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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.




What's in Trump's Search Warrant

Details from a search warrant provide some answers, but raise more questions about what former President Donald Trump was keeping at Mar-a-Lago. Author Salman Rushdie is expected to survive after a brutal knife attack in New York. And one year after the fall of Kabul, ABC's Chief Foreign Correspondent Ian Pannell returns to Afghanistan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


How the FBI Became a Target

Amid threats against law enforcement, Attorney General Merrick Garland says he'll ask a judge to show the nation what the FBI was pursuing at Mar-a-Lago. The CDC offers looser guidelines on COVID, which it says will remain in our lives for the foreseeable future. And a potential National Park designation prompts arguments among neighbors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Less Inflation, But Still Not Elation

New price data show inflation slowing, raising hopes of economists. Former President Trump takes the Fifth. And the Department of Justice unseals charges against a member of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, accusing him of plotting to kill former National Security Adviser John Bolton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Raid Rage

Conservatives react in fury to an FBI search of former President Trump's property. President Biden signs a new law supporting chip manufacturing. And a study finds that climate change will have consequences for viruses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The FBI Raids Mar-a-Lago

FBI agents search the home of former President Trump. Police investigate the killings of several Muslim men in New Mexico. And mayors of New York and Washington D.C. complain about a new Texas policy that sends undocumented migrants to their doorsteps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Senate Passes 'Historic' Climate, Health Care Bill

Senate Democrats push a sweeping climate and health care bill across the finish line. A new round of fighting between Israel and Palestine over the weekend leads to dozens of deaths. And concerns mount over potential disaster at Europe's biggest nuclear plant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Monkeypox: Is a Siren a Solution?

Amid mounting criticism, the Biden administration declares a national public health emergency over Monkeypox as it scrambles over vaccines and treatments. Two years after Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police, the U.S. Justice Department files civil rights charges against four officers. And, the Sandy Hook parents who won millions from a right-wing conspiracy theorist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Red State Roe Voters

In a potential bellwether race for the midterms, Kansas rejects a ballot measure that would restrict abortion access. A major credit bureau blames a coding error for thousands of incorrect scores sent to lenders. And students are headed back to the classroom soon, but schools are warning there are hundreds of job openings for teachers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Oh No Xi Didn’t: Pelosi Arrives in Taiwan

Defying Chinese threats, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi becomes the highest ranking American to visit Taiwan in decades. California declares a state of emergency over monkeypox. And the Department of Justice tries to derail a mega merger in the publishing world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Al-Qaeda's Leader is Dead

The successor to Osama Bin Laden is killed by a CIA drone strike in Afghanistan. Kansas prepares to vote on a constitutional amendment on abortion. And pro-wrestling confronts allegations against the face of its empire, Vince McMahon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Kentucky’s Fatal Flooding

Floodwaters kill dozens in the Appalachian foothills. President Biden's latest positive test prompts questions about "rebound COVID." And a surprise agreement infuriates Senate Republicans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Solar Opposites

At a time when the Biden administration is calling for more renewable energy, ABC News partners-up with Inside Climate News to travel to Williamsport, OH to see how solar energy is tearing a rural community apart. We meet two families at the heart of the conflict: the Scheins have signed a lucrative deal to put solar panels on their farmland, while the Barneses are leading the charge against solar in the county, despite generally thinking renewable energy is a good idea. The tension has...


Has a Recession Begun?

Economists prepare what will likely be a second straight quarter of a shrinking economy, even as more Americans find jobs. The State Department announces that it's put an offer on the table to get back Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan. And the Department of Justice appears to be looking at former President Trump in its January 6th investigation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Conflict of Interest: The Fed’s Plan for Inflation

The Federal Reserve prepares to raise interest rates even further to clamp down on inflation, but retailers warn that spending habits are already changing. Russia plans to withdraw from the International Space Station. And a Saudi-backed golf tour prepares a tournament just miles from the World Trade Center, infuriating families of 9/11 victims. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


What It’s Like to Have Monkeypox

As officials express alarm about transmission, a monkeypox patient describes his symptoms. Pope Francis begins an "apology tour" in Canada. And Democrats race to codify same-sex marriage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Why Yosemite is Burning

A wildfire explodes near Yosemite, the county's third fire in two weeks. Steve Bannon is convicted on two counts of contempt of Congress. And hours after agreeing to allow Ukraine to export grain, Russia bombs a major Ukrainian port. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


President Biden Has COVID

President Biden tests positive for COVID, with what the White House calls "mild symptoms." The January 6th committee holds its final hearings of the summer. And a woman in New York contracts polio. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The Jan. 6 Committee’s Last Chance

George Stephanopoulos joins "Start Here" to preview a primetime hearing on the events of January 6th. President Biden stops short of declaring climate change a national emergency. And after the Turpin children were rescued from abusive parents, lawyers allege some of the siblings were placed in an abusive foster home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


The Climate Crisis is Bigger in Texas

Emergency crews race to prevent heat-related deaths as temperatures soar. Democrats invest in promoting Republicans who wanted to throw out the results of the 2020 election. And are prices going up because of a snarled supply chain... or corporate profiteering? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Europe Loses Its Cool

As London buckles under temperatures previously expected decades from now, more than a thousand people in Spain and Portugal have died from the heat. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy suspends officials amid fears of Russian assets in intelligence services. And cities race to obtain more monkeypox vaccines as lines stretch around clinics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit