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Fla. child porn suspect allowed to travel

Six years ago, a computer technician alerted Kenneth City police to a customer's graphic images of sexually exploited boys.Full story

Americans secret security clearances under fire

  An NBC investigation found that there are nearly 1.4 million people hold secret security clearance in America and that more than a third of those clearances are held by contractors. Retired U-S Army Caption and author Wes Moore, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Jared B

After the NSA leak, what’s next for national security?

  The man behind the bombshell of surveillance secrets is now both officially out of a job and at the center of an international manhunt. All the while lawmakers seek to answer one very important question: should intelligence work be outsourced to independent contractors? Ed Pilkington, chief U.S. rep

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  Will GOP Senators filibuster new gun-control legislation?

Politico Playbook: "Sens. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and Mike Lee are threatening to filibuster gun-control legislation, according to a letter they plan to hand-deliver to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's office on Tuesday," Politico's Jonathan Allen writes. Mike Allen joins Morning Joe to discuss.

  Obama sees opportunity in speech as springboard

Sen. Sherrod Brown talks with Rachel Maddow about the State of the Union speech as a political tool and how President Obama can use the address to maximum political effect.

  The dynamic duo: Obama and Clinton's first joint interview

During their first joint interview, President Obama and Secretary Clinton talk about how they were able to turn a bitter primary battle into a friendship. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell talks with Politico's Jonathan Allen and former Hillary Clinton spokeswoman, Karen Finney, about Hillary Clinton's 201

  Teaching his girlfriend to read again

A heartwarming photo of an elderly man patiently reviewing alphabet flashcards with his girlfriend went viral, and NBC News tracked down the couple to find out more. What they discovered was a long-time love, undeterred by life’s unexpected challenges. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.

  Viral portrait of love: Man teaches girlfriend after stroke

A photo showing a man trying to teach a woman the alphabet recently became an Internet sensation as hundreds of thousands of people wondered about the back story. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren talks to John Allen, who is seen in the photo teaching his girlfriend, Linda, how to read after she suffered brain

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