Originally published on Wed July 24, 2013 12:57 pm
A natural gas well off the coast of Louisiana was on fire Wednesday, one day after a blowout forced 44 workers to evacuate. There were no injuries reported.
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement says the mishap at Well A-3 below a "Hercules 265 jack-up rig," about 55 miles off the Louisiana coast, was first reported around 9:45 a.m. ET Tuesday.
Originally published on Wed July 24, 2013 9:25 am
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.
Originally published on Wed July 24, 2013 10:35 am
The U.S. economy has been growing for four straight years — each under the leadership of President Obama.
But the pace of improvement has been disappointing to many, especially the nearly 12 million people still looking for work.
Originally published on Wed July 24, 2013 11:59 am
Ask yourself: Are you addicted to technology — any technology? Do you check email obsessively, tweet without restraint or post on Facebook during Thanksgiving dinner? Or perhaps you are powerless in the face of an iPad loaded with Angry Birds?