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BP made new progress on the Gulf oil spill Thursday as undersea robots managed to cut the main pipe on a damaged wellhead, which may allow engineers to cap the gusher. Judy Woodruff reports on what lies ahead for crews…
BP's stock value sunk Tuesday, following the failure of the "top kill" procedure to halt the oil leak over the weekend. Jim Lehrer talks to an energy consultant and management expert about BP's financial prospects as the crisis drags on.
As the Gulf oil leak persists, more than 80 percent of Americans report they are closely following the unfolding crisis. Margaret Warner talks to science educator Bill Nye, energy expert Amy Jaffe and technology forecaster Paul Saffo for more on…
As the Gulf oil leak continues, Jeffrey Brown speaks with Admiral Thad Allen, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, for the latest on the spreading contamination and what the government and BP are doing to contain and halt the leak.
The State Department engaged in rare talks with the Cuban government, amid fears that strong currents could carry the spreading oil slick eastward. Jeffrey Brown reports on the ongoing attempts to capture oil flowing from the sunken rig.
Marine Scientists said sections of the giant Gulf oil spill are nearing the loop current, which could carry the contamination around the tip of Florida and deeper into the Atlantic Ocean. Ray Suarez talks to a Wall Street Journal reporter…
Federal officials nearly doubled the no-fishing zone in the Gulf of Mexico, as administration officials faced sharp criticism from lawmakers. Ray Suarez reports on the ongoing fallout from the gulf oil spill.
BP officials said the company is using a new siphoning strategy and capturing more than 1,000 barrels of the oil that would have otherwise leaked into the Gulf of Mexico, but scientists are voicing new worries about the leak's environmental…
Tom Bearden continues his reporting from the Gulf of Mexico with an update on hearings into the massive oil spill, as investigators testified that the Deepwater Horizons oil well failed a key pressure test just hours before the explosion.
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