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  • This image made from video released by British Petroleum (BP PLC) shows the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 5:19 am EDT.
  • A new federal report released on Wednesday puts most of the blame on BP for the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
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  • This image made from video released by British Petroleum (BP PLC) shows the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 5:19 am EDT.
  • BP says it has agreed to pay $4.5 billion in a settlement over the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
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  • This image made from video released by British Petroleum (BP PLC) shows the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, May 30, 2010 at 5:19 am EDT.
  • The first criminal charges in the BP oil spill and Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico have been filed.
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  • BP has now settled lawsuits filed by more than 100,000 victims over the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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  • A new federal report released on Wednesday puts most of the blame on BP for the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
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  • A new federal report released on Wednesday puts most of the blame on BP for the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
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  • A new oil sheen has been spotted in the Gulf of Mexico, but there's no immediate indication it's the result of a new spill.
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  • Actor Kevin Costner is shown in a scene from the movie, Rumor Has It.
  • Kevin Costner is teaming up with a Louisiana barge builder, hoping to help prevent another oil disaster.
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  • This Dec. 1, 2010 photo provided by the University of Georgia, made from the submarine Alvin, shows a dead crab with oil residue near it on a still-damaged sea floor about 10 miles north of the BP oil rig accident.
  • Wednesday marks the one-year anniversary of the deadly explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that triggered a massive oil spill.
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  • Executives at Transocean, the offshore drilling contractor at the center of the Gulf oil spill, are their bonuses.
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  • This Dec. 1, 2010 photo provided by the University of Georgia, made from the submarine Alvin, shows a dead crab with oil residue near it on a still-damaged sea floor about 10 miles north of the BP oil rig accident.
  • Oil from the BP spill remains stuck on the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, says a top marine scientist's latest report.
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  • BP's compensation fund for Gulf spill victims has issued a payment to just one of the thousands awaiting checks.
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  • The Coast Guard says 928 miles of Gulf Coast beaches were tainted with oil and fewer than 30 miles are left to clean.
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  • A new report shows that a scientist may have saved the Gulf of Mexico from a few more weeks of oil gushing from the BP well.
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  • Experts said BP missed and ignored warning signs before the massive oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • A federal report claims the Obama administration edited a safety report on off-shore oil drilling in a misleading way.
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  • BP's blown-out oil well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico has finally been killed once and for all.
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  • One more pressure test on a cement plug stands in the way of declaring BP's blown-out Gulf well permanently dead.
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  • BP's blown-out well is expected to be permanently shut and declared dead by Sunday, said Incident Commander Thad Allen.
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  • A device that failed to stop the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill arrived at a NASA facility in Louisiana for analysis.
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  • An internal report says that BP blames itself, other companies' workers and a series of failures for the Gulf oil spill.
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  • A key piece of evidence in the Gulf oil spill is headed to a NASA facility in Louisiana where it will be analyzed.
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  • A vessel latched onto a key piece of evidence in the oil spill investigation Friday morning.
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  • Hundreds of thousands of gallons more oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico Wednesday after BP was forced to remove a cap.
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  • A BP executive standing in for CEO Tony Hayward was heckled by protesters at an oil conference in London.
  • A judge has blocked a moratorium on new deepwater drilling projects that was imposed in response to the Gulf oil spill.
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  • A BP executive standing in for CEO Tony Hayward was heckled by protesters at an oil conference in London.
  • A BP executive standing in for CEO Tony Hayward was heckled by protesters at an oil conference in London.
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  • BP CEO Tony Hayward prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 17, 2010.
  • BP says it has spent $2 billion in two months fighting its Gulf of Mexico oil spill and compensating victims.
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  • Crews are drilling deeper to build the relief wells, the best hope of stopping the oil leak at the bottom of the Gulf.
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  • As the massive BP oil spill fouls the Gulf Coast, the companys CEO Tony Hayward took time to attend a swanky yacht race in England.
  • As the massive BP oil spill fouls the Gulf Coast, the company's CEO took time to attend a swanky yacht race in England.
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  • President Obama delivers his first Oval Office address to the nation to discuss the Gulf Coast oil spill.
  • BP has paid less than 12 percent of claims submitted by people and businesses harmed by the massive Gulf oil spill.
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  • The chairman of the House committee thats grilling BPs chief executive says the oil company cut corner after corner.
  • Lawmakers at a Congressional hearing Tuesday fired shots at BP's chief for the catastrophic oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • The chairman of the House committee thats grilling BPs chief executive says the oil company cut corner after corner.
  • The chairman of the House committee that's grilling BP's chief executive says the oil company 'cut corner after corner.'
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  • President Obama delivers his first Oval Office address to the nation to discuss the Gulf Coast oil spill.
  • President Obama says BP will be required to set up an independent fund to compensate those hurt by the Gulf oil spill.
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  • President Obama delivers his first Oval Office address to the nation to discuss the Gulf Coast oil spill.
  • BP will set aside $20 billion to pay the victims of the massive oil spill in the Gulf.
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  • President Obama delivers his first Oval Office address to the nation to discuss the Gulf Coast oil spill.
  • President Obama says BP will be required to set up an independent fund to compensate those hurt by the Gulf oil spill.
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  • President Obama delivers his first Oval Office address to the nation to discuss the Gulf Coast oil spill.
  • President Obama delivers his first Oval Office address to the nation to discuss the Gulf Coast oil spill.
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  • Read President Barack Obama's Oval Office address to the nation regarding the Gulf oil spill.
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  • The president embarked on a three-day tour of the Gulf Coast Monday, as the oil spill nears its two-month mark.
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  • BP deployed underwater sensors Sunday to better handle the flow of crude into the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • Alabama's beaches took their worst hit yet on Saturday from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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  • Scientists estimate twice as much oil is gushing from a broken well in the Gulf of Mexico than previously believed.
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  • BP says that it plans to boost its ability to capture oil gushing from a well at the bottom of the Gulf by next week.
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  • BP plans to bring in an oil-burning device and a tanker as it tries to contain oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico.
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  • Water tests have confirmed underwater oil plumes from the BP oil spill, but that concentrations are 'very low.'
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  • The Coast Guard says the cap on the damaged oil well is now capturing more gallons of oil a day from leaking into the Gulf.
  • The Coast Guard says the cap on the damaged oil well is now capturing more gallons of oil a day from leaking into the Gulf.
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  • The Coast Guard says the cap on the damaged oil well is now capturing more gallons of oil a day from leaking into the Gulf.
  • The Coast Guard says the cap on the damaged oil well is now capturing more gallons of oil a day from leaking into the Gulf.
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  • The government's point man on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill says the catastrophe will persist 'well into the fall.'
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  • BP placed a cap device on the oil leak, but crude still washed ashore the Gulf Coasts once-pristine beaches Saturday.
  • BP placed a cap device on the oil leak, but crude still washed ashore the Gulf Coast's once-pristine beaches Saturday.
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  • Waves of tar balls crashed into the sands of the Florida Panhandle on Friday as BP adjusted a cap over the oil gusher.
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  • One-half of the cut and cap is done. Now comes the hard part - putting a lid on the Gulf oil gusher.
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