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'Just let this kid get on with her life': Science tutor for arrested Florida teen speaks out

05/07/13 03:52PM

Last week, 16-year-old Florida native Kiera Wilmot was arrested for exploding the cap off a plastic water bottle as part of an apparent extra-curricular science experiment. If charged with a felony as an adult, she could now face up to five years in prison for "discharging a weapon or firearms" on school grounds. But Wilmot family friend Roderic Brame told msnbc his "gut feeling" is that "cooler heads will prevail." read more

U.S. Congressman and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor  (REUTERS/Gus Ruelas)

White House threatens veto of GOP working families bill

05/07/13 11:11AM

The White House has threatened to veto a GOP-sponsored bill that would ostensibly allow workers to trade their overtime pay for comp time. The administration said in a statement that the legislation is "misrepresenting itself," and undermining existing worker protections. read more

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department on January 27, 2012, in Washington, DC. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the formation of the residential mortgage backed securities group that...

New York AG indicates Feds might 'go after' banks on mortgage settlement

05/06/13 09:38PM


 Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy 
 New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday night that he suspected "you should see something soon" from the Department of Justice regarding legal action against major banks involved in a multibillion-dollar foreclosure settlement. Earlier that day, he had announced that he was suing two of those banks, Wells Fargo and Bank of America. read more

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#click3 You have the right to a lawyer, or, do you?

05/06/13 08:50PM

The All In with Chris Hayes team puts out a daily call to the Twitter and Facebook communities for the “awesomest things” they encountered on the Internet. 1. Mercury is the only metal that is also a liquid at room temperature. When introduced to different sound frequencies, it begins to dance. It's almost enough to make you want to retake Physics. Almost. read more

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department on January 27, 2012, in Washington, DC. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the formation of the residential mortgage backed securities group that...

New York to sue major banks over mortgage settlement

05/06/13 02:40PM

UPDATED 4:15 p.m. The state of New York will sue Bank of America and Wells Fargo for allegedly violating the terms of a massive settlement between five major banks and 49 state attorneys general. New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman made the announcement Monday. read more

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