BP's top kill effort fails to plug Gulf oil leak

Workers clean up oil residue along the beach in Port Fourchon, La., Saturday, May 29, 2010. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

May 29, 2010 9:18:33 PM PDT
The most ambitious bid yet to stop the worst oil spill in U.S. history ended in failure Saturday after BP was unable to overwhelm the gusher of crude with heavy fluids and junk. President Obama called the setback "as enraging as it is heartbreaking."

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