BP to Pay $18.7 Billion for Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Campbell Robertson, John Schwartz, and Richard Pérez-Peña, THE NEW YORK TIMES   NEW ORLEANS (The New York Times) — An $18.7 billion settlement announced Thursday of all federal, state and local claims against the oil giant BP arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil Read More


Proposed Tobacco Settlement Excludes Black Media

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON – The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco companies that requires them to spend more than $30 million advertising with the three major television networks and Read More