Five decades after John F. Kennedy visited the Brandenburg Gate, President Obama will address U.S.-Germany relations in the same historic location. The President recently wrapped up a trip to Northern Ireland where he attended the G-8 summit. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
BERLIN (Reuters) - In the city where John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan gave defiant Cold War speeches, President Barack Obama will call on Wednesday for a renewed spirit of activism by the West in tackling 21st century challenges from nuclear proliferation to climate change. Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has not committed to a run for president in 2016 but on Tuesday she picked up an endorsement from Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill, who announced she is supporting a group encouraging Clinton to run for the White House again. Full story
Straighten your tie on air; Pres. Obama defends NSA intelligence gathering; Miss Utah says “create education better”; Bill O’Reilly makes fun of everybody – just ask him; and there’s no pleasing Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham on Syria in today’s “Top Lines.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. lawmakers with antitrust oversight have urged the Obama administration to carefully review a planned merger of American Airlines <AAMRQ.PK> and US Airways Group <LCC.N> to ensure that it will not lead to higher prices for air travelers. Full story
Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., and MSNBC host Karen Finney (“Disrupt”) debate whether President Obama is right, that checks and balances protect us from NSA overreach, and whether it’s appropriate to invoke Nazi Germany and North Korea in the debate over intelligence gathering.
NBC’s Mark Murray and Domenico Montanaro discuss President Obama’s overseas trip, as well as the House taking up an abortion ban, Vice President Biden talking about executive action on guns, as well as the latest on immigration reform.
As President Obama addresses comparisons made between him and Vice President Cheney on spying issues, Maria Teresa Kumar and Jonathan Capehart join Rev. Sharpton to discuss their differences.
As members of the right-wing media attack President Obama for his upcoming trip to Africa, Rev. Sharpton calls them out for their double standard.
After paying a visit to the G-8 Summit in Ireland, President Obama arrives in Berlin in the wake of the NSA surveillance program Congressional briefings. NBC White House Correspondent Peter Alexander and Politico’s Josh Gerstein join MSNBC’s The Cycle to talk about the luke-warm European welcome for
Members of Senegalese civic movement Y En A Marre, or "We're fed up", meet at their office in Dakar June 18, 2013. Y En A Marre led street protests last year against former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade, and one of its founding members Fadel Barro (in blue shirt, against wall) said the group i
Air Force One taxis on the runway after the arrival of U.S. President Barack Obama at Tegel airport in Berlin June 18, 2013. Obama's first presidential visit to Berlin comes nearly 50 years to the day after John F. Kennedy landed in a divided Berlin at the height of the Cold War and told encircled w
Bystanders watch as the motorcade with U.S. President Barack Obama drives past after his arrival in Berlin June 18, 2013. Obama's first presidential visit to Berlin comes nearly 50 years to the day after John F. Kennedy landed in a divided Berlin at the height of the Cold War and told encircled west