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NC officer pleads not guilty in shooting case

NC officer pleads not guilty in shooting case

08/18/15 06:38PM

Closing arguments have ended in the trial of a North Carolina officer accused of shooting an unarmed man. Charlotte Police Officer Randall Kerrick has pleaded not guilty. Rev. Sharpton talks to legal analyst Eric Guster and Faith Jenkins for more. watch

Obama’s plan to combat methane emission

Obama’s plan to combat methane emission

08/18/15 06:16PM

On Tuesday, the Obama Administration proposed the first-ever nationwide rules aimed at reducing methane emissions. This is the president’s latest move to battle climate change. Rev. Sharpton sits down with the head of the EPA, Gina McCarthy for more. watch

New clues on Pres. Obama’s post-White House

New clues on Pres. Obama’s post-White House

08/17/15 06:47PM

So far, Pres. Obama has been pretty quiet about his post-White House plans, but today we’re getting a look behind the scenes. Rev. Sharpton talks to Allan Lichtman about a “New York Times” report that may shed light on what Pres. Obama has planned. watch

Trump on immigration: ‘They have to go’

Donald Trump on immigration: Deport them all

08/17/15 06:00PM

Donald Trump is making big headlines over his stance on immigration. Now he says babies born in the U.S. shouldn’t automatically be American citizens. Rev. Sharpton talks to Joan Walsh and Henry Fernandez for more on Trump’s "deport them all’"philosophy. watch

The fight for voting rights in Texas

The fight for voting rights in Texas

08/14/15 06:47PM

Right now a federal court is reviewing the Texas voter ID law that was struck down by an appeals court last week. It was a huge win for voting rights groups and now we’re learning that law may prove to be the difference in at least one election already. watch

The US and Cuba restore a relationship

The US and Cuba restore a relationship

08/14/15 06:16PM

Friday was a historic day for the Obama Administration and Cuba. The US reopened its embassy there for the first time in more than 50 years. Rev. Sharpton talks to Ryan Grim and Joe Madison for more on this big day. watch

NY police union tries to shame homeless

NY police union tries to shame homeless

08/13/15 06:47PM

A police union in New York has launched a social media campaign asking officers to take pictures of the homeless and post them online, shaming the less fortunate. Shouldn’t we try to help the homeless instead of shaming them? Joel Berg has more. watch

How will Donald Trump do at the ‘Soap Box?’

How will Donald Trump do at the ‘Soap Box?’

08/13/15 06:34PM

The Iowa State Fair just kicked off. One by one, presidential candidates will step up and talk to voters. But considering Donald Trump’s flashy style, how will his knack for flare go over with Iowans? David Yepsen and Dave Weigel weigh in. watch

Justice Files: OH jail death & SC teen death

Justice Files: OH jail death & SC teen death

08/13/15 06:17PM

Rev. Sharpton talks to his Justice Files experts Midwin Charles and Eric Guster about new developments in the case of Ralkina Jones. Was she improperly medicated? Then, they discuss new developments in the police-involved shooting of Zachary Hammond. watch

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