As we wait to hear from the Cleveland kidnapping victims, Rose Maura Lorre, a former kidnapping victim, and Marc Klaas, whose daughter was kidnapped at the age of 12, share their experiences with abduction. And FBI profiler Clint Van Zandt reveals... watch
Rev. Sharpton and NBC News reporter Craig Melvin talk to one of Ariel Castro’s friends, who says he was always a nice guy, and new details of a suicide note reveal some of how Ariel Castro’s mind might have worked. watch
President Obama traveled to Austin Thursday, kicking off the first in a series of trips highlighting his plan to help spur long-term job growth and innovation and not-so-subtly pressure Congress to pass his economic agenda.
In a speech to students at Manor New Tech High School, Obama acknowledged that economic growth has been insufficient in part because some of his proposals have been blocked for "political reasons," but reiterated his optimism and commitment to "keep on talking to members of Congress" to get meaningful legislation through. read more
As details begin to emerge of the decade-long captivity endured by Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight, and Gina DeJesus, many are beginning to ask what kept police from finding these women sooner.
Initial reports from neighbors, including the newly-minted hero who helped Berry escape, was that Ariel Castro showed no signs that he might be hiding, much less abusing, women in his home. Charles Ramsey told reporters he had "not a clue" that anything suspicious was happening at the nearby home. read more
Mississippi death row inmate Willie Manning may get another chance to see his case reviewed after the Mississippi Supreme Court grants a stay of his execution just hours before he was scheduled to die. watch
Ariel Castro’s neighbor Israel Lugo tells his story about calling the police, and Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Ohio, says there are a lot of questions that need to be answered before we fully understand what kept police from finding the Cleveland kidnapping... watch