Weighing the Options

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President Obama decided to release 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Jacob Goldstein, correspondent for NPR’s Planet Money team, explains what impact that will have and what goes into the decision to tap the reserves. Plus: why Republicans are arguing over the science, not just the solutions, of climate change; a Money U segment about the ins and outs of paying for college; and New Yorker magazine pop music critic Sasha Frere-Jones offers cultural analysis about the importance of Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and Adele.