BATON ROUGE - State officials want to know exactly when ExxonMobil Chemical Plant staff knew that the amount of released naphtha, which includes benzene, was much higher than originally reported in the wake of a June 14 spill at the Baton Rouge facility. The Department of Environmental Quality issued a... more »
NEW YORK - Facebook's 800 million users can now access the site's Timeline feature, which turns their profile pages into a virtual scrapbook of big photos, memorable posts and life events. For many users, turning on Timeline will likely serve as a trip down memory lane as they rediscover photos... more »
NEW YORK - Facebook is dramatically redesigning its users' profile pages to create what CEO Mark Zuckerberg says is a "new way to express who you are."
Zuckerberg introduced the Facebook "timeline" Thursday in San Francisco at the company's f8 conference for some 2,000 entrepreneurs, developers and journalists.
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The state's health secretary says he doesn't have a new timeline for when the Jindal administration plans to begin changes to the way Louisiana delivers health care to the poor through the Medicaid program. Concerns by health providers and lawmakers stalled the pilot program, which was supposed to begin in... more »
The final steps in plugging the blown-out well in the Gulf for good, will have to wait until after Labor Day.
The government says they plan to replace the failed blowout preventer first.
Then work on drilling a relief well will continue. Mud and cement will be pumped... more »
Retired Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen says they are no longer giving a timeline for completing the final stages of pluggling BP's broken well for good.
Allen says BP still needs to come up with a plan to alleviate pressure that may build up once the relief well intersects... more »