May 3, 2010 9:24 PM

Change in weather gives crews more time to fight oil spill

Shifting and easing winds on Monday bought time for weather-beaten crews to bottle up and burn off a massive slick of rust-colored crude oil before it fouls fragile marshes and sugary beaches across four Gulf Coast states. Containment efforts aren't certain to work, however, and preparations continued throughout the Gulf coast for environmental disaster.

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