Mine Safety Agency

Legal Briefing: BP-Anadarko Fight Stays Out of Court

BP and Anadarko will battle over whether the former was grossly negligent in the Deepwater Horizon project before an arbitration panel, not a court. This means the fight won't help oil-spill plaintiffs. Plus, Viacom vs. YouTube and dangerously industry-friendly regulators.

Mine Explosion in West Virginia Kills at Least 25

Officials don't yet know what led to an massive methane gas explosion at a Massey Energy mine in West Virginia that has killed 25 miners and left four others missing. However, it already known to be the worst mining disaster in the U.S. in more than two decades.