Clumps of oil washed up on Pensacola Beach yesterday, as the state braced for damage to its tourism and fishing industries from the BP Plc oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A sheen of oil off of Pensacola Beach, a week after tar balls from the BP Plc spill began washing ashore, may force Florida to do the unthinkable: Close beaches.
On Florida’s Atlantic coast, cyber arms makers working for U.S. spy agencies are bombarding billions of lines of computer code with random data that can expose software flaws the U.S. might exploit.
BP Plc should hand over the effort to clean up its oil washing onto Florida beaches because the company is failing to take forceful enough action, local government officials said.
Heavy rain and air traffic delays spread across the U.S. East Coast from a storm that lashed the South and Midwest with tornadoes and flooding.
New York Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow, a procedure that could require 1 1/2 years of recovery time.
The Obama administration’s defense of its health-care reform shifts to Florida today, three days after a judge in Virginia ruled part of the new law unconstitutional.