The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University has announced its 24-member class of 2014. Full story
A new study published in The American Journal of Medicine finds marijuana smokers have better insulin control and smaller waists. MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell discusses the study with Dr. Murray Mittleman of the Harvard School of Public Health, one of the co-authors of the study.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University paid its top six in-house money managers $29.5 million in 2011, a 45 percent hike from the previous year that it said was due to the "exceptionally strong" returns on the school's endowment during that period. Full story
The Huffington Post’s Howard Fineman and NBC’s Kasie Hunt discuss the recent NRA convention, and the speeches given by the right wing’s darlings.
In her “Footnote” segment, Melissa Harris-Perry turns things over to an extraordinary spoken word artist, Bryonn Bain, who performs part of "Lyrics from Lockdown."
Gary Samore, executive director for Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, talks with Rachel Maddow about the difficult task of understanding intelligence from Syria about the use of chemical weapons and the military options available to the U.S.
Bill Forry, Managing Editor and publisher of the Dorchester Reporter, and Kevin Cullen, Boston Globe columnist, joined The Last Word to discuss how the community at large brought an end to one of the biggest manhunts in U.S. history.
According to the latest jobs report, the US economy added 88,000 jobs in March and the unemployment rate is at 7.6 percent. Martin Feldstein, Harvard University economics professor, offers his reaction.
Graduate Leland Shelton is congratulated as he is acknowledged by President Barack Obama during his 129th commencement ceremony address at Morehouse College Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Atlanta. After a difficult childhood Shelton graduating Phi Beta Kappa and is on his way to Harvard Law School.
Executive Chairman of Google Eric Schmidt gestures as he speaks at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts April 25, 2013. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi
A pedestrian walks through a late winter snow storm outside Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts February 29, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
A graduating student waits for the start of Harvard University's 358th Commencement Exercises in Cambridge, Massachusetts in this June 4, 2009 file photo. It has been nearly four years since the end of the worst U.S. economic downturn since the Great Depression, but the recovery has been too spotty