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Image: The deepwater horizon oil rig burns on Wednesday
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This image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows response crews battling the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon on Wednesday.

The oil rig that exploded and caught fire off Louisiana has sunk, the Coast Guard said Thursday, while rescue crews continued the search for 11 missing workers.

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