The parents of U.S. journalist Austin Tice, kidnapped two and a half years ago in Syria, said Wednesday they have not heard directly from President Obama and described communications with the U.S. government as "exquisitely horrible."
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Bryan Stevenson, author of "Just Mercy," joins Alex Wagner to discuss a horrific aspect of America's complex relationship with race: The massive spate of lynchings that took place in the U.S. with alarming frequency throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. watch
2 years into his captivity, the parents of Austin Tice have launched a campaign to spread awareness of their missing son, who is believed to have been kidnapped in Syria. Marc and Debra Tice share their story with Alex Wagner. watch
A new smart TV can listen to your conversations and send your personal information to a third-party. Meanwhile, drones are being used for just about everything. Ben Labolt, Joy Reid and Judy Gold discuss. watch
Alabama officially became the 37th state to allow same-sex marriages. As couples line up in Birmingham and Montgomery to tie the knot, small town judges are openly refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. watch
A Maryland court has granted Adnan Syed, the subject of the popular podcast “Serial,” the right to appeal his murder conviction from 2000. Chris Hayes, Mike Pesca, and Seema Iyer join Alex Wagner to discuss the implications. watch
A record-breaking winter brings another wallop to the Northeast. The winter storm has dumped over a foot of snow in Boston since Saturday. Msnbc’s Adam Reiss checks in from one of Boston’s snow farms. watch
Katy Perry's lawyers are taking a bite out of a vendor selling "left shark" figurines. Meanwhile, Harvard has officially banned its teachers from having sex with students. Josh Barro, Seaton Smith, and Austan Goolsbee discuss. watch
According to Flashpoint intelligence, ISIS is claiming a U.S. hostage was killed in Jordanian airstrikes. NBC News' Keir Simmons reports on Jordan's response. Then, Ayman Mohyeldin, Evan Kohlmann and Michael O'Hanlon discuss attempts by ISIS to... watch
Just days after criticism for the ‘Downton Abbey’-inspired office décor, the office of Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) faces a more serious scandal: the resignation of Senior Policy Adviser Benjamin Cole over reports of racist Facebook posts. watch
A study from a Pentagon think tank theorizes that Vladimir Putin may have Asperger’s syndrome, writing, “His primary form of compensation is extreme control... reflected in his decision style and how he governs." watch
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