Best of: MSNBC original videos of 2015

From a look into the woman who’s kept two years worth of trash in a single mason jar to the 21 kids and teenagers suing the Executive Branch of the government over its inaction on climate change, catch up on the most popular original videos produced by MSNBC in 2015. 

When people learn Lauren Singer has kept two years worth of her trash in a single mason jar, they only want to know how she disposes of condoms and feminine hygiene products. So what does she do with her unmentionables?

Oak Flat—once part of an Apache reservation—is considered sacred space by the local tribe but it was awarded to a mining company through a defense bill in 2014 and will be completely destroyed. Now the tribe has occupied the land and refuses to leave, claiming their freedom of religion is being infringed upon.

Twenty-one kids and teenagers between the ages of 8 and 19 are suing the Executive Branch of the government over its inaction on climate change. The non-profit “Our Children’s Trust” filed the lawsuit on behalf of the children on August 12, 2015.

Tony immigrated alone to Chicago in 1997 to better his family, building a home and sending his kids to university back in Mexico while living frugally. He hasn’t seen his family in person for five years–until now.

After 52 years together and at one point legally adopting each other as father and son, Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur were finally able to tie the knot. Produced with Upworthy.

In the days after an unarmed Mexican migrant, Antonio Zambrano-Montes, was shot to death for throwing rocks at cars and officers in Pasco, Washington, the largely Latino community protests while police chief Robert Metzger is unable to define the department’s policy for adequate use of force.

2015 Year in Review

Best of: MSNBC original videos of 2015