Posted Feb 27, 2013By
The trial over the Deepwater Horizon oil rig spill in the Gulf of Mexico began on Monday, February 25, 2013. A U.S. judge had previously approved an agreement for British oil giant BP PLC to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company’s role in the 2010 oil disaster. Nearly three years after the deepwater well rupture killed 11 men, sank a rig and spewed 4 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, BP and the other companies involved are facing their day in court.
Ash Wednesday opened the liturgical 40-day period of Lent, on March 4, 2014.
Mardi Gras commenced in the rain on Fat Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The trial began for Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, aged 27, accused of murdering his girlfriend Re
In a somber show of U.S. support for Ukraine's new leadership, Secretary of State John Kerry walked the streets Tue
Photos from the 84th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland.
Photos from the Chicago Polar Plunge, where "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel