The millions of gallons of oil leaking from a broken well a mile under the Gulf of Mexico may create oxygen-depleting dead zones below the ocean, killing sea life and upsetting the region’s ecology for decades, scientists say.
Republican Governor Rick Scott is restarting his high-profile purge of suspected noncitizens from Florida’s voting rolls in a move to appeal to core supporters that risks losing the backing of key swaths of the electorate.
The New York Giants used their top draft pick on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul from the University of South Florida, seeking to improve a defense that surrendered the third-most points in the National Football League last season.
Undersea clouds of oil that kill marine life have spread for miles in the Gulf of Mexico from BP Plc’s leaking Macondo well, according to data released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today.
Mitt Romney attacked Newt Gingrich as an “influence peddler in Washington” and a failed leader whose party ousted him as U.S. House speaker, as he sought in a debate last night to slow his challenger’s momentum in the Republican presidential race.