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One year ago today, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig -- owned and operated by Transocean and leased by BP -- exploded off the coast of Louisiana. Eleven men died. Two hundred and ten million gallons of oil were ultimately released into the Gulf of Mexico. It...

By Antonia Juhasz
April 20, 2011

Just when you think you know the boundaries for the poisonous legacy of slavery, the field gets bigger.

"Black in Latin America," a four-part series hosted by Dr. Henry Louis Gates, visits six Latin American countries and finds each in its own way still struggling...

David Hinckley
April 19, 2011

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the worst maritime oil spill in history. Last year on April 20 an oil rig leased...

April 18, 2011

This week marks the one-year anniversary of the worst maritime oil spill in history. Last year on April 20 an oil rig leased...

April 18, 2011

One year ago this Wednesday, 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana, two explosions rocked the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, which burst into flames and sent its terrified workers...

By Megan Shank
April 18, 2011

One year ago this Wednesday, 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana, two explosions rocked the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, which burst into flames and sent its terrified workers...

By Megan Shank
April 18, 2011


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The Deepwater Horizon oil well in the Gulf of Mexico exploded on April 20 last year. Eleven men were killed, and the well was not capped for over...

By Steven Scher
April 18, 2011

The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana one year ago, killing 11 crewmembers and ultimately releasing some 210 million gallons of oil. It became the largest oil disaster in American history. It could happen again.

Keith Jones didn't...

By Antonia Juhasz
April 18, 2011

The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana one year ago, killing 11 crewmembers and ultimately releasing some 210 million gallons of oil. It became the largest oil disaster in American history. It could happen again.

Keith Jones didn't...

By Antonia Juhasz
April 18, 2011

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New York, April 18th – This Wednesday, in commemoration of Earth Day, and under the shadow of the one year anniversary of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf, the UN General Assembly will discuss implementing...

Global Exchange & Council of Canadians
April 18, 2011

The olive and citrus trees were blooming all over Palestine on Prisoners’ day. Pink irises, red puppies, and yellow flowers weave interesting patterns among the endless green carpet underneath the fruiting almonds, fig, and loquet trees. Green almonds are eaten with a...

April 18, 2011

KABUL, 18 April 2011 (IRIN) - Aid agencies and education officials are concerned that scaling down school feeding programmes in impoverished rural areas of Afghanistan could adversely affect school attendance and the health and nutrition of hundreds of thousands of...

April 18, 2011

“There’s no way BP will deny us access. They’d be insane to do so. For one thing, they’d be breaking the law. For another, it would be the public relations equivelant of Tony Hayward’s ‘I want my life back’ debacle in response to the oil spill. Shutting Gulf Coast...

By Antonia Juhasz
April 17, 2011

“There’s no way BP will deny us access. They’d be insane to do so. For one thing, they’d be breaking the law. For another, it would be the public relations equivelant of Tony Hayward’s ‘I want my life back’ debacle in response to the oil spill. Shutting Gulf Coast...

By Antonia Juhasz
April 17, 2011

An investigation by “60 Minutes” casts doubt on the accuracy of the inspirational best seller “Three Cups of Tea” by Greg Mortenson, saying it is filled with inaccuracies. It also says that Mr. Mortenson’s charitable organization, the Central Asia Institute, has taken...

April 16, 2011


April 14, 2011 - London

Antonia Juhasz speaks at BP's first annual shareholder meeting since the...

April 15, 2011


April 14, 2011 - London

Antonia Juhasz speaks at BP's first annual shareholder meeting since the...

April 15, 2011