Rare images from the Gulf

Thursday’s capping of an oil well provides one of the few days when Americans agree on something.


Here’s something you don’t see every day. An oil well in the Gulf of Mexico not spewing oil.

BP’s page of nearly a dozen underwater cameras looks positively boring this afternoon, after the company announced the “leak” — at least for now — has been stopped.

Concurrently, the ubiquitous PBS “ticker” has stopped too.

NPR’s ombudsman, Alicia Shepard, provides an insightful “tweet.” This is one of the few days on which most Americans agree on something:


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