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Gulf Coast's Worst Nightmare

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal declares state of emergency as U.S. official says massive oil slick is expected to reach the Mississippi River delta tonight | LIVESHOTS

Crist's Declaration of Independence

Florida governor abandons Republican Senate primary to run as independent after conservative support nose-dived

States Backing Arizona Immigration Law

Politicians from Minnesota to Georgia are lining up and throwing their support behind Arizona's controversial law

Offshore Drilling Under Fire After Oil Spill

Obama's plan to expand offshore drilling is slammed after deadly oil rig explosion and massive leak | SLIDESHOW

Outrage as U.N. Picks IranFor Women's Rights Seat

EXCLUSIVE: U.N. elects Iran — a nation that condones lashings for 'immodest' women — to its human-rights monitoring Commission on the Status of Women

Jindal selects interim lt. governor

BATON ROUGE - Governor Jindal has picked Natural Resources Secretary Scott Angelle to serve as interim lieutenant governor. If approved, Angelle will take over the office next week.

Obama Playing Race Card?

President issues video seeking support of 'young people, African Americans, Latinos and women' | VIDEO

Doc Accused of Murdering Colleague

They worked together at a N.Y. hospital — now one is charged with fatally shooting the other, injuring his wife

Climate Prof Fired Up Over Web Satire

Penn State climate professor Michael Mann filing lawsuit over YouTube video spoofing him, his hockey-stick charts

GOP: Wall St. Overhaul VoteWill Fizzle on Senate Floor

Top Senate Republicans predict financial overhaul won't reach Senate floor Monday, press for further talks