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Why we need to change the narrative on refugees

Christiane Amanpour talks to the authors of "Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System," Paul Collier and Alexander Betts.

AP Exclusive: Iowa regulator keeps busy private…

A top Iowa regulator has maintained a busy and profitable private law practice even as she's been responsible for complex matters such as the Dakota Access pipeline and renewable energy policy

Convenience store magnate, governor candidate…

A convenience store magnate who twice ran for governor of Massachusetts has died at age 67

Tribes' battle over Dakota Access pipeline not…

American Indian tribes fighting the Dakota Access pipeline say the pumping of oil into the pipe under their water source is a blow, but doesn't end their legal battle

Unleash Reagan-era approach to check Iranian…

Mark Dubowitz, executive director of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, explains

Exclusive: Deserter explains why he wants out of…

Exclusive: British man says he traveled to Syria to fight with Islamic State wants to come home, even if it means going to prison

Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul…

Amnesty International says a recent spike in civilian casualties in the Iraqi city of Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent deaths among non-combatants as it battles the Islamic State group

Man hailed as hero in Kansas bar shooting honored with $100K

A man wounded last month while trying to intervene in an apparently racially motivated shooting at a suburban Kansas City bar has been honored with a $100,000 check

Samsung store catches fire -- right before Galaxy…

What timing. Samsung deals with a fire incident at a Singapore retail store, on the eve of unveiling its next top smartphone.

'Same pain as passing of Mandela'

Nelson Mandela's ex-wife has paid tribute to the South African anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada, who has died aged 87.

The New York Times: How Putin Keeps Protesters at…

From The New York Times: The largest protests in several years broke out across Russia over the weekend and scores were beaten and arrested by the police. Here's President Vladimir V. Putin’s go-to tactics for clamping down on dissenters. By MARK SCHEFFLER and ELSA BUTLER.

Little Girl Mistakes This Water Heater As A Robot

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New book considers the life and legacy of Nixon

Author John Farrell joins Morning Joe to discuss his book 'Richard Nixon: The Life.'

Matthews: Not tweeting means not having to say…

Chris discusses the mess President Trump has gotten himself into with his claim President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.

Lee: Walking Away From Health Bill After 17 Days…

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) tells Chuck Todd that devoting 17 days to the GOP healthcare bill and then walking away from it makes no sense.

Holy Cow! Extremely Rare Calf Born in Indiana

An extremely rare calf was born at Conner Prairie in Indiana. Amanda Kabbabe (@kabbaber) explains what's so special about this cow.

Arkansas lawmaker: Online taxes bill dead for the session

A proposal to force online retailers to collect Arkansas sales taxes has failed again before a House committee, prompting a lawmaker sponsoring the bill to declare the issue dead for this year's legislative session

Home confinement: Ex-sheriff took drugs from police storage

A former West Virginia sheriff who acknowledged a methamphetamine addiction and taking drugs from a police storage area has been sentenced to up to 10 years of home confinement

Surviving on black tea in drought stricken…

Displaced families from the breakaway Somali region of Somaliland face starvation after an acute drought killed their livestock. Rosanna Philpott reports.

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance…

President Donald Trump is proposing immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, can cover the down payment on the border wall

AP Exclusive: Lottery manager still on job after…

A private company hired to manage the Illinois lottery remains on the job more than two years after the state first moved to fire it for missing sales goals, and the firm is now able to collect more in fees than under its original contract

The US Will Battle Climate Change Without…

The federal government has rolled back climate-friendly policy — but climate-friendly policy doesn't always need the federal government's help.

Mindy Kaling disses senator, gets date

What started out as a diss on Hulu series "The Mindy Project" may lead to a dinner date between the show's actress Mindy Kaling and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker.