FROM Harry Weber
BP Says It May Drill Again in Spill Reservoir BP has stopped the flow from its blown-out well, but $4 billion worth of crude oil could still be left in the pool struck by the Deepwater Horizon. Today, BP's Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles told reporters the company "will have to think about that." Harry Weber, who's in New Orleans with the Associated Press , first raised the issue.
New BP CEO says Gulf Clean-up Efforts to Be Scaled Back In Beloxi, Mississippi today, BP's new CEO said it's time to "scale back" the massive effort to clean up the Gulf of Mexico. But Bob Dudley said BP is still fully committed to make things right. Harry Weber was in Beloxi for the Associated Press .
Janesville and the American Dream Janesville, Wisconsin is the hometown of Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan. But he couldn’t prevent the closing of the General Motors factory after 100 years. On this Memorial Day rebroadcast of To the Point, we hear what’s happened to what once was a model of American middle-class unity.
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?