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Tar balls wash up on a beach. (Source:  Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Travelers Stuck As Houston Channel Oil Spill Cleanup Continues

It’s been two days since a collision in the Houston Ship Channel dumped as many as 170,000 gallons of oil from a barge into the water along the Gulf Coast. Monday workers in bright yellow suits picked quarter-sized “tar balls” out of the sand along Galveston Bay.

03/24/2014

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Coast Guard Aims To Reopen Houston Ship Channel

The Coast Guard aimed to reopen one of the nation’s busiest seaports Monday, two days after a collision between a barge and a ship caused nearly 170,000 gallons of tar-like oil to spill into the waters south of Houston.

03/24/2014

President Obama Attends Memorial Service At Ft. Hood For Shooting Victims

Senator Optimistic For Passage Of Sexual Assault Bill

A senator who’s led efforts in Congress to address military sexual crimes says she thinks she has the votes to pass legislation that would remove commanders from sexual assault investigations.

03/02/2014

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Scientists Collect Water Near Blown Well

Scientists gathered water samples on Saturday as they try to figure out if a gas well that blew wild last week off of the Louisiana coast is polluting the Gulf of Mexico.

07/29/2013

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Coast Guard: Gulf Rig Fire Sends 4 To Hospitals

Coast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico.

11/16/2012

Gulf oil rig explodes off LA coast

An offshore oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico today, west of the site of the April blast that caused the massive oil spill. A commercial helicopter company reported the blast around 9:30 a.m. […]

09/02/2010

Gulf Chopper Rescue

A helicopter crashed yesterday afternoon in the Gulf of Mexico with 3 people on board.

07/27/2010

Eye on the Gulf: Live Coverage Coming From New Orleans (Audio)

On tonight’s show, I revealed we’ll be taking the Nightly News Roundup to New Orleans next week as the crisis in the gulf reaches Day 100.  CBS News Correspondent August Skamenca joined me to talk […]

07/21/2010