The United States sat down with Iran for an historic meeting on Thursday. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif and diplomats from the UK, France, Russia, China and Germany to discuss Iran's nuclear program. Thursday's meeting was just the latest example of a shift in tone coming from the country's new leadership.
Ann Curry, International Correspondent for NBC News, recently interviewed Iranian President Hasan Rouhani. She joined Chris Hayes on All In to discuss the significance of Thursday's talk. read more
1. JJ Abrams don't screw up the new Star Wars. Here's how:
2. That thing where your computer freezes and it's horrible and your last hope is contorting your fingers and holding down "ctrl+alt+delete." Yeah, that thing, according to Bill Gates, was a mistake.
3. Haunted houses are scary. You know?
The new Iranian president is still making headlines as Secretary of State John Kerry has a possibly groundbreaking meeting with his Iranian counterpart. NBC News' Ann Curry joins Chris Hayes to talk about if it's really a new era. watch
House Republicans signaled Thursday they were shifting their focus to duel with Democrats over the country's debt ceiling—a fight that could put America's economy and financial markets at far greater risk than a short-term budget shutdown.
Though the possibility of a shutdown isn't off the table, House Speaker John Boehner downplayed its likelihood. "I do not expect that to happen," he told reporters Thursday morning. read more
Conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch have been two of the biggest financial backers of efforts to impede President Obama's agenda. During a Thursday speech, the president called out the two major right-wing donors over their efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act.
"Some of the Tea Party’s biggest donors, some of the wealthiest men in America, are funding a cynical ad campaign trying to convince young people not to buy health care at all," he said. "I mean think about it: These are billionaires several times over—you know they’ve got good health care." read more