The government has been getting tougher on insurance companies in the last few months, denying them the giant rate increases they're accustomed to. Now insurers are looking to get tough as contract negotiations roll around. Gregory Warner reports.
BP returns to the Gulf of Mexico tomorrow to attempt another stop at the massive oil leak. Meanwhile, the U.S. government has declared a fishery disaster in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, making those states eligible for financial aid.
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