Gulf of Mexico

Sixth Street is impassible due to rising flood waters from the Brazos River on Sunday in Rosenberg, Texas. (Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Residents brace for more flooding as Texas river crests

FORT WORTH, Texas — Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced…

 

NASA/SkyTruth via APThis June 21

Secrecy shrouds decade-old oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

A blanket of fog lifts, exposing a band of rainbow sheen that…

 

Courtesy photoEric Lewis

All aboard: SFUSD teacher brings ship expedition to classrooms

Some high school students at San Francisco's public schools will have an…

 

This week in gas wars

Before Osama bin Laden was killed Sunday, the House and Senate were…