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BP Ready To Resume Oil Spilling

NEWS IN BRIEF
LONDON—A year after the tragic explosion and oil spill that caused petroleum giant BP to cease operations in the Gulf of Mexico, the company announced Wednesday that it was once again ready t...

Report: Local Gas Station Wouldn’t Be That Hard To Rob

VIDEO: ONION SPECIAL REPORT
Citing a range of factors from the lack of security glass to the fact that the cash register is situated right next to the front door, a report published Thursday confirmed that robbing the BP gas ...

Rising Oil Prices

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Oil prices climbed to over $77 a barrel following BP’s announcement that it would shut down its Prudhoe Bay oil field. Here are the other factors...

Costner Tests Water-Cleaning Device In Gulf

AMERICAN VOICES
A new kind of centrifuge that may be able to remove oil from water at rates of up to 200 gallons per minute has been financed by actor Kevin Costner and will be tested in an effort to clean up the ...

Oil Slick May Hit Coast This Weekend

AMERICAN VOICES
Following the explosion of a BP offshore drilling rig, 45,000 gallons of oil are pumping into the Gulf of Mexico each day, and the slick may hit the U.S.

Michigan Also Hit By Oil Spill

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BP's oil spill has proven to be the worst ecological disaster in U.S. history, and with attention focused on the accident in the Gulf, many others—such as a pipeline leak that recently dumped...

Key Races: Senate

NEWS
Nevada: Harry Reid (D) vs. Sharron Angle (R) Campaign bus name: Reid: ReidRod Angle: AngleWagon Position on foreign policy: Reid: Wants U.S. military to be powerful Angle: Wants U.S. military to ...

Is The Economy Bouncing Back?

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Pending home sales hit a six-month high in April, and in May, General Motors sales rose 16.6 percent.

Understanding The Situation In Iraq

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Violence has escalated in Iraq in recent weeks as the Sunni Islamist militant group ISIS has seized control of numerous cities and continued its advance toward the capital, Baghdad.