Indiana Congressman Mark Souder announced on Tuesday that he will be resigning his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, admitting an affair with a member of his staff. Here’s the lowdown on Souder’s career.
From TIME’s Assignment: Detroit blog, reporter Steve Gray puts into context the shooting of a 7-year-old girl by Detroit police during a raid on Sunday. (via Assignment: Detroit)
After nearly a month of hand-wringing, finger-pointing, and head-scratching over the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, British Petroleum is finally reporting something worth some back-slapping.
It was all about the letter ‘F’ when you analyzed NBC’s 2009 Fall schedule: Failed and Fourth place.
TIME’s David Von Drehle digs into Kagan’s much-discussed senior thesis from her time at Princeton University to see if there’s any truth to the rumors the Supreme Court nominee was once a hard-lined socialist. What’s the verdict? …
Scientists studying aboard a research ship in the gulf are discovering huge underwater oil plumes up to 10 miles long, a result of the April 20 oil rig explosion in the Gulf. But what do the plumes mean?
One racehorse looks for a Triple Crown bid, while 11 others look to derail him. The 135th annual Preakness begins tonight at 6 p.m. EST.
“The Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean. The amount of volume of oil and dispersant we are putting into it is tiny in relation to the total water volume.”
– TONY HAYWARD, CEO of BP, on the scope of the company’s oil spill. (via …
“There’s just no way to measure it,”
– KENT WELLS, BP senior vice president, on the size of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Scientists raised concerns Friday that the size of the oil slick has been understated, …
Despite a last-minute appeal for clemency, Michael Beuke, dubbed the “Mad Hitchhiker” in the press, was executed in Iowa at 10:53 a.m this morning.
Emerging evidence in Capitol Hill hearings on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster is increasingly showing that a lack of regulation is largely behind the blowout
In a trend that shows few signs of slowing down, one in four U.S. households prefer to do their phone communications via mobile phones rather than utilizing a land line, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control.