Weekend: Chance of Precipitation: Fri: 50% / Sat: 60% / Sun: 20%.
Video: California college makes LGBT history
Out There: In this week's LGBT wrap-up, country singer and LGBT activist Chely Wright joins Thomas Roberts to discuss the partner of a deceased vet, who has filed suit against the VA over retroactive spousal benefits; how one colleges admissions policy has made history; the coming out of a former Miss Spain and a wrap-up of the Seventh Circuit's marriage hearing. Wright also discusses why she turned to Kickstarter to help fund her new album.(msnbc quick cuts)
Video: Harsh criticism for no strategy comments
Great Britain took the extraordinary step of raising its terror threat level in response to a real and serious ISIS threat, just as Pres. Obama is getting hammered for his comments on ISIS. NBCs Kristen Welker reports from the White House and Joy Reid discusses with Mother Jones David Corn. Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul joins to discuss Russia support for separatists in Ukraine.(The Reid Report)
Video: Peter Alexander runs the 40
Video: Chuck Todd says goodbye to TDR
Video: UK raises terror threat level
Video: Alison Lundergan Grimes to chat with Lawrence
Video: McDonnell trial heads to closing arguments
Video: Rev. Al Sharpton gives style advice to Obama
Video: 'We need to examine our own biases'
Video: Getting America's priorities straight