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Orlando Gunman Raged Against 'Filthy Ways of the West'
In the final hours of his life, Orlando gunman Omar Mateen apparently made a series of Facebook posts in which he raged against the "filthy ways of the west."
Oil Canals in National Preserve in Louisiana to Be Filled
In the heyday of oil exploration in Louisiana's coast after World War II, companies dug about 10,000 miles of canals as straight as Kansas highways through a natural world that's unraveling today _ due, in part, to those canals
Shooter Claimed Police Academy Rejection Was Over Religion
Omar Mateen graduated from community college with a criminal justice degree, worked as a security guard and wanted to be a police officer
The Latest: Senate Sends Facebook CEO Letter About Gunman
A new Senate letter says Orlando gunman Omar Mateen made a series of Facebook posts before and during the attack, including blasting the "filthy ways of the West" and blaming the United States for the deaths of "innocent women and children."
Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill : How Officials Are Working to Prevent Another Tragedy
Six years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill , officials are still working to ensure such a tragedy never happens again. On April 20, 2010, an explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform , killing 11 workers and triggering the worst oil spill in U.S. history. It took 87 days to cap
ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Scientists Investigated Beached Baby Dolphins in 2011 Across Gulf
Feb. 26, 2011: More than 70 baby dolphins washed ashore between Louisiana and Florida panhandle, possibly connected to oil spill.
Mysterious Tar Balls Wash Up on Texas Coastline
Hundreds of tar balls have washed up along the southern Texas coast, but officials have yet to identify the source of the material. “We don’t have a source for the oil,” Jim Suydam, a spokesman for the Texas General Land Office, told ABC News today, noting that samples of the substance have been
4 Dead in Oil Rig Explosion Off Gulf of Mexico
Pemex, the company that owns the rig, insists an oil spill has been prevented.
Oil Rig Explosion Kills 4 in Gulf of Mexico , No Spill Reported
An explosion and ensuing fire on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico today left four dead and injured 45 others, according to the Pemex oil company. Pemex, a Mexican state-run oil company, said 300 workers have been evacuated after the fire broke out on their Abkatun Permanente platform. Pemex said in