With so much on the line, it is said that every vote counts. But is that really the case? While most people will tell you they're focused on the Presidential race, KATC's Political Analyst Dr. Pearson Cross said if you really want your vote to count, you ought to look... more »
MARSEILLE, France (AP) - The finance ministers and central bankers of the world's most developed economies are wrangling over how to revive a faltering economic recovery. Talks at the so-called Group of Seven in Marseille, France, are set Friday to revolve around the scope for growth stimulus at a time... more »
Before Santa set out for his Christmas Eve journey, KATC's Maddie Garrett caught up with a few last minute Santa visitors and the man himself to find out how you think he makes his annual trip.
It's perhaps the most magical night of the year for children, when Santa... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - After several missteps, the federal government finally got it right, accurately estimating how much oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico, an independent scientific study found. Nearly 185 million gallons of oil spilled from the broken BP well into the Gulf of Mexico this summer, according to... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Five years after Hurricane Katrina bore down on the Gulf Coast, the Newseum in Washington is opening a special one-year exhibit on how the disaster was reported. The museum about news and the First Amendment also has produced a film featuring reflections from journalists. Two newspapers shared... more »
A Massachusetts congressman is asking BP to accept the government's latest estimate of how much oil spewed from the company's blown-out Gulf well as a basis to determine how much it may face in civil fines. Rep. Ed Markey sent a letter Wednesday to the head of BP's U.S. operations... more »
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Interior Department's inspector general is conducting an investigation into how the Obama administration came up with its recommendation for a six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf.
Acting Inspector General Mary Kendall sent a letter to two of the seven congressmen who requested the... more »
ATLANTA (AP) - Oil has now washed up on the beaches of three Gulf states. How dangerous is it? Not very. At least that's what health experts say when it comes to encounters with small amounts of oil by beachgoers. Government doctors say that if oil gets on bare skin,... more »
COVINGTON, La. (AP) - BP spokesman John Curry says the company does not know how much oil is contained in the vast reservoir nearly three miles beneath the seafloor. Curry said Sunday that the company didn't have time to properly analyze how much was in the discovery well. He says... more »