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  • Mexican Senate OKs bill to open oil industry to foreign investors

    Mexican Senate OKs bill to open oil industry to foreign investors
    MEXICO CITY — Mexico has taken a giant step toward the most radical opening of the country's nationalized oil and gas industry in 75 years, a move analysts say could boost lagging petroleum production here and further cement North America's new...
  • Calculate BP's gulf oil spill damage broadly, report says

    Calculate BP's gulf oil spill damage broadly, report says
    The federal damage assessment of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill should take into account the broader economic and social impacts of the 2010 blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Research Council. The...
  • Gulf of Mexico oil sheen traced to wreckage of Deepwater Horizon rig

    Gulf of Mexico oil sheen traced to wreckage of Deepwater Horizon rig
    When oil sheen appeared on the sea surface last fall not far from the site of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, authorities wanted to know where it was coming from. Was BP’s sealed Macondo well -- the source of the biggest...
  • World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says

    World energy use to jump 56% by 2040, study says
    Global energy consumption is expected to rise 56% by 2040 with a changing composition of energy sources, with China and India driving the rate increase far more than the rest of the world. According to a new report by the U.S. Energy Information...
  • Fisherman, injured by bridge jumper, calls his wheelchair an 'irony'

    Fisherman, injured by bridge jumper, calls his wheelchair an 'irony'
    Hard-nosed Montana fisherman Andy Hill, who recently founded a nonprofit organization to teach disabled people how to make lures and cast lines, suddenly finds himself in a wheelchair -- at least for the time being. For 21 years, Hill, a social worker,...
  • A strong voice for environmental action in Louisiana's Cancer Alley

    A strong voice for environmental action in Louisiana's Cancer Alley
    NEW IBERIA, La. — The police asked the right question. "Can you think of anyone who would want to do you harm?" investigators asked Wilma Subra, trying to understand who might have fired a gun at the diminutive grandmother. Enemies? Subra...
  • Letters: Time Warner's PR debacle

    Re "Why not pull the plug on cable," Opinion, Aug. 30 The geniuses at Time Warner Cable who are responsible for taking CBS and Showtime out of service are also responsible for what might be the biggest corporate public relations gaffe since BP's post-...
  • Ex-Halliburton manager charged with deleting data in gulf spill probe

    Ex-Halliburton manager charged with deleting data in gulf spill probe
    NEW ORLEANS — A former Halliburton manager was charged Thursday with destroying evidence following BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a case that coincides with a guilty plea to a related charge by the Houston-based oilfield services...
  • Jury chosen for trial of reputed Boston mobster Whitey Bulger

    Jury chosen for trial of reputed Boston mobster Whitey Bulger
    BOSTON -- Jury selection was completed Tuesday in the racketeering trial of reputed Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger. The process of choosing 12 jurors and six alternates ended around 11 a.m. local time after six days of questioning, but not before...
  • George Zimmerman trial: Jury selection grinds into second day

    George Zimmerman trial: Jury selection grinds into second day
    The second day of jury selection in the George Zimmerman murder trial inched along on Tuesday as lawyers tried to uncover the politics and leanings of prospective jurors. Zimmerman, 29, is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of unarmed...
  • Princeton University evacuated after bomb threat

    Princeton University evacuated after bomb threat
    Princeton University was evacuated Tuesday morning after a bomb threat to "multiple, unspecified buildings on campus," officials said. No further information was available about the threat, which created a logjam of traffic leaving the Ivy League...