Latest Search for survivors underway in CA fire 2016-12-03T17:00:17.000000Z A huge fire broke out overnight at a warehouse party in Oakland, California. NBC's Steve Patterson reports. Live streaming will resume 2016-12-03T16:05:38.000000Z Stay tuned for more live coverage. SC police killing jury in deadlock 2016-12-03T13:24:32.000000Z The jury that spent over 16 hours deliberating in the trial of a police officer charged with gunning down an unarmed African American is in a deadlock. Trial attorney, Debbie Hines, talks to MSNBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin about this. America has a new favorite poet 2016-12-03T03:53:55.000000Z On #GivingTuesday, we met KIND Fund scholarship recipient Joyce Chisale, who is a poet and wants to be a doctor. Lawrence shares some of his favorite reactions to her poem “Little by Little” and explains what Joyce teaches all of us. Can Gen. “Mad Dog” Mattis be confirmed? 2016-12-03T03:30:10.000000Z It is against the law for a Secretary of Defense to have served in the military in the previous seven years, but Gen. James Mattis only retired three years ago. Jeremy Bash and Phyllis Bennis join Lawrence to discuss whether Mattis should be confirmed. Trump breaks U.S. protocol 2016-12-03T03:24:31.000000Z Donald Trump has broken nearly 40 years of foreign policy precedent by taking a phone call from the president of Taiwan, possibly doing irreparable harm to the United States' relationship with China. Lawrence discusses the fallout with James Fallows. Trump vulnerable to lawsuits from competitors 2016-12-03T02:44:56.000000Z Lawrence Tribe, Constitutional law scholar at Harvard University, talks with Rachel Maddow about the possibility that companies competing against Donald Trump's business while he is president could sue him for having an unfair advantage. GOP sends Pence for valuable Senate seat push 2016-12-03T02:32:23.000000Z Rachel Maddow notes that Republicans are sending Vice president-elect Mike Pence to Louisiana to campaign for the GOP candidate in the run-off Senate election there while national Democrats don't appear to be mustering much effort. New legislators flip over office lottery 2016-12-03T02:25:32.000000Z Rachel Maddow reports on the superstitions and good-luck rituals that new members of Congress perform in the hopes of drawing a good number in the lottery for office space. Trump risks China rift with Taiwan call 2016-12-03T02:00:17.000000Z Senator Chris Murphy talks with Rachel Maddow about the complicated relationship between the U.S. and Taiwan and how Donald Trump's phone call with the Taiwanese president has upset 40 years of careful U.S.-China diplomacy.