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A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

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ABC News (US)

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A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

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English


Episodes

All Aboard for Shutting Down the Rail Strike

11/30/2022
Facing a potential nationwide strike, a bipartisan group of lawmakers prepares to force rail employees to work. Chinese leaders double down on a "Zero COVID" strategy despite widespread protests. And police departments across the country are finding themselves short on cops. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:05

Houston's Troubled Waters

11/29/2022
After a power outage at water treatment facilities, Houston tells 2 million residents to boil their water. Hawaii's largest volcano begins to erupt after decades of quiet. And millions of student loan borrowers are confused about when they'll have to resume payments. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:42

China Protests Go Viral

11/28/2022
As COVID cases explode in cities around China, mass protests cast doubt on whether the government can return to "Zero COVID." Republican leaders respond to revelations that former President Trump dined with a white nationalist. And Black Friday spending shatters records. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:46

Buy Now Pay Later: It’s More Complicated Than You Think

11/25/2022
On this Black Friday, we want to take a look at not what Americans are buying, but how they're paying for it. Producer Iru Ekpunobi takes a look at the growth of ‘Buy Now Pay Later' services among disillusioned Gen-Z shoppers and what a rise in installment payments can tell us about the current state of the consumer economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:21:49

Airlines’ Thanksgiving Plans: We’re Full

11/23/2022
As Americans pile into cars and planes for the holidays, travel costs are surging. The Supreme Court says former President Trump's tax returns must be turned over to Congress. And Native Americans await a ruling on a longstanding policy that keeps indigenous foster children among tribal families. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:36

Colorado Club Attack: The Hate Crimes Probe

11/22/2022
The suspect accused of opening fire on an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs faces murder and hate crime charges. The risk of a rail strike during the holidays is rising after a major union rejects a deal. And RSV is hospitalizing adults at the highest rate in nearly a decade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:24

The Shooting at Club Q

11/21/2022
A gunman opens fire on a drag show in Colorado Springs, as rhetoric heightens over LGBTQ issues. Attorney General Merrick Garland names a special counsel in investigations surrounding former President Trump. And the World Cup begins in Qatar despite criticism over the country's human rights record. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:15

BONUS EPISODE: Sentenced

11/18/2022
In a special bonus episode of "The Dropout: Elizabeth Holmes on Trial," we break down what happened during Holmes' sentencing hearing and what is next for the once-lauded Theranos founder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:10

BONUS EPISODE: Sentenced

11/18/2022
In a special bonus episode of "The Dropout: Elizabeth Holmes on Trial," we break down what happened during Holme's sentencing hearing and what is next for the one lauded Theranos founder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:26

House Cleaning: Pelosi Passes the Torch

11/18/2022
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces she will step down from Democratic leadership. A Dutch court convicts three men in the missile strike of a passenger airline over Ukraine. And a Ticketmaster debacle prompts tears from Taylor Swift fans...and antitrust claims from critics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:34

Senate on Protecting Same-Sex Marriage: I Do

11/17/2022
In the Senate, 50 Democrats and 12 Republicans vote to codify same-sex marriage in federal law. Amazon joins other tech companies laying off thousands. And police in an Idaho college town try to keep residents calm as a murderer remains at large. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:35

He's Running.

11/16/2022
Former President Donald Trump announces he will seek another term in the White House. Congressional Republicans jockey for leadership as the party tries to turn the page. And missiles land in Poland, sparking concerns about a possible conflict between Russia and NATO. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:59

What We Know About the UVA Shooting

11/15/2022
A former football player at the University of Virginia is arrested after allegedly opening fire on his fellow students. President Biden's student loan plan is placed on hold by courts. And the nonprofit SafeSport turns on a woman claiming harassment after she passes along documents they deemed classified. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:35

Democrats Hold the Senate

11/14/2022
With victories in Arizona and Nevada, Democrats secure a crucial 50th vote in the Senate. Russian troops withdraw from Kherson. And a Twitter employee who helped moderate content is laid off, only to be harassed herself. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:24

Late to the Majority Party

11/11/2022
With every "ballot drop," Senate races in Arizona and Nevada tighten. Inflation rose in October, but at a slower pace than expected. And President Biden prepares to speak at COP27. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:38

Midterm Update: Stressed in the West

11/10/2022
More races have been decided, but slow counts in Nevada and Arizona leave Congress hanging in the balance. Allies of former President Trump express concern over a possible presidential run. And statewide measures encourage abortion rights advocates. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:03

Wave or Ripple? Tight Race to Control Congress

11/9/2022
With several races still too close to project, it's unclear whether Republicans or Democrats have the votes they need for control of Congress. In a special edition of Start Here, Brad asks the team what we've learned so far, and what comes next. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:59

The Only Poll That Matters

11/8/2022
It's Election Day! Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl breaks down the stakes of the 2022 midterms. ABC's campaign "embeds" recount their most formative conversations with voters. And an indigenous delegate presses for the US government to make good on a treaty that would give the Cherokee Nation representation in Congress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:35

Your Midterm Election Primer

11/7/2022
With hours until polls open, FiveThirtyEight's Galen Druke explains what he's looking for on election night. Sources say Donald Trump is planning to announce a new candidacy for president in the days following the midterms. And thousands of women are looking elsewhere for abortions -- sometimes by ordering medications from abroad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:29:40

Kim Jong Un's Trigger-Happy Missile Strategy

11/4/2022
North Korea has fired at least 30 missiles in recent days, including an intercontinental ballistic missile. Florida's medical board could ban gender-affirming care for transgender people under 18. And more families are struggling with teens addicted to sports betting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:21