Titian masterpiece in famous Venice basilica suffers water damage from nearby fire

Titian masterpiece suffers water damage after fire

Government declares Gulf seafood safe after spill, but even some fishermen aren’t so sure

President Barack Obama

Fire on staging boat for Gulf oil spill in Venice, La.; 2 treated for smoke inhalation

Fire on staging boat for Gulf oil spill in La.

Outrage grows along US Gulf Coast with word that BP CEO is spending weekend at yacht race

Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama

AP IMPACT: BP’s error-prone spill response plans overstate preparedness, understate dangers

AP IMPACT: BP spill response plans severely flawed

As Jindal races through oil-stained bayous, he may rejuvenate his reputation as GOP whiz kid

US President Barack Obama

Sleeper trailers being set up in Louisiana to house temporary Gulf oil cleanup crews

Temporary cities set up in La. for cleanup crews

BP chief executive refutes scientists’ claims of large underwater oil plumes from Gulf spill

BP CEO disputes claims of underwater oil plumes

Experts on hurricane season eve: Oil could compound storms’ damage, further expose the coast

Oil complicates forecasts on hurricane season eve

Environmental groups hope Gulf oil spill will change public policy, consumer behavior

Green groups hope Gulf spill galvanizes movement

Inferno on the Gulf: ‘This is the real deal!’; for survivors, a night of horror and sorrow

Inferno on the Gulf: Witnesses recount rig blast

Oil spill could interrupt deliveries of foreign oil to Louisiana Offshore Oil Port

Oil spill could reach US port for foreign oil

Interior secretary says inspections of 30 Gulf drilling rigs turned up no major problems

Gulf drilling rig inspections find no big problems

BP pledges to pay for Gulf oil spill’s cleanup, damages; Obama wants more details on promise

U.S. President Barack Obama

BP says it will pay for Gulf oil spill’s cleanup; gusher could continue for at least a week

U.S. President Barack Obama joins Martha Coakley
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Another week at least: No solution working to stop oil gushing from Gulf of Mexico seafloor

President Barack Obama

With oil spill widening in Gulf, Obama contemplates an environmental and economic disaster

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In BP’s best-case scenario, oil geyser could gush unabated for another week of devastation

US President Barack Obama
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BP chairman defends safety record; Obama visits Gulf as massive oil spill grows unchecked

President Barack Obama, daughter Sasha Obama and wife

White House pledges to do everything ‘humanly possible’ to address Gulf Coast oil spill

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NOAA closes fishing waters from La. to parts of Fla. because of massive Gulf oil spill

President Barack Obama, daughter Sasha Obama and wife

Massive Gulf oil spill creeps outward, while efforts to stop the flow bring little success

President Barack Obama, daughter Sasha Obama and wife

Gulf Coast anxiously watches growing oil slick; worries of ‘nightmare’ scenario for Atlantic

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President Obama to tour oil spill disaster area

VENICE - US President Barack Obama was headed to Louisiana Sunday to survey the oil spill from a damaged off-shore well and the efforts to battle an environmental disaster on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico.

At land’s end in Louisiana, disaster puts heavy strain on uneasy balance between oil and water

Coastal La. dilemma: Oil is essential; so is water

Gulf oil spill balloons at alarming rate as sheen snakes along coast, threatens to move east