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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)


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




Desp-air at the EPA

The Supreme Court strips the Environmental Protection Agency of its regulatory authority on emissions. Florida's so-called "Don't Say Gay" law takes effect. And Emmett Till's family finds a long-lost arrest warrant for what would be the only living suspect in the notorious lynching. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


How a Pill Becomes a Law

Facing confusion over "trigger laws," a Missouri hospital system temporarily halts Plan B prescriptions. NATO welcomes two new members in response to Russia's invasion. And on the final day of Pride Month, transgender patients ask why insurers often refuse to cover their medical costs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Trump Tried to Lead Armed Mob Himself, Says Aide

In the most shocking January 6th testimony so far, a White House advisor claims the former President tried to physically join armed supporters. Fifty migrants in a tractor trailer are found dead near the Mexican border. And some states trying to ban abortion are being stymied by courts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Church and State of Play

As activists try to delay the implementation of abortion bans, an emboldened Supreme Court releases a new ruling about prayer in public schools. Women in red states express concern about apps that track information about potential pregnancies. And as world leaders converge without him, Vladimir Putin launches a vicious attack on Kyiv. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The Day Abortion Became a Crime

In a span of hours, "trigger laws" made abortion illegal in seven states, setting off a mad scramble at clinics. In a special edition, Brad travels to Arkansas to speak to the doctor who facilitated some of the final abortions in the state, along with Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

The Supreme Court upends nearly 50 years of precedent by declaring women do not have a fundamental constitutional right to abortion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The Right to Carry (Almost) Everywhere

The Supreme Court rules Americans have a basic right to carry a handgun in public. Former DOJ officials describe how former President Trump tried to strong-arm them into backing his false claims. And an ABC News investigation reveals that most buildings in Surfside, Florida, have still not had city-led inspections one year after a condo collapse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Nightmare Fuel: Do We Need a Gas Tax Holiday?

President Biden pushes Congress to halt federal taxes on gasoline for the summer. The Wall Street Journal reports the FDA could forbid Juul from selling its signature product. And an earthquake in Afghanistan kills more than a thousand people. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Uvalde & Guns: New Legislation, Lingering Questions

As senators agree to introduce a bipartisan gun bill, Texas officials issue scorching analysis of what went wrong in Uvalde. State election officials describe intense pressure from President Trump to take illegal action. And quarterback Deshaun Watson settles 20 of his 24 sexual misconduct lawsuits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Aches on a Plane

After a weekend that left thousands of Americans stranded and confused, analysts fear that more travel meltdowns could be on the way. Russia launches a brutal assault on Ukraine's Luhansk region. And a stretch of Louisiana nicknamed "Cancer Alley" will now play host to a new environmental experiment. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


CDC: I Got You, Babies

Vaccinations could begin as soon as today for children as young as 6 months old. Employees at an Apple retail store vote to unionize. And some states begin to consider laws to regulate the sale of body armor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


“Are You Out of Your ******* Mind?”

The January 6th hearings continue with searing testimony about the lawyers pushing former Vice President Mike Pence to overturn election results. A CDC advisory committee could sign off on vaccines for children under 5 years old as soon as this weekend. And as the country marks Juneteenth, researcher Andrea Roberts explains what happened to post-slavery "Freedom Colonies." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


What the Feds Have Learned in Buffalo

Federal prosecutors file hate crime charges against the Buffalo supermarket shooting suspect. A surge of migrants at the border focuses attention on Operation Lone Star in Texas. And ABC News investigates claims of widespread "home title theft" that are being pushed to many Americans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Should Teachers Carry Guns in School?

Teachers react to a new Ohio law that allows teachers to carry loaded weapons into classrooms with 24 hours of gun training. Massive floods prompt closures of Yellowstone National Park. And a large cryptocurrency outfit lays off more than a thousand employees. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


You Can’t Tell a Big Lie Under Oath

Congressional hearings on January 6th attacks take aim at the "Big Lie." Stocks officially enter bear market territory. And a journalist's disappearance in Brazil raises questions about how far illegal rainforest industrialists are willing to go. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Senators Closing in On a Gun Deal

For the first time in the era of common mass shootings, a bipartisan group of senators reaches a handshake deal on gun reform. Police arrest a group of white supremacists at a Pride event in Idaho. And the Supreme Court prepares to release a flurry of consequential decisions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Introducing 'Reclaimed: The Story of Mamie Till-Mobley'

You may know the story of Emmett Till. But you might’ve never heard his story if it weren't for one woman: Mamie Till-Mobley. In a new three-part season of ABC News' "Reclaimed" podcast, host Leah Wright Rigueur explores who Mamie Till-Mobley was before she lost her son: a young girl growing up in Illinois. Rigueur traces Mamie's journey after Emmett’s death, and how she turned her grief into a movement that changed the course of American history. The first two episodes of "Reclaimed" are...


The January 6th Hearings Begin

In a primetime hearing, the House select committee begins to lay out its findings about the causes of the January 6th attack on the Capitol. A Michigan candidate for governor is arrested for his involvement in the insurrection. And Russian-controlled forces say they will execute foreign fighters caught in Ukraine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Uvalde Wants Answers

In an emotional hearing, families of shooting victims demand congressional action on guns. Moderna announces a new vaccine recipe that it claims will reduce Omicron transmission. And San Francisco voters recall a progressive prosecutor as frustrations over crime escalate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


What’s in the Potential Congressional Gun Deal

A bipartisan group of lawmakers leans toward a gun reform package that focuses less on specific weapons, and more on background checks. Russia starts taking Ukrainian grain to sell around the world. And an ABC News scoop finds the U.S. Special Olympics rescinded a vaccination requirement after threats of a massive fine from the state of Florida. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit