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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.




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


Is There Common Ground On Gun Legislation?

In a special day of ABC News coverage, "Start Here" speaks to Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro and Republican commentator David French about what each party is wrestling with on gun reform. If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide or worried about a friend or loved one, help is available. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 [TALK] for free, confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also reach the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or...


When One Argument = 13 Gunshot Victims

Several men start shooting on a busy Philadelphia street, as the nation's gun violence epidemic continues to grow. A former Trump advisor is indicted for his refusal to talk to Congress about January 6th. And COVID-19 experts say "herd immunity" might not ever be fully attainable. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


A Primetime Appeal

Behind-the-scenes at the White House for President Biden's prime time address to the nation on gun violence. What it was like in the room and what the president is asking Congress to do. Plus, what drivers should expect this summer when it comes to these record high gas prices. And how Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee is resonating around the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Latest Mass Shooting Site: A Hospital

A gunman opens fire on the second floor of an Oklahoma hospital campus. Johnny Depp wins his defamation suit against ex-wife Amber Heard. And a California task force recommends that descendants of slaves should receive reparations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


“Everybody Screwed Up.”

Texas state senator Roland Gutierrez describes growing frustration at Uvalde's police department. European Union leaders decide to wean their countries off Russian oil almost entirely by the end of the year. And college swimmer Lia Thomas gives her first broadcast interview since becoming the face of the controversy over transgender athletics. Check out the ABC News podcast “Reclaimed: The Story of Mamie Till-Mobley,” debuting today on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify...