Gulf of Mexico

Passengers wait to board buses after an aborted American Airlines flight to Buenos Aires lands safely at DFW early Monday.  (Photo Credit: James Pultz)

Back-To-Back Emergency Landings At DFW Airport

American Airlines reported back-to-back emergency landings at DFW International Airport early Monday as flights to Buenos Aires and Fresno were forced to return because of mechanical problems.

09/22/2014

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Halliburton Reaches $1.1B Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

09/02/2014

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809-Pound Tiger Shark Fed To Texas Poor, Homeless

An 809-pound tiger shark caught earlier this month has been cooked and served to more than 90 poor and homeless Texans.

08/15/2014

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San Antonio Man Catches 809-Pound Shark In Gulf

A San Antonio man landed an 809-pound tiger shark near Port Aransas in the Gulf of Mexico after reeling it in for more than seven hours.

08/05/2014

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Great White Shark ‘Katharine’ May Be Headed For Texas Coast

Experts tracking a great white shark through the Gulf of Mexico have received electronic signals indicating the route could lead to Texas.

06/17/2014

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Federal Hearing To Resume On Texas Oil Spill

Federal investigators are trying to find out what happened when a tugboat steering two barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel in March.

06/03/2014

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Federal Hearings Begin On Texas Oil Spill

The U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB are opening hearings into the collision of a barge and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.

06/02/2014

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

Hearing Set For Houston Ship Channel Spill

The U.S. Coast Guard has scheduled 4½ days of hearings in Galveston early next week on a collision between a tugboat and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.

05/29/2014

GALVESTON, TX - MARCH 25: Workers with Garner Environmental Services clean up oil at East Beach on the Houston Ship Channel on March 25, 2014 in Galveston, Texas. Over 160,000 gallons of oil spilled from a barge On March 22, 2014 in Galveston Bay, closing the 50-mile Houston Ship Channel. (credit: Thomas Shea/Getty Images)

Experts: Gulf Oil Spill Won’t Affect Gas Prices

Things were as close to normal Wednesday since a barge spilled up to 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel.

03/26/2014

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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

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No Timetable For Texas Oil Spill Cleanup

No timetable has been set to reopen a major shipping channel after nearly 170,000 gallons of oil spilled into the waterway, but more help was being called in to contain the spill.

03/24/2014

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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

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