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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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ABC News (US)


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




The Fault in Our Bars: AT&T Goes Down

A sudden AT&T network outage leads to tens of thousands of customer complaints. Nikki Haley faces a double digit polling deficit ahead of Saturday’s South Carolina primary. And President Biden considers using executive action to implement stricter migration rules. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Dark Side of the Moon Landing

Odysseus, the moon lander produced by the Texas company Intuitive Machines, prepares to become the first commercially-produced spacecraft to land on the moon. A nonbinary student’s death rattles the LGBTQ+ community in Oklahoma. And Julian Assange makes a last-ditch effort to avoid extradition to the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Putin’s Power Play

In the wake of Alexei Navalny’s death, officials take stock of an emboldened Vladimir Putin. Capital One makes plans to buy Discover. And an Alabama court ruling rattles fertility and abortion groups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The World Takes Israel to Court

Israel is accused of violating international law for its occupation of the West Bank. Diabetes patients are becoming more likely to suffer an amputation, particularly in Black and brown communities. And an Air Canada customer fights for a refund after doing what the company’s AI-generated chatbot told him to do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Can Trump Pay His Court Debt?

In a historic ruling, former President Donald Trump will have to pay $355 million for fraud. Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of Vladimir Putin, is found dead in a Russian prison. And workers at the Eiffel Tower go on strike ahead of the Olympics in Paris. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Trump’s Prosecutor Takes the Stand

In a dramatic moment, Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis takes the stand to defend herself against accusations that she profited off a romantic relationship with a fellow prosecutor. The FBI arrests an informant cited in allegations against the Biden family. And Kansas City police say juveniles were both the victims and perpetrators of Wednesday’s parade shooting. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


How a Super Bowl Parade Turned Deadly

Gunfire at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade kills at least one and wounds more than twenty. A Republican congressman raises alarm about Russia’s space ambitions. And Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg talks to “Start Here” about airplane safety, President Biden, and new funding for airports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Mayorkas Impeached

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas becomes the second cabinet member in history to be impeached by the House. A Russian judge convicts an American in a case that had already concluded in Texas. And thousands of flight attendants hit the picket lines across the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Investigating a Megachurch Shooting

Houston Police reveal new details after a shooting at Lakewood Church. Israel faces backlash from a deadly hostage rescue operation. And the race to replace ousted Rep. George Santos in New York is tighter than either party would like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Israel, Ukraine Aid Advances

As former President Trump threatens NATO, the Senate moves one step closer to advancing a nearly $100 billion foreign aid package. Israel heads toward a ground invasion of Rafah. And the story behind a Super Bowl bet that caused confusion before the game even started. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


What to Know About the Biden Docs

Special Counsel Robert Hur admits President Biden shouldn’t be charged over retention of classified documents, but questions Biden’s motives and memory. The Supreme Court appears skeptical of Colorado’s decision to keep Donald Trump off the ballot. And lawmakers take a critical look at “parental reunification treatment.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


SCOTUS Hears Trump's Ballot Battle

The Supreme Court considers whether to add Donald Trump’s name back onto state ballots where it’s being removed. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismisses a Hamas ceasefire offer. And Maui marks six months since wildfires tore through Lahaina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


A Miscount Saves Mayorkas

House Republicans fall a vote short in their effort to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. The mother of a school shooter is convicted in connection to four deaths. And George Stephanopoulos breaks down his exclusive interview with Chris Christie on the GOP’s stance toward Donald Trump. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


How a Border Deal Backfired

House Republicans vow to tank a border bill that includes provisions they’ve championed for years. King Charles III gets a cancer diagnosis. And Dartmouth reinstates a requirement that applicants supply their SAT scores. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The US Strikes Back

The U.S. launches dozens of missiles into Iraq, Syria and Yemen. A storm leads to flash flooding, mudslides and power outages in California. And President Biden wins his first officially sanctioned Democratic primary of 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The US Prepares a Counterstrike

Sources say the U.S. is preparing a series of strikes in retaliation for a drone attack on servicemembers. Jennifer Crumbley takes the stand in a potentially precedent-setting case. And more men, insecure about their height, are seeking leg lengthening surgery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Flipping the Script on Drug Prices

For the first time in history, Medicare officials begin negotiating with pharma companies for lower prescription drug prices. Mark Zuckerberg faces angry parents on Capitol Hill. And a sea explorer says he’s found Amelia Earhart’s long-lost airplane. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Mind Your Business: Musk’s Brain Implant

Elon Musk announces his company, Neuralink, implanted a revolutionary technology in a human brain. The Arab world reacts to an Israeli raid on a hospital. And the DOJ is investigating Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., for potential misuse of funds. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


How Troops Missed a Deadly Drone

In a deadly case of mistaken identity, sources say American troops mistook an enemy drone for a friendly one. A judge sentences an ex-IRS contractor to five years in prison for leaking Donald Trump’s taxes. And a woman who killed her husband is released from prison due to a new law that relaxes penalties for domestic violence survivors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


US Troops Killed in Drone Attack

For the first time since the Israel-Hamas war began, a strike from an Iran-backed militant group claims the lives of American troops. House Republicans release impeachment articles to remove DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. And, as the WWE plans its future in streaming, a former employee outlines claims of sex trafficking against Vince McMahon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit