1600 miles of coastline. Thousands of barrels of oil shooting from the ocean floor. Msnbc.com wants to see your view of every special place along the Gulf Coast, from the Florida Keys to Texas, whether it is pristine, oiled, or threatened. Show us your town's best beach, the view from your oceanfront home, business, bait shack, restaurant, dock, or vacation spot. Even if the place is out on the water — an oyster bed or oil rig, for example — we want to see it. Don't hesitate to include people in your images.Here are some of your favorites so far: Special places
On the eve of a major address by President Barack Obama on his counterterrorism policy, the Obama administration revealed Wednesday that drone strikes since 2009 had killed four Americans overseas – one of whom, Anwar al-Aulaqi, was targeted in Yemen because he’d planned and was planning terrorist attacks on the United States – principally the plot to blow up an airliner over Detroit on Christmas Eve 2009.