In a unanimous landmark decision Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that human genes cannot be patented but that synthetic genes can. Chris Hayes looks at the far-reaching effects of this decision both in terms of breakthrough medical research and the... watch
1. Sebastien De La Cruz is a young Mexican-American from San Antonio who performed the National Anthem before game four of the NBA finals between the Spurs and the Miami Heat. Racists on Twitter did just as racists on Twitter are expected to do: be racist. But then, out of nowhere, enters anti-racism for the win! Sebastien came back to sing the Anthem for game four. read more
More than 40 people were arrested in dramatic early-morning police raids in Toronto. Chris Hayes examines the details and finds out how bad they are for Toronto's embattled right-wing mayor Rob Ford. watch
In an intelligence assessment on Thursday, the White House concluded that Syrian government used chemical weapons "multiple times" over the past year. Chris Hayes speaks with Congressman Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., who is a ranking member on the House Foreign... watch
Chris Hayes talks about the upside-down alliances forming in the debate over leaked NSA spying programs with Congressman Jerrold Nadler of New York, NBC's Howard Fineman, and Michael Moynihan of Newsweek. watch
When you think of the Natalie Portman movie Black Swan, labor rights violations might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But according to a recent ruling from a U.S. district court, the production company Fox Searchlight Pictures violated labor law by letting unpaid interns work on the film.
New York Southern District Judge William Pauley on Tuesday ruled that Eric Glatt and several other unpaid interns who worked for the studio were actually employees, and therefore entitled to at least the minimum wage.
1. A study conducted by robot expert Christoph Bartneck found that Legos are a lot angrier than they once were. The stresses of competing against Street Fighter XXXXXIXXVIIIIX for the attention of young children is enough to make any plastic figure to spiral.
2. Nothing says "mounting tensions in Turkey" better than a musical number performed by the protesters of the Occupy Gezi movement. Members of the group sang "Do You Hear the People Sing?" from the musical Les Miserables on Tuesday. Heartstrings effectively tugged. H/T Buzzfeed.
There's a factual dispute about whether the NSA had direct access to internet servers. Chris Hayes talks to Bruce Schneier, security expert, and Colleen Taylor, reporter for TechCrunch and TechCrunch TV. watch
More than 10 years ago, NSA officials went to Silicon Valley to learn how to build a better data operation. Chris Hayes talks to Bruce Schneier, security expert, and Colleen Taylor, reporter for TechCrunch and TechCrunch TV. watch
The inventor of the emoticon doesn't care for the emoji; CBC Music creates a supercut of David Letterman asking "Are these your drums?"; and the White House welcomes Cookie Monster by incorporating him in a super creepy Vine. watch
Rep. Trent Franks made some waves talking about the "very low" instances of pregnancies resulting from rape. As Chris Hayes points out, the forum in which Franks made the comments is as outrageous as his actual words. watch
The battle lines that have been drawn on the issue of what to do about sexual assault in the armed forces between those on the side of the Pentagon who don't want fundamental reform and do not want to take this outside of the chain of command versus an... watch