There is a man in Kansas City who was imprisoned for a crime he did not commit. He has been exonerated based on DNA evidence, and the woman who helped him get his freedom got fired for doing so.
Robert Nelson was awaiting trial on unrelated robbery charges almost 30 years ago when an anonymous tip came in saying that two brothers in jail at the time for robbery—two brothers with a different last name than Nelson—had committed a string of rapes nearby. read more
Thursday night on All In with Chris Hayes: The violence and unrest in Egypt continues, with a state of emergency declared in the country and the death toll rising. The Ministry of Interior announced Thursday morning it had authorized Egyptian forces to use live ammunition against protesters' attacks. read more
Actor, playwright, and Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein joined Chris Hayes on All In Wednesday night to speak out about his opposition to Russia's anti-gay laws. Legislation prohibiting homosexual "propaganda" and banning the adoption of Russian children by citizens of countries that allow same-sex marriage has sparked a firestorm of criticism.
Fierstein, a longtime LGBT activist, sees Russia's recent crackdown as the latest in a long history of abuses against the gay community. read more
msnbc's Chris Hayes, Kate Sheppard, senior reporter and environment editor at the Huffington Post, Andrew Revkin, blogger for the New York Times Dot Earth blog, Joe Romm, senior fellow from The Center for American Progress, May Boeve, executive director at 350.org and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, CEO of Green for All discussed the disastrous effects of climate change ahead of the upcoming documentary The Politics of Power which airs this Friday at 8:00 p.m. ET on msnbc.
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Wednesday night on All In with Chris Hayes: Violence broke out again in Egypt when security forces clashed with demonstrators protesting last month's overthrow of President Morsi. More than 250 people were killed and more than 2,000 injured Wednesday when the military moved in to clear the protesters' camps. Interim Vice President Mohamed El Baradei announced his resignation Wednesday after the violent crackdown. read more
The 17 nations which use the Euro as their official currency saw overall growth over the past few months, according to a Wednesday report from Eurostat, the official statistical office for the European Union. The gross domestic product of the so-called E17 grew by 0.3% in the second quarter of 2013, leading officials and economic observers to believe the region's 18-month, double-dip recession may finally be coming to a close. read more