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ABC News' award-winning news magazine program, taking you beyond the headlines of today's stories and trends.

ABC News' award-winning news magazine program, taking you beyond the headlines of today's stories and trends.

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ABC News (US)

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ABC News' award-winning news magazine program, taking you beyond the headlines of today's stories and trends.

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English


Episodes

COVID-19: boosters, divorce, and a mental health crisis

10/22/2021
The mental health crisis kids face as the world weathers the pandemic and other factors including divorce. Mixing and matching COVID-19 boosters. Supply chain problems, NFL's race norming settlement, the Dave Chappelle controversy, stigmitizing Spanglish, and celebrating the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial.

Duration:00:37:43

Union workers say enough, walk off the jobs

10/15/2021
Across the country .union workers are saying enough and thousands of them are walking the picket line. How did we get to be so divided? A new book looks for the answers. You've heard of the migrant crisis on our border, but what about the one unfolding in Eastern Europe? And, Captain Kirk goes to space!

Duration:00:37:54

Profit over People

10/8/2021
A Facebook whistleblower testifies in front of the Senate; What caused a massive oil spill off the coast of California?; The childcare crisis across the country and what is being done to end it; A strike at Kelloggs and a threat of a strike in Hollywood; Plus, we introduce you to the only American female Chess Grandmaster. All on Perspective!

Duration:00:41:10

A Big Mac and a vaccine

10/1/2021
A look at a new ABC News report in partnership with ABC television stations outlining racial inequities across the country. You want a vaccine with that Big Mac? How one woman is vaccinating her community in Chicago; Facebook gets grilled over instagram, President Obama breaks ground on his presidential library. Plus, Britney Spears gets closer to freedom.

Duration:00:43:51

Full Episode: Friday, September 24, 2021

9/24/2021
Missing white girl syndrome in the disappearance of Gabby Petito. Latin and Hispanic representation in film. The influenza and COVID-19 pandemics and the United States' grim milestone. Haitian migrants crowd the southern border. The right to repair and small businesses thriving through the pandemic. MeToo's founder speaks out on her own experience and uplifting others. The story of a legendary National Park Ranger and the return of Broadway.

Duration:00:37:47

Full Episode: Friday, September 17, 2021

9/17/2021
California recall. Testimony of Larry Nassar victims. Instagram's negative impact on teenage girls. Social media aiding the fight to end homelessness. The latest updates from Apple. Civilian space travel from the perspective of a NASA astronaut. Breaking racial barriers in NASCAR. Canceling Oktoberfest. A Hurricane Nicholas prankster.

Duration:00:37:48

Full Episode: Friday, September 10, 2021

9/10/2021
20 years since 9/11. President Biden and vaccines. Mental health and social media abuse in professional tennis. Amy Klobuchar opens up about beating breast cancer. Robert E. Lee statue comes down. California's recall election. The American ice cream boom.

Duration:00:37:47

Full Episode: Friday, September 3, 2021

9/3/2021
Texas abortion law. Afghan refugee pilots. Living with HIV. The trial of Elizabeth Holmes and new episodes of the hit podcast "The Dropout." Climate change and saildrones. Cybersecurity summit and pledges from big tech. The McFlurry machine investigation.

Duration:00:37:57

Full Episode: Friday, August 27, 2021

8/27/2021
Chaos in Kabul: what it was like on the ground when an attack rocked Hamid Karzai International Airport and a look at where Afghan refugees will end up. A pediatrician opens up about the safety of getting the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant. The snake oil coronavirus remedy with dangerous side effects. A lawsuit could derail the manufacturing of a popular handgun and a personal perspective on the medical benefits of MDMA. Plus, remembering iconic drummer Chris Watts.

Duration:00:38:20

Full Episode: Friday, August 20, 2021

8/20/2021
The Taliban takeover in Afghanistan: getting Americans home safely and highlighting security concerns in the future. Destruction in Haiti after another devastating earthquake. A children's hospital doctor outlines the risks for kids and COVID-19. Remembering a dark day in space travel history, and meeting the walrus terrorizing boats in Ireland, and the dire message he could be sending to humanity.

Duration:00:37:39

Full Episode: Friday, August 13, 2021

8/13/2021
The Taliban blitz in Afghanistan. The UN's damning report on climate change and massive wildfires in Siberia. Andrew Cuomo steps down and the Senate votes on infrastructure. The concern over clean water in the US. The debate over masks and vaccines. Previewing Season 2 of the podcast "Have You Seen This Man?"

Duration:00:38:00

Full Episode: Friday, August 6, 2021

8/6/2021
The spread of the Delta variant. Masks in schools and on planes, leading to heated debates. The results of the investigation into NY governor Andrew Cuomo. HIPAA rights, explained. Unemployment at seaside businesses. Recapping the Olympics, and shaking up the soccer world with the departure of Lionel Messi from Barcelona.

Duration:00:37:51

Full Episode: Friday, August 6, 2021

8/6/2021
The spread of the Delta variant. Masks in schools and on planes, leading to heated debates. The results of the investigation into NY governor Andrew Cuomo. HIPAA rights, explained. Unemployment at seaside businesses. Recapping the Olympics, and shaking up the soccer world with the departure of Lionel Messi from Barcelona.

Duration:00:37:52

Full Episode: Friday, July 30, 2021

7/30/2021
The damning effect the pandemic has had on education nationwide. The economy is at pre-pandemic levels, but some groups still feel left behind. Where America stands post-January 6th after emotional testimony on Capitol Hill. Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from competition and what it means for athletes going forward. A police ride along and revealing statistics about gun violence in America. We also look back on the Harlem Cultural Festival and remember famed pitchman Ron Popeil.

Duration:00:37:48

Full Episode: Friday, July 23, 2021

7/23/2021
The Delta variant surges in several states including California, as well as overseas in Tokyo ahead of the Olympic Games. We examine how screen time is affecting children as they ready to return to class. We speak with former DNC head Donna Brazile about President Biden's first six months in office, and Judge Esther Salas a year after the murder of her son, Daniel. We also discuss climate change and the future of commercial space travel.

Duration:00:38:53

Full Episode: Friday, July 16, 2021

7/16/2021
Tennessee doctor says she was fired for encouraging teens to get the COVID-19 vaccine--she speaks with ABC News. Cases on the rise. On the ground in Tokyo ahead of the Olympic Games. Why it's hard for men to talk about infertility. The return of the Cannes Film Festival. 50 years of "American Pie."

Duration:00:37:53

Full Episode: Friday, July 9, 2021

7/9/2021
No fans at the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Tropical Storm Elsa and the Florida condo collapse. The assassination of Haiti's president. The battle over critical race theory. Naya Rivera's family remembers her life one year after her death. America's newest National Park. The work-home-office and your finances. Inmates turned entrepreneurs.

Duration:00:37:55

Full Episode: Friday, July 2, 2021

7/2/2021
The Trump organization and its longtime CFO face legal trouble. Bill Cosby released from prison. The technology behind the Surfside rescue operation. The dangers of US troops leaving Afghanistan. A ride along with Oakland police. Examining THC levels in legal marijuana shops. A flight pioneer heads to space and breaks the gender barrier. And Alexa bothers Alexa.

Duration:00:38:49

Full Episode: Friday, June 25, 2021

6/25/2021
Major Supreme Court rulings, inflation, and gun violence in the United States. We also talk about Eurovision's impact on the LGBTQ+ community, an Olympic athlete's mental health battle, and more LGBTQ+ history in sports.

Duration:00:38:31

Full Episode: Friday, June 18, 2021

6/18/2021
Juneteenth becomes a federal holiday--we tell the story of two black women who are literally building America. Rachel Scott discusses the moment she confronted Vladimir Putin on the world stage. Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses a potential vaccine for HIV. We also discuss the Italian monarchy, cicadas, and saving the monarch butterfly.

Duration:00:37:47