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Blood Lions

"Blood Lions" premieres Wednesday October 7th on MSNBC

09/18/15 02:34PM

The death of a beloved lion named Cecil, at the hands of an American hunter in Zimbabwe, struck a nerve around the globe. The debate about the ethics of that hunt still provokes strong emotions.  On Wednesday, October 7th, MSNBC will focus on another side of the industry, the legal side. Blood Lions, a one hour documentary, takes viewers inside... read more

Sex Bunker

Sex Bunker

09/18/15 12:34PM

Even seasoned police officers were stunned to learn who John Jamelske really was — and who he had locked underground. watch

Criminal Mindscape: Joel Rifkin

Criminal Mindscape: Joel Rifkin

09/18/15 12:33PM

In this episode of Criminal Mindscape, former FBI profiler Mark Safarik enters New York’s largest maximum security prison and sits face to face with a psychopathic killer.  watch

Inside a Crack House

Inside a Crack House

09/18/15 12:32PM

See the unprecedented story of a gang of drug dealers, the feds who set them up, the wiretap that caught them and the devastated lives they left behind. watch

Criminal Mindscape: Ron Luff

Criminal Mindscape: Ron Luff

09/18/15 12:25PM

After uprooting his family to join a small religious group, Ron Luff becomes captivated by the leader. He is willing to do anything to prove his devotion to the man who controlled his mind…even murder. watch

Why Planes Crash: Sudden Impact

Why Planes Crash: Sudden Impact

08/14/15 01:43PM

American Airlines Flight 965 is a standard flight from Miami to Colombia. So what led to its tragic end? MSNBC investigates in the all-new Why Planes Crash episode airing Sunday, August 16 at 10PM ET. watch

Why Planes Crash: Crisis In The Sky

Why Planes Crash: Crisis In The Sky

08/07/15 01:22PM

In the air, communication can make the difference between life and death. Our dramatic animations take you inside catastrophic crashes and explore their causes. Premieres this Sunday at 10pm ET. watch

Why Planes Crash: Fatal Flaws

Why Planes Crash: Fatal Flaws

07/30/15 06:23PM

Even the smallest defect in a plane has the potential to cause a fatal crash. “Why Planes Crash: Fatal Flaws” premieres Sunday, August 2 at 10PM ET. watch

Annie Lobert

Q & A with "Hookers for Jesus" founder, Annie Lobert

06/26/15 02:21PM

For the past 10 years, Annie Lobert has worked to save women from the unrelenting grip of sex trafficking. That’s because, as a former prostitute and professional escort, Lobert learned firsthand about the dangers underlying the illegal sex trade in the United States. Now, it’s Lobert’s mission to help young victims through her Las Vegas-based... read more

Sex Slaves: Vegas Escorts

Sex Slaves: Vegas Escorts

06/26/15 01:35PM

MSNBC returns to Las Vegas, this time taking a hard look at the escorts services which prevail in Sin City.  “Sex Slaves: Vegas Escorts” premieres Sunday June 28th at 10pm ET. watch

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