Wed, Jun 23 2010 at 1:43 PM
A collision with an undersea robot caused oil to gush largely unchecked from BP's ruptured well.
Sat, May 15 2010 at 6:29 PM
Obama administration asks British oil giant to clarify its intentions for cleaning up the mess in the Gulf of Mexico as states start to see oil on shore.
Fri, May 21 2010 at 12:15 PM
Learn more about the Gulf oil spill and see how it compares to other devastating oil spills in North America.
Wed, Jul 07 2010 at 10:09 AM
Hurricane Alex's strong winds pushed tar balls and oil sheen past the line of barges meant to protect the lake.
Fri, May 21 2010 at 10:31 PM
Grand Isle, La., closed its 7-mile beach while BP denied a cover-up about the amount of oil spewing into the Gulf.
Wed, Jul 21 2010 at 5:46 AM
Environmentalists say the torrent of untested cleanup methods is wreaking havoc and may be unnecessary.
Fri, Jun 04 2010 at 11:06 AM
A cattle egret and a least bittern were released 10 days after being found and treated in a coastal rescue center.
Wed, Sep 15 2010 at 1:53 PM
After a month delay imposed due to weather, BP on Monday resumed the drilling of the final stretch of a relief well.
Mon, Jun 14 2010 at 11:21 AM
High-end estimates indicate spill could exceed 100 million gallons; government stresses that larger estimates are considered worst-case scenario.
Thu, Apr 29 2010 at 4:57 PM
The edge of the massive oil slick is 3 miles away and is expected to reach the coast in a few hours.