President Barack Obama has proposed opening up new areas for offshore drilling, including in the Atlantic. For this month's Environmental Outlook, Diane and her guests discuss the prospects for finding oil and gas offshore, and the environmental and safety concerns.
A proposal in Congress would increase the amount of money foundations are required to give to charity. Foundations say the new requirement might drastically draw down their resources. A panel looks at this initiative and other issues affecting philanthropy in the U.S.
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