Federal and state claims against BP for the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill have been resolved with the oil giant, the Justice Department says. The resolution includes civil claims and "the restoration of natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico," the agency says.

Details of the resolution will be announced Monday by Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch at an 11 a.m. ET news conference. The gathering will include Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

  This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Michelle Hudspeth about new, improved treatments for childhood cancer. Dr. Hudspeth is the Division Chief for Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

As you shop for products for your home, you may find many of them contain toxic chemicals.  But many household goods are easier to make than you think.  Here are some things you should stop buying and start making.  Peanut butter is a pantry staple, but many commercial brands have additives you may not want to consume! 

Our friends over at Planet Money built this interactive graphic that illuminates yet another aspect of the Education Department's new College Scorecard. It shows the average annual price that families actually pay at 1,550 four-year colleges, by income.

From the 1400's to the 1700's, the Italian word viola was the general term for any stringed instrument played with a bow.  Viola da braccio, or “arm viola,” was the generic name for any member of what we now call the modern violin family.  And even though it was always played between the legs, the instrument we now call the cello was first called the basso di viola da braccio, or “bass arm viola.” The word cello, believe it or not, comes from an Italian word meaning “little big viola.”

The medicines they helped develop are credited with improving the lives of millions. And now three researchers working in the U.S., Japan, and China have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Among the winners: William C. Campbell of Drew University in Madison N.J., for his work on the roundworm parasite.

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