An out-of-control natural gas well in the Gulf of Mexico continued to burn Wednesday after it blew out and caught fire. Beams supporting some of the "Hercules 265 jack-up rig" have collapsed. U.S. Coast Guard via AP hide caption

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Before a blaze broke out, a cloud of gas could be seen rising Tuesday from the Hercules 265 drilling rig off the coast of Louisiana. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement hide caption

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Sept. 2005: Hurricane Rita enters the Gulf of Mexico — or Gulf of America, as Mississippi House Rep. Stephen Holland would say. NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio hide caption

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U.S. pork is among the products Mexico hit with new tariffs because of a long-running, NAFTA-related trucking dispute.   WILL KINCAID/AP hide caption

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