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BP siphoning oil from spill

A mile-long tube has been collecting more than one-fifth of the oil that's spewing into the ocean from a blown-out well.

BP Boss Calls Oil Spill Relatively 'Tiny'

Chief executive of BP says tells newspaper oil spill in Gulf of Mexico is 'tiny' compared with 'very big ocean'

Shakeup at Wikipedia After Porn Purge

EXCLUSIVE: Wikipedia leadership in 'chaos' amid growing porn controversy, source tells

Alleged Bomb Plot Financiers Nabbed

Pakistan has at least 2 men in custody on suspicion of helping to finance Times Square bomb attempt | VIDEO

Obama: 'The System Failed'

President says oil spill prevention failed badly, calls blame game at hearings a 'ridiculous spectacle' | VIDEO

BP Tries to Thread Tubeto Stem Gushing Oil

Undersea robots thread small tube into jagged pipe pouring oil as finger-pointing grows | SLIDESHOW

NYC Terror Probe Heats Up

Three suspects held in New England raids may be connected to failed Times Square car bombing | VIDEO

McChrystal: No Winner ... Yet

General's assessment of Afghan war comes a day after Obama predicted it will get worse before it gets better

White House Seeks $10M For Oil Spill Litigation

Administration has said it expects BP to cover costs of massive Gulf spill, but taxpayers not off the hook yet

Familiar Figure in Latest Arizona Uproar

Illinois school official who nixed basketball team's trip to Ariz. over immigration law is no stranger to controversy