Tropical Storm Alex

BP CEO Hayward to Meet Putin's Deputy in Russia

BP CEO Tony Hayward is traveling to Moscow to meet with Igor Sechin, a top deputy to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. The meeting comes as Russian President Dmitry Medvedev is calling for a levy on oil companies to finance a fund to pay for cleaning up the industry's environmental disasters.

Tropical Storm Alex Threatens the Gulf and Oil-Spill Cleanup

Tropical storm Alex is approaching the Gulf of Mexico, the site of the massive BP oil spill. If the storm hits the oil-spill area, it could delay cleanup for two weeks -- and leave the Deepwater Horizon well uncapped for 14 days, spewing up to 35 million gallons over the period.