A view of the wreckage at the BP facility in Texas City, south of Houston, a day after the explosion on March 23, 2005. William Philpott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption William Philpott/AFP/Getty Images

Two ships float near the massive oil slick spreading in the Gulf of Mexico after a drilling rig sank last week off the coast of Louisiana. The slick is 80 miles long and 40 miles wide and growing. Brendan Farrington/AP hide caption

toggle caption Brendan Farrington/AP

Crystal Buckner, pictured here in October, said her 8-year-old told a therapist that her ex-husband showed their daughters pornography on his computer. The case made its way from child protective services to the district attorney — who faced a legal conundrum under Texas law. Amy Gutierrez/AP hide caption

toggle caption Amy Gutierrez/AP

Buffalo roaming on the QB Ranch in West Texas. Courtesy Of Wayne Kirk hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy Of Wayne Kirk

Texas GOP gubernatorial candidates (from left) Gov. Rick Perry, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison and Debra Medina debate in Dallas. Louis DeLuca, Pool/AP hide caption

toggle caption Louis DeLuca, Pool/AP

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor