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MSNBC Digital Documentaries (formerly called MSNBC Originals) have been created specifically for online viewing on msnbc.com.  Can't get enough of documentaries on TV?  Watch informative, exciting reporting from around the world right here.  Only online, on msnbc.com.

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Drug epidemic spreads in Harlem - and beyond

Drug epidemic spreads in Harlem - and beyond

11/03/15 06:41PM

Users of K2 insist the "synthetic marijuana" is no more dangerous than the real thing, but an outbreak of emergency room patients suggests otherwise. Tony Dokoupil investigates. Video by Brock Stoneham. watch

'It's so anti-woman and so anti-our nature'

'It's so anti-woman and so anti-our nature'

10/16/15 05:44PM

In Jackson, Mississippi, pro-life activist Barbara Beaver runs the Center for Pregnancy Choices, where she works to convince pregnant women to choose life - and that there's nothing more anti-woman than abortion. She tells her story as part of Shuttered, MSNBC’s look at the campaign to close abortion clinics across the south. watch

Fighting for choice in red state America

Fighting for choice in red state America

10/16/15 05:42PM

In McAllen, Texas, pro-choice activist Audrey Perez fights to defend the only abortion clinic in the Rio Grande Valley - because they were there for her three years ago when she needed them. She tells her story as part of Shuttered, MSNBC’s look at the campaign to close abortion clinics across the south. watch

7 DC interns, picked to live in a house …

7 DC interns, picked to live in a house …

10/16/15 09:27AM

The Running Start/Walmart Star Fellowship offers seven women with different ideological views an internship on Capitol Hill each semester. But it comes with a catch: They have to live under one roof. watch

Student gets opportunity of a lifetime

New York City student turns program into the opportunity of a...

10/02/15 02:51PM

The Future Project is a national organization which allows young people to collaborate and figure out how to transform the country and world into a place where every person is inspired to live a life of passion. This story follows Gissell Jaquez and her journey with The Future Project. watch

Halo fans can’t wait for the new game

Halo fans can’t wait for the new game

10/01/15 10:14AM

Fans of Halo 5 celebrate the awaited release of the video game’s fifth installment. The story follows Master Chief after the loss of this best friend Cortana. The new video game will be released on October 27th. watch

Underground NYC’s 2nd Avenue subway build

Underground NYC’s 2nd Avenue subway build

09/25/15 04:09PM

Go inside the enormous underground cavern and $4.45 billion project that’s New York City’s first major expansion of the subway system in over 50 years. President of MTA Capital Construction Michael Horodniceanu takes us through 8.5 miles of track construction. watch

Meet real life R2-D2s

Meet real life R2-D2s

09/24/15 04:41PM

Members of the R2-D2 builders club construct different versions of the beloved R2-D2 robot from the popular movie franchise ‘Star Wars’. Video by Todd Kenreck. watch

Syrian refugees in Budapest speak out

Syrian refugees in Budapest speak out

09/18/15 11:41AM

Syrian refugees shed light on the obstacles that they face seeking shelter in Hungary, a country at the very heart of Europe's migrant crisis. Their stories reveal the death and destruction that would await them should they return home. watch

Jakarta rivers consumed by harmful waste

Jakarta rivers consumed by harmful waste

09/11/15 02:07PM

70,000 tons of waste get dumped into rivers in Jakarta, Indonesia, every year. Miss Scuba Indonesia 2014, Rima Demensah, and local divers try to bring awareness to the issue by cleaning up Kepulauan Seribu, an array of islands most affected by the problem. watch

Sea Lions in record-high danger

Sea Lions in record-high danger

09/03/15 05:56PM

Severe malnutrition, stunted growth and dehydration is the harsh reality for California sea lion pups. Filmmaker David Zlutnick captures the 2015 battle for survival. watch

Redefining the world of female gamers

Redefining the world of female gamers

09/03/15 05:33PM

Internet sensation Felicia Day shares her story of being a female gamer and embracing her unique characteristics. Video journalist Todd Kenreck captures how Day continues to breaks down barriers for women in the gaming field. watch

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