Kenneth Feinberg, who was named by President Obama to independently manage the $20 billion Gulf disaster compensation fund, tells Jeffrey Brown that "time is the enemy" for people who need their claims processed. He also said his independence cannot be…
Since the oil leak in the Gulf erupted more than a month ago, Associated Press photographer Gerald Herbert has as been documenting the people and places at the center of the disaster.
As BP engineers continue attempts to stem the Gulf oil leak, Tom Bearden reports on the implications for the wildlife along Louisiana's fragile coast and the attempts to protect the ecosystem from heavier oil.
As BP faces increasing pressure from lawmakers over the ongoing Gulf Coast oil spill, Judy Woodruff talks to Managing Director Robert Dudley about the company's next moves to cap the leak and clean up the contamination.
Oil from the Gulf of Mexico leak turned darker on Tuesday, suggesting that heavier, more-polluting oil is spewing out. Tom Bearden reports from Louisiana, where the oil has begun to damage delicate barrier island ecosystems.
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