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Nigerian women living in Kenya demonstrate to press for the release of Nigerian school girls kidnapped in nothern Nigeria by members of the Boko Haram, on May 16, 2014 in Nairobi.

Opinion: Nigerians need a new attitude

05/22/14 09:31AM

Nigeria suffers from widespread psychological trauma caused by dramatic levels of corruption, uncontained acts of terror, and some human rights abuses, despite its oil-rich economy. Typically, Nigerians have dealt with national trauma by using a coping mechanism called, "e go better," which one Nigerian writer describes as the constant prayer of most Nigerians. The people of Nigeria may need to stop "waiting for better." read more

Students take their seats for the diploma ceremony commencement exercises May 24, 2012.

America's college students are graduating more indebted than ever

05/22/14 09:14AM

As colleges across America prepare to award degrees in the coming weeks, commencement speakers can find much to celebrate about the Class of 2014. According to the Department of Education, the students graduating in recent weeks are part of the largest, most diverse cohort of college students in American history. That’s the good news. The bad - they’re also the most indebted. read more

Primaries bring a major win to the GOP

Primaries bring a major win to the GOP

05/21/14 04:03PM

Tuesday night’s primaries are being called a major win for Republicans, but a huge blow to the Tea Party. Washington Post reporter Robert Costa and MSNBC contributor and TheGrio.com political editor Perry Bacon join Joy Reid to discuss the outcome and... watch

Pres. Obama speaks out about VA scandal

Pres. Obama speaks out about VA scandal

05/21/14 04:01PM

For the first time, President Obama spoke out about the controversy surrounding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The president has since faced pointed attacks from some. Col. Jack Jacobs joins Joy Reid to discuss the latest surrounding  VA... watch

NFL lawsuit alleges players were given drugs

NFL lawsuit alleges players were given drugs

05/21/14 03:59PM

Eight former NFL players, including three members of the 1985 Super Bowl-winning Chicago Bears, claim that the NFL illegally dispensed painkillers to players. Randal Hill, a former NFL wide receiver, and attorney Mel Owens join The Reid Report to... watch

Obama to protect nearly 500,000 acres

Obama to protect nearly 500,000 acres

05/21/14 03:55PM

President Obama will sign a law protecting another national monument today, and nearly 500,000 acres in New Mexico. Joy Reid discuss what “federal land use” is in this context, and what the president’s latest move means to Cliven Bundy supporters. watch

Could Nunn be the one for Georgia?

Could Nunn be the one for Georgia?

05/19/14 07:28PM

Joy Reid previews her one-on-one interview with Michelle Nunn, who is running for U.S. Senate from the state of Georgia – a state which has never elected a female senator in its history. watch

How the Koch brothers went mainstream

How the Koch brothers went mainstream

05/19/14 03:19PM

The New York Times’ Nicholas Confessore talks about his new article, which details how a failed third-party vice-presidential run in 1980 turned into a powerful Republican funding machine, organized by Charles and David Koch. watch

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