Night falls on aircraft search and recovery

NOW with Alex Wagner 03/24/15 04:35PM

NBC News Correspondent Tom Costello provides the latest details and theories around the Germanwings plane crash. Kitty Higgins, former NTSB board member, discusses with Costello and msnbc's Dorian Warren.

Angelina Jolie: ‘Knowledge is power’

NOW with Alex Wagner 03/24/15 04:56PM

Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie opens up once more about another preventative health decision in a New York Times op-ed. NBC News Medical Contributor Dr. Natalie Azar has more on the motivation behind her procedure. 

Believe it or not: Ted Cruz signs up for Obamacare

NOW with Alex Wagner 03/24/15 04:48PM

In the 24 hours after he announced he’s running for president, Ted Cruz raised about $500,000. But he’s also signed up for Obamacare, the program he’s tried mercilessly to repeal. John Stanton, Washington bureau chief for Buzzfeed News, discusses. 

NOW with Alex Wagner 3/23/15

Does free speech protect specialty license plates?

In advance of a Supreme Court ruling, former federal prosecutor Paul Butler considers whether Texas is legally entitled to ban Confederate license plate. 

NOW with Alex Wagner 3/23/15

VA police captain: If Jackie spoke, police would ‘reopen the case’

Charlottesville, VA Police Captain Gary Pleasants addresses Monday’s report on a University of Virginia student’s alleged rape. Msnbc’s Irin Carmon analyzes the report, Rolling Stone’s initial article, and both documents’ implications for sexual assault survivors. 


Mohyeldin: ‘Yemen is a failed state'

Ayman Mohyeldin discusses ISIS’ “hit list” of US military members and the US advisor to Yemen’s claim that Yemen is on the brink of civil war. 


50 years later, the struggle continues

While this weekend's events in Selma are a commemoration of the history-making civil rights actions of 1965, so too are they a modern day call-to-action to bring attention to the fact that injustice remains and the right to vote is still under assault.

President Obama on why Selma is relevant to younger generation

As President Obama pays tribute to the civil rights legends who were there on Bloody Sunday 50 years ago, Melissa Harris-Perry looks at how Obama must look at how “his own legacy is in the context of being this bridge.”

Selma then and now: Policing and communities

The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Mark Potok and Selma Police Chief William T. Riley III join Melissa Harris-Perry to discuss policing issues in communities like Selma, Alabama today.

Selma anniversary a 'call to action'

This weekend’s Selma anniversary is a commemoration of what was achieved as a result of the march across the bridge, but it's also a call to action for activists today.

'Stunning' Ferguson report hits municipal practices

Thomas Harvey, executive director and co-founder of ArchCity Defenders, joins Dorian Warren to discuss the Justice Department’s Ferguson report on the city’s municipal court.

Moral Mondays and modern movements

On the 50th anniversary of the events in Selma, Alabama, Rev. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP State Conference, talks with Melissa Harris-Perry about the North Carolina progressive movement that continues to fight.

 Melissa Harris-Perry 2/15/15

How one woman discovered famous family ties

Caroline Clarke, author of "Postcards From Cookie" talks about her experience of discovering that musical great Nat King Cole was a her grandfather. 


Chicago little league team stripped of title

Chicago-based little league team Jackie Robinson West, the first all African American team to win the National Championship, has been stripped of their title and all their wins after an investigation. The Nation's Dave Zirin joins to discuss.


Suit alleges jails operate as debtors prisons

Two new lawsuits filed in Missouri claim that jails in the towns of Jennings and Ferguson are essentially modern-day debtors prisons. Samantha Jenkins, the lead plaintiff suing Jennings, and her lawyer Michael-John Voss join to discuss. 


Winter storm could bring dangerous conditions

Residents are bracing for white-out conditions and potential power outages from the latest snow storm hitting New England. Msnbc's Adam Reiss joins to discuss. 


Grand jury indicts officer in Akai Gurley shooting

More details are beginning to emerge about the officer indicted in the shooting death of 28 year-old Akai Gurley in the stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project last November. Seema Iyer, Monifa Bandele, Cherrell Brown and Julian Zelizer discuss. 


FBI breaks silence on race and policing

James B. Comey's candid remarks marked the first time a director of the FBI has spoken so openly and directly about race and police. Seema Iyer, Monifa Bandele, Cherrell Brown and Julian Zelizer join to discuss. 


Jeb Bush outpaces rivals in campaign funds

A new NBC News/Marist poll shows three different frontrunners in three critical states, but in the race for campaign funds Jeb Bush is far outpacing his would-be rivals. Marcus Mabry, Katon Dawson, Molly O'Toole and Julian Zelizer discuss. 


ISIS key issue for 2016 candidates

President Obama was not shy this week about putting the war against ISIS directly in the 2016 spotlight. Marcus Mabry, Katon Dawson, Molly O'Toole and Julian Zelizer join to discuss.


Dem Rep: We need debate on military force

Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., who was the only member of Congress to vote


Cost of fight against ISIS mounts

The financial figures for America's campaign against ISIS are mounting. The New York Times' Marcus Mabry, national Republican consultant Katon Dawson, Defense One's Molly O'Toole and Julian Zelizer from Princeton University join to discuss.


What we know on the Denmark shooting suspect

Reporter Peter Keldorff joins to talks about what is known so far on the identity of the suspect in the two deadly shootings in Copenhagen.