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Dateline Extra: Deadly Exchange

Dateline Extra: Deadly Exchange

06/30/16 04:48PM

German foreign exchange student and soccer player Diren Dede’s dream of studying in America came true when he began his junior year at a Montana high school. But when he decides to play a reckless teenage game, the consequences turn deadly. watch

Dateline Extra: Mystery In Orange County

Dateline Extra: Mystery In Orange County

06/30/16 04:46PM

An Army veteran in Orange County, CA vanishes before her college graduation. A massive search turns up nothing, but detectives do find a clue: a cryptic 911-call that helps uncover the truth and exposes a twisted story of unrequited love. watch

Dateline Extra: The Last Dance

Dateline Extra: The Last Dance

06/30/16 04:44PM

A kindergarten teacher and mother of two finds a new lease on life after shedding hundreds of pounds. When she vanishes from her home, investigators uncover a disturbing connection between her weight loss and her mysterious disappearance. watch

Dateline Extra with Tamron Hall on MSNBC weekends

06/29/16 05:30PM

Beginning July 4th, MSNBC will broadcast Dateline Extra, episodes from the Dateline catalog hosted by TODAY and MSNBC’s Tamron Hall. The new series will be the first time these episodes are available on cable. The following five episodes kick off the series on Monday at 3:00pm ET read more

Why Planes Crash: Severe Weather

Why Planes Crash: Severe Weather

06/24/16 02:30PM

A violent hail storm shatters cockpit windshields, and a vicious tailwind tosses an Airbus down a rain-slicked runway. Eyewitnesses and survivors tell their gripping stories of hos brutal weather conditions can cause aviation disasters. Why Planes Crash: Severe Weather premieres Saturday 6/25 at 10pm ET on MSNBC. watch

Why Planes Crash: Rescue Down

Why Planes Crash: Rescue Down

06/24/16 02:30PM

A helicopter crew, on a rescue mission, fly into a perilous situation over extreme terrain. Get the full story in the all-new Why Planes Crash: Chopper Down, premiering Saturday 6/25 at 11pm ET on MSNBC. watch

Why Planes Crash: Chopper Down

Why Planes Crash: Chopper Down

06/24/16 02:30PM

Helicopters are amazing feats of engineering their superior maneuverability makes them an invaluable resource in extreme situations. But with this remarkable access, comes risk. These dramatic animations will take you inside the events to explain why helicopters crash. Why Planes Crash: Chopper Down premieres Saturday 6/25 at 11pm ET on MSNBC. watch

Why Planes Crash: Capitol Catastrophe

Why Planes Crash: Capitol Catastrophe

06/17/16 12:10PM

Tragedy strikes a Tampa-bound Boeing 737 on a snowy day in Washington DC. Get the full story in the all-new Why Planes Crash: Brush With Death, premiering Saturday 6/18 at 10pm ET on MSNBC. watch

Why Planes Crash: Brush With Death

Why Planes Crash: Brush With Death

06/17/16 12:05PM

Hear the harrowing stories from survivors of deadly plane crashes – with dramatic animations that put you up-close and inside the troubled cabin. This all-new episode of Why Planes Crash premieres Saturday 6/18 at 10pm ET on MSNBC. watch

Why Planes Crash: Havoc on Lenox Hill

Why Planes Crash: Havoc on Lenox Hill

06/17/16 12:05PM

On an October afternoon in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, there’s a fiery explosion on the 40th floor of a luxury apartment building. Get the full story in the all-new Why Planes Crash: Small Planes Big Problems, premiering Saturday 6/18 at 11pm ET on MSNBC. watch

Caught on Camera: Exposed

Caught on Camera: Exposed

06/02/16 04:10PM

While casually leaving a convenience store, Narvell Benning is accosted by a mother who yells racial slurs in front of her young children. Catch this all-new episode Caught on Camera: Exposed when it premieres Saturday, June 4th, at 10pm ET on MSNBC. watch

PA Delegates Challenged Out of Primary Races

04/23/16 03:30PM

The complexity of the Republican presidential nominating process has been widely observed over the past few months.  Its seemingly byzantine rules and procedures are only complicated further by the fact that many states have different methods for allocating their delegates. In particular, Pennsylvania divvies-up its delegates in a unique way.The... read more

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