Trump Donates Presidential Salary To Restoring Civil War Battlefield

US | Tim Pearce
President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One. (Reuters/Yuri Gripas)
'I can find no better investment in our country.'

Federal Campgrounds May Be Privatized Under Trump

US | Tim Pearce
You can capture this shot of Bridalveil Fall in Yosemite National Park from Tunnel View (REUTERS/Robert Galbraith)

‘I don’t want to be … running campgrounds’

TheDC Analysis: Offshore drilling moratorium's end is way overdue - TheDC

Energy | Vince Coglianese

Botched government handling of BP oil leak marked by misguided drilling ban’s very existence

Judge on drilling ban: second verse, same as the first - WSJ

Energy | interns

Decision strikes down second federal attempt at oil-drilling moratorium, noting it’s fundamentally the same as first challenge

Drilling moratorium is 'unlikely' to be extended past 6 months - CNN Wire

Energy | interns

Michael Bromwich is unsure on how to deal with deep water drilling in the gulf of mexico, but he is not sure that extending the drilling moratorium is the right answer

British Prime Minister 'completely understands' BP anger - CNN

Politics | interns

Tuesday marked the three month anniversary of the spill

Drilling moratorium spells economic disaster in the Gulf

Energy | Thomas Pyle

Now that the BP well has been capped and a permanent solution to the leak is on the way, the president should re-evaluate his hasty and politically motivated decision to issue a deepwater drilling moratorium.

BP oil spill commission to push back on White House's drilling ban - TheDC

US | James Plummer

Chairmen heard testimony from local citizens over their overwhelming disagreement with the federal government

Judges rule against W.H. on drilling ban - TheDC

Energy | James Plummer

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of appeals ruled against the Obama administration’s proposed moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico

Louisiana's latest disaster may be oil moratorium - - The Daily Caller

Business | interns

Despite local outrage, White House still unresponsive

Admin reportedly talked jobs with Romanoff - AP

Politics | Julia McClatchy (admin)

This report comes just days after the White House admitted orchestrating a job offer in the Pennsylvania Senate race

Obama’s slow-moving Katrina

Opinion | Marco Vicenzino

Beyond caring rhetoric and recent visits, sentiment of a behind-the-curve president detached from local realities threatens to spread from local to national levels, with potentially disastrous implications for Mr. Obama’s international agenda

Keith Olbermann says 'Sarah Palin' a lot - The Daily Caller

US | Ruth Graham

We watch, because we’re paid to

BP to attempt maneuver to stop oil leak - CNN

Energy | interns

An effort to plug the ruptured oil well that is spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico may halt the leak when oil giant BP tries it Sunday, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Thursday

Ken Salazar's 'boom to nowhere' fixed following story - The Daily Caller

US | Alex Pappas

Interior Secretary previously had placed an oil boom in a location where it would not block the flow of oil, which the Daily Caller pointed out

Splitting energy agency won’t solve the problem

Energy | Sarah Lee

There is a potential for real reform here and real minimizing of the inefficient bureaucratic red-tape that, more often than not, leads to oversight problems. However, as has been reported, this does not appear to be the direction things will go

F.A.A. approves Cape Wind proposal: U.S.'s first offshore wind farm clears last hurdle - The Boston Globe

Tech | interns

The Federal Aviation Administration determined yesterday that the proposed 130-turbine wind farm in Nantucket Sound will not significantly interfere with planes or radar.

Snap judgment at oil spill hearing could lead to disaster of its own

Energy | Rep. Michael Burgess

Congress has a long history of overreacting to public tragedies with hasty legislation that—months or years later—we realize has unintended consequences (the latest health care reform law will no doubt fall into this category). We must be smart moving forward with energy legislation in light of this tragedy, because many times, even with the best intentions, Congress can do more harm than good

Obama's handling of oil spill is rapidly turning into his Katrina - The Daily Caller

Politics | Jeff Winkler (admin)

Made possible by massive campaign contributions from foreign oil

Pro-environmental Kennedy's against wind farm - FOX News

Energy | Pat McMahon

The Kennedy family, long supporters of the environmental movement, is opposed to a wind farm proposal that would be located near their mansion