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Court clerk fired for helping free wrongfully convicted man

08/15/13 06:43PM

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

An Electronic benefit Transfer card, food stamp recipients use to purchase food, is seen at the Sacramento County Economic Development Department in Sacramento, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010.  Currently food stamp recipients who would like to shop at...

All In agenda: The right wing war on food stamps

08/15/13 04:40PM

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 and playwright Harvey Fierstein speaks with Chris Hayes on 'All In' Wednesday, August 14, 2013.

Harvey Fierstein on Russia's anti-gay laws: 'You cannot just ignore evil'

08/15/13 12:29PM

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

File Photo: Buildings are seen near the ocean as reports indicate that Miami-Dade County in the future could be one of the most susceptible places when it comes to rising water levels due to global warming on March 14, 2012 in North Miami, Florida....

Google Hangout: The disastrous effects of climate change

08/14/13 09:10PM

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 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. Got a burning question? Tweet us using the hashtag: #politicsofpower -- read more

Click3: You’re my click 1, 2 and 3

08/14/13 08:53PM

1. Sit down, Ryan Gosling, there's a new Feminist Ryan Gosling in town. And it's Chris Hayes. 2. Mazel tov to Sam Horowitz, whose Bar Mitzvah become a YouTube sensation. What an entrance, right? 3. Ever wanted to visit Europe's magnificent landmarks? Can’t quite make it? Supplement your wanderlust with Director Luke Shepard look into Europe's finest architecture. NIGHTVISION from Luke Shepard on Vimeo. read more

A look behind bars

A look behind bars

08/14/13 08:52PM

Chris Hayes talks with Piper Kerman, the real-life inspiration behind the series, "Orange is the New Black", and Jeff Smith, a former Missouri state senator... watch

Click3: Penthouse nirvana

Click3: Penthouse nirvana

08/14/13 08:34PM

Chris Hayes shares the three most awesomest things on the Internet for Tuesday: One man in China spent $130,000 to turn his penthouse apartment into a... watch