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Scenes from Ground Zero

05/02/11 01:24PM

After President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden last night, we took a trip down to Ground Zero to see the reaction from the crowds. Here are some photos from last night. Video is on its way!  read more

Osama Bin Laden

Osama Bin Laden is Dead

05/01/11 11:15PM

 BREAKING NEWS: President Obama is about to make a statement at the White House to announce that Osama Bin Laden is dead. Tune into msnbc for more details and for the President's speech.Update @ 11:35 PM: President Obama announced Osama Bin Laden is dead. POTUS said he ordered military operation this morning. Soldiers shot and killed Bin Laden during firefight in Pakistan. read more

Why we need government

Why we need government

04/29/11 08:00PM

The outbreak of southern storms is now the deadliest since 1932. Why we still need the government for these disasters and a whole lot more with Rep. Terri... watch

Playing the Trump card

Playing the Trump card

04/29/11 08:00PM

Donald Trump likes to disagree with a lot of people. Even Donald Trump. We look at the contradictions and the nonsense with political analyst Jon Ralston. watch

'Nerd Prom' preview

'Nerd Prom' preview

04/29/11 08:00PM

SNL head writer Seth Meyers will be following Pres. Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday. MSNBC Political Analyst Jonathan Alter joins... watch

The royal wedding

The royal wedding

04/29/11 08:00PM

William and Kate are now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Here’s a look at the wedding, the hats, and the comparisons to the last royal wedding when... watch

Obama tours tornado zone in Alabama

04/29/11 06:59PM

Earlier today, President Obama met with Alabama Governor Robert Bentley as he toured the state. "This is something I don't think anyone has seen before," the president said during his trip. In Alabama alone, at least a million homes and businesses are without power. The death toll has now reached at least 319 across seven states making this the deadliest outbreak of tornadoes this country has seen since 1932. At least one of the storms, a 205 MPH twister in Smithville, Mississippi, has now been classified as an EF-5 storm - the National Weather Service's most severe ranking for a tornado. read more

"Trump" has new demands

04/29/11 06:46PM

Jimmy Fallon has had a lot of fun recently making fun of Donald Trump... last night donning a wig and doing a pretty spot-on impression asking President Obama to open his wallet and show us, among other things, his Starbucks card. read more

First Word: April 29, 2011

04/29/11 03:48PM

Here's a look at stories we're following right now. What headlines are you clicking on?President Obama visited Alabama earlier today to tour wreckage of the deadly tornadoes.The death toll from Wednesday's storms in the Southeast has now topped 300.Prince William and Catherine Middleton are married! After the ceremony this morning in Westminster Abbey, the two are now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.Today's Endeavour shuttle launch was scrubbed because of a problem with a heater in one of the shuttle's auxiliary units.Donald Trump spoke in Las Vegas yesterday and dropped multiple F-bombs. read more

"Last Word" girls watching the wedding!

Here Comes THE Bride....

04/29/11 05:58AM

Good morning! We are up live-tweeting the Royal Wedding! We're taking a break from budget talks, debt ceiling debates, crazy state representatives, and frankly anything to do with Donald Trump to enjoy this beautiful event. Follow us @TheLastWord and leave us a comment on how you're celebrating the wedding. Also, make sure to tune into the show tonight at 8P ET where we will focus on other news of the day. - Casey, Clare and Danielle.  read more

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