NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in new money to five Gulf Coast states in a deal the company said would bring its full obligations to an estimated $53.8 billion.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Most of the $18.7 billion proposed settlement that BP reached over its 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill would go to five Gulf Coast states, if the deal is approved by a judge. A portion of the settlement is not assigned to any particular state. Here's how the state-specific money breaks down, with payments to states being made over nearly two decades:
CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a woman who fell about 400 feet to her death at the Royal Gorge Bridge and Park in southern Colorado.
HONDO, Texas (AP) — Four people, some with ties to the Mexican Mafia, are being held on murder charges alleging they killed a man and a woman over claims of infidelity, San Antonio-area authorities said.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A former Galveston County judge has been arrested and charged with two counts of online harassment after police say he created fake online ads saying two ex-girlfriends were available for sex-for-hire.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian referees are done with tolerating whining players.
HOUSTON (AP) — The federal hacking investigation of the St. Louis Cardinals could take longer if high-level executives are implicated in the breach of the Houston Astros' database, according to legal experts.
LONDON (AP) — In 2009, Serena and Venus Williams played against each other for the fourth time in a span of eight Wimbledon finals.
LONDON (AP) — On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand — and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.
As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht.