,' " March 14
If anything good can be said to have come from the terrible disaster in Japan, it is the realization that nuclear power plants can, at any time, be subjected to unexpected...
| May 27, 2011
| 1:43 PM
Amid the deficit-cutting fervor that has consumed Washington, Jared Bernstein hopes that the jobless rate isn't forgotten.
For the Record, 3:11 p.m. May 27: An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported that economist...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:24 PM
How did Japanese workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant jury-rig fire hoses to cool damaged reactors? Is contaminated water from waste pools overflowing into the Pacific Ocean? Exactly who is the national incident commander?
The answers to these...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 4:33 PM
A BP drilling engineer told federal investigators Friday that he thinks it would be helpful if the oil company had a real-time operations center that rig officials could call for help, an idea that the lead Coast Guard investigator considered......
| Aug 27, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Federal investigators are honing in on the role that BP’s Houston operations had in possible design flaws that may have contributed to the April 20 Deepwater Horizon well blowout. In particular, they are focusing on John Guide, a Houston-based...