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Steve Kornacki: What we learned from Tuesday's primaries

Steve Kornacki: What we learned from Tuesday's primaries

Steve Kornacki, MSNBC political correspondent, talks with Rachel Maddow about the results, including some surprises, of primary elections in some key states like Georgia and Kentucky.
Man injured by 'lava bomb' in Hawaii says he could have been killed

Man injured by 'lava bomb' in Hawaii says he could have been killed

Darryl Clinton was protecting a neighbor's home from fires cause by eruptions when he was struck by a "lava bomb" that shattered his leg.
Abrams wins Georgia primary in bid to become 1st black female governor

Abrams wins Georgia primary in bid to become 1st black female governor

And in a stunning upset in Kentucky, a high school math teacher ousted one of the state's most powerful politicians after a wave of protests to education cuts.

Trump weaponizes 'deep state' to investigate his investigators

The president, experts say, is acting within his legal rights, and outside the bounds of normal presidential behavior.
Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Supporters of the measure argued that people had a right to try experimental procedures, while critics said giving people access to untested drugs was dangerous.
Professors demand USC president resign in sex abuse scandal

Professors demand USC president resign in sex abuse scandal

Multiple lawsuits allege inappropriate touching and remarks by a doctor who was paid to leave campus last year.
Michael Cohen's business partner agrees to cooperate with the government

Michael Cohen's business partner agrees to cooperate with the government

Evgeny Freidman, a longtime associate of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, will cooperate with state or federal investigators as part of a plea deal, say sources
Congress approves rollback of Dodd-Frank bank rules

Congress approves rollback of Dodd-Frank bank rules

The bill eases restrictions enacted after the financial meltdown in 2008 on all but the largest banks. President Donald Trump is expected to sign it into law.
Avenatti's law firm hit with $10 million judgment

Avenatti's law firm hit with $10 million judgment

Stormy Daniels' lawyer said the case has nothing to do with his representation of the adult film star or him personally.
The spy capital of the world appears to support Putin, worrying intel experts

The spy capital of the world appears to support Putin, worrying intel experts

A pro-Moscow party is responsible for Austria's intelligence services, raising fears that Western secrets might be leaked to Vladimir Putin's government.
Pakistani man: I thought my daughter would be safe in Santa Fe

Pakistani man: I thought my daughter would be safe in Santa Fe

Abdul Aziz Sheikh, father of exchange student Sabika Sheikh, says he thought his daughter would be safer in America than in Pakistan.

DHS Secretary Nielsen 'not aware' of intel report on Russian meddling in election

She spoke to reporters after briefing House members on election security efforts.
Is the octopus an alien?

Is the octopus an alien?

The octopus certainly does look strange, with bugged-out eyes, suction-cup tentacles, and the ability to change color for camouflage. But a new paper in a peer-reviewed scientific journal posits that

Paul Ryan shrugs off suggestions of an early leadership exit

Following a member rebellion on immigration, the House speaker pushed back Tuesday at critics questioning his decision to hold on to the gavel ahead of his planned retirement.
Parkland marched against guns. Santa Fe feels differently.

Parkland marched against guns. Santa Fe feels differently.

Santa Fe residents still largely associate guns with hunting and family traditions, not mass shootings.
Pruitt bars media from EPA summit, guards push reporter out of building

Pruitt bars media from EPA summit, guards push reporter out of building

The journalist said she was grabbed by the shoulders and shoved outside. The EPA said there was no room but later reversed course and let the reporters in.
Rev. Michael Curry: I could see the 'quiet British amens'

Rev. Michael Curry: I could see the 'quiet British amens'

The American bishop who presided over the royal wedding reveals his initial nerves and his first thoughts after delivering the groundbreaking sermon.
What is the multiverse?

What is the multiverse?

Is our universe one of a kind — or, as some scientists argue, one of an infinity of universes?
Woman who claims affair with Missouri Governor speaks out

Woman who claims affair with Missouri Governor speaks out

'The only ethical thing I felt I could do is to tell the truth,' the unidentified woman said.
Interior Dept. moves to allow Alaska bear hunting with doughnuts, bacon

Interior Dept. moves to allow Alaska bear hunting with doughnuts, bacon

These and other hunting methods — condemned as cruel by wildlife protection advocates — had been outlawed on federal lands in 2015 under Obama.