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Hopes pinned on BP’s ‘dynamic kill’ to stop oil spill

US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar raised expectations Thursday of what he cast as BP’s make-or-break attempt to contain the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill by filling a ruptured well with mud. As crude oil spread through Louisiana’s fragile marshlands a month after a rig blast triggered the spill, BP…

Climate expert: Energy bill doomed without ‘all-out push’ from White House

Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) are set to unveil a comprehensive energy and climate change bill in the Senate Wednesday, but a lauded expert on the issue warned that the measure won’t pass this year without forceful leadership from President Barack Obama – and would likely be…