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West Delta 105 E is an oil-producing platform located a dozen miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico. A 2014 explosion on the lower deck killed Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement hide caption

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8 Years After Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Is Another Disaster Waiting To Happen?

Eight years after the deadly Deepwater Horizon explosion, a safety watchdog aims to prevent another disaster. But it faces multiple challenges, and a shift in focus under the Trump administration.

Britain's Conservative Party politician Enoch Powell, right, listens to two demonstrators in Canada in April 1968, reading a petition that describes him as a "racist." AP hide caption

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An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today

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In the control room of PJM Interconnection, employees monitor a power grid that stretches across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. PJM Interconnection hide caption

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Environment And Energy Collaborative

After Alert On Russian Hacks, Bigger Push To Protect Power Grid

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After Alert On Russian Hacks, Bigger Push To Protect Power Grid

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In the fall of 2017, left, Stream Tracker volunteer John Hammond found this creek near Fort Collins, Colo., to be dry. A year later, it was flowing again. Kira Puntenney-Desmond/Colorado State University hide caption

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How Pokemon Inspired A Citizen Science Project To Monitor Tiny Streams

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Monroe isn't shy about her accomplishments on Sparrow; the singer admits to blasting the album in her car. Hannah Burton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

'I'm Gonna Listen To Myself Again': Ashley Monroe On Singing Through Pain

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'I'm Gonna Listen To Myself Again': Ashley Monroe On Singing Through Pain

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West Delta 105 E is an oil-producing platform located a dozen miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico. A 2014 explosion on the lower deck killed Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement hide caption

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8 Years After Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Is Another Disaster Waiting To Happen?

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8 Years After Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Is Another Disaster Waiting To Happen?

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Ralph Gagliardo was incarcerated for much of his daughter Abby's childhood. At StoryCorps, they talk about their relationship while he was in prison and after he returned home. Daniel Sitts/StoryCorps hide caption

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'We Came A Long Way': After Prison, A New Chance For A Dad And His Daughter

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