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Robots Position Giant Box Over Oil Spewing Well

Updated: 05/07/2010 - Underwater robots positioned a giant 100-ton concrete-and-steel box over a blown-out well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico on Friday as workers prepared to drop the device to the seafloor in a first-of-its-kind attempt to stop oil gushing into the sea.

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Oil Slick Continues to Push Westward

Posted: 05/07/2010 - Recent satellite images show oil from the spill in the Gulf of Mexico is extending west around the Mississippi Delta.

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Scientists Still Worry Over Solution to Oil Spill

Updated: 06/02/2010 - Even after a 100-ton box is in place over a blown-out oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, it'll still take hours for underwater robots to secure it.

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Lettuce Recall

Updated: 05/07/2010 - Two people briefed on the probe say the FDA is focusing its investigation on lettuce grown in Arizona as a possible source for an E. coli outbreak.

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Dow Plummets on Worries About Greece

Updated: 05/06/2010 - NEW YORK – Stocks plunged Thursday as investors succumbed to fears that Greece's debt problems would halt the global economic recovery. The Dow Jones industrials slid almost 1,000 points before recovering to a loss of 328.

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VA Nurses May Have to Return Pay Raises

Posted: 05/05/2010 - SAN ANTONIO (AP) - An audit confirms more than 900 Veterans Affairs nurses in Texas mistakenly received extra pay and could have to give the money back.

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Laura Bush kicks off Book Tour

Updated: 05/04/2010 - McLEAN, Va. (AP) - Several hundred people showed up to see former First Lady Laura Bush as she kicks off a national book tour in the northern Virginia suburbs of Washington.

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Suspect in Custody in NY Car Bomb Attack

Updated: 05/04/2010 - U.S. Attorney Eric Holder says authorities stopped Faisal Shahzad at New York's JFK airport before he boarded a flight to Dubai. Formal charges against Shahzad have not been made public.

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Scientists Predict Oil Spill Disaster to Devastate Florida

Updated: 05/03/2010 - GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Scientists say the Gulf oil spill could get into the what's called the Loop Current within a day, eventually carrying oil south along the Florida coast and into the Florida Keys.

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BP Accepts Responsibility for the Offshore Oil Disaster

Updated: 06/02/2010 - VENICE, La. (AP) - BP says it will pay for all the cleanup costs from a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that could continue spewing crude for at least another week. How they plan on actually performing cleanup is still unknown.

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Suspicious Device Found in Pittsburgh

Updated: 05/02/2010 - PITTSBURGH (AP) - Police say they don't think a suspicious device found near the finish line of the Pittsburgh Marathon was an actual explosive.

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Taliban Claims NYC Attack

Updated: 05/02/2010 - NEW YORK (AP) - There's a claim of responsibility for the attempted car bombing Saturday in New York City.

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BP Plan Deemed Major Spill from Gulf Well Unlikely

Posted: 05/01/2010 - The worst U.S. oil spill in decades reached into precious shoreline habitat along the Gulf Coast as documents emerged showing British Petroleum downplayed the possibility of a catastrophic accident at the offshore rig that exploded.

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Ariz. Gov Signs Bill Revising New Immigration Law

Posted: 05/01/2010 - Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed a follow-on bill approved by Arizona legislators that make revisions to the state's sweeping law against illegal immigration — changes she says should quell concerns that the measure will lead to racial profiling.

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Census Workers Get Ready for Door-to-Door Count

Updated: 05/01/2010 - It sounds simple enough. Knock on some doors, ask some questions, get some answers. But for the more than 600,000 people going door-to-door to reach those who haven't mailed in their census forms, it's not.

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Children's Liquid Cold, Allergy Medicine Recalled

Posted: 05/01/2010 - More than 40 over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medications are being recalled in the United States and 11 other countries because they don't meet quality standards.

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