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A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke. Winner of the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation.

A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke. Winner of the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation.

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A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke. Winner of the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation.

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English


Episodes

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4/19/2021
Attorneys in the Derek Chauvin trial prepare for closing arguments, while Minneapolis prepares for a potential verdict. Authorities say the alleged gunman behind the killing of eight people in Indianapolis had already had a gun removed from his possession... but was able to buy two more anyway. And Vladimir Putin's most vocal critic is back on the brink of death, less than three months after returning to Russia.

Duration:00:27:22

'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 8

4/17/2021
Presenting the eighth episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (http://apple.co/ladybird), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3ukYgoq), or wherever you get your podcasts: https://bit.ly/3bBrdUK - It’s four in the morning when Lyndon wakes up Lady Bird to the news that Senator Robert Kennedy has been shot. This episode takes us through the tragic hours of vigil as the nation grapples with his death -- the third political...

Duration:00:43:57

'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 7

4/17/2021
Presenting the seventh episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (http://apple.co/ladybird), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3ukYgoq), or wherever you get your podcasts: https://bit.ly/3bBrdUK - Lyndon Johnson has been talking about escaping the presidency almost since the day he took office. But finally, on March 31, 1968, he stuns the nation with an announcement that he won’t seek reelection that fall. This episode...

Duration:00:39:43

Defense, Rested. Minneapolis, Restless.

4/16/2021
Minneapolis remains on edge as the defense rests its case in the Derek Chauvin murder trial. President Biden slaps tough sanctions on Russia - but still wants to meet face-to-face with Vladimir Putin. And as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine remains on pause in the US, Europe is having trouble getting any shots into people's arms.

Duration:00:25:54

One and...Done?

4/15/2021
With a no-decision from CDC advisors, a pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccines could last over a week. A Minnesota prosecutor charges officer Kimberly Potter with manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright. And intelligence officials point to China as the biggest threat to American security.

Duration:00:27:43

J&J: JK

4/14/2021
After a warning from the CDC and FDA, all fifty states have paused their distribution of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. President Biden announces that American troops are coming home from Afghanistan by September 11th. And activists say the resignation of a police officer who shot and killed a Minnesota man isn't enough.

Duration:00:28:29

Gun-Stunned

4/13/2021
A Minneapolis police officer says she "accidentally" fired a gun at Daunte Wright, instead of a Taser. Meanwhile, the defense prepares to call its own witnesses in the Derek Chauvin trial. And the US claims it played no role in an alleged attack on an Iranian nuclear site.

Duration:00:25:13

Deja View from Michigan

4/12/2021
Despite a successful vaccination campaign so far, Michigan hospitals are overflowing with COVID patients. Prince Philip's death prompts conflicting feelings in Britain. And GOP gatherings this weekend hint at quiet, but palpable, divisions within the Republican Party.

Duration:00:30:07

'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 6

4/10/2021
Presenting the sixth episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (http://apple.co/ladybird), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3ukYgoq), or wherever you get your podcasts: https://bit.ly/3bBrdUK - By the mid-60s, you can hear a growing distance between Lady Bird and the protest movement that’s sweeping the country. Bird’s a true believer in progressive causes -- civil rights, environmentalism -- but she’s also the product of...

Duration:00:41:18

'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 5

4/10/2021
Presenting the fifth episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (http://apple.co/ladybird), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3ukYgoq), or wherever you get your podcasts: https://bit.ly/3bBrdUK - Riots, uprisings and protests rock the country in the summer of 1966, and despite their progress with civil rights legislation, the Johnsons can’t seem to move fast enough. And an increasingly unpopular war in Vietnam begins to...

Duration:00:35:38

Trial & Air: The Most Damaging Testimony Yet

4/9/2021
An expert medical witness methodically details why he believes George Floyd died. After big promises on guns and infrastructure, the Biden White House grapples with reality. And Johnson & Johnson is expected to deliver 85 percent fewer vaccine doses next week.

Duration:00:29:20

Gun Shy: Biden’s Gun Control Plan

4/8/2021
President Biden is set to announce new actions aimed at restricting certain gun sales. Los Angeles authorities reveal new details about Tiger Woods' near-fatal crash. And amid an FBI investigation, sources say Rep. Matt Gaetz sought a pardon from President Trump.

Duration:00:26:05

Vaxxed & Answered: When Is Everyone Eligible?

4/7/2021
With states expanding eligibility, the White House predicts every American adult will be allowed to sign up for a vaccination by April 19th. The Arkansas legislature overrides the governor's veto, banning gender confirmation treatment for transgender youth. And nearly two dozen women have leveled accusations against a star NFL quarterback.

Duration:00:34:26

Google Wins. Do We?

4/6/2021
In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court absolves Google from its fateful decision to copy another company's code to build Android. Jordanian authorities say they've arrested participants in an attempted coup. And as the George Floyd trial continues, historians discover new details about the Tulsa Race Massacre.

Duration:00:32:43

Too Late to Give a Dam?

4/5/2021
Florida's governor declares a state of emergency as a reservoir holding toxic water appears on the verge of breaking. Capitol Police offer new details on Friday's attack. And Major League Baseball sparks a new conversation about politics, boycotts and "cancel culture."

Duration:00:30:35

'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 4

4/3/2021
Presenting the fourth episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (http://apple.co/ladybird), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3ukYgoq), or wherever you get your podcasts: https://bit.ly/3bBrdUK - Network television comes calling for Lady Bird, as the president of ABC News convinces a reluctant first lady to host a documentary about her beautification work in DC. Lady Bird decides to use the opportunity to launch a full PR...

Duration:00:33:28

'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 3

4/3/2021
Presenting the third episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (http://apple.co/ladybird), Spotify (https://spoti.fi/3ukYgoq), or wherever you get your podcasts: https://bit.ly/3bBrdUK - Fresh from landslide victory in the 1964 election, Lyndon and Lady Bird shuttle back and forth between Washington, DC and Texas as they make plans for their first full term in office. But despite all that public support, it’s clear...

Duration:00:41:25

Use of Forceful Testimony

4/2/2021
The jury hears another day of emotional testimony in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Analysts expect a positive jobs report as businesses expand hiring. And as the US vaccination effort improves, COVID deaths soar in Brazil.

Duration:00:29:00

The Kids Are Alright (In Vaccine Trials)

4/1/2021
Pfizer says its vaccine has been 100% effective among 12 to 16 year-olds, as Johnson & Johnson suffers a setback. Supreme Court justices appear poised to allow college athletes to be paid. And as President Biden plans to work with Central American countries to stem the tide of migrants, the Honduran president is embroiled in drug trafficking allegations.

Duration:00:31:49

Infrastructure Week, But For Real This Time?

3/31/2021
President Biden begins his push for a multi-trillion dollar infrastructure plan, with or without the support of Republicans. Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz addresses an FBI investigation. And ethicists debate whether "vaccine passports" are such a good idea.

Duration:00:25:27