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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.

Episode Date
Post Chauvin-ism: What’s Next for Police?
Following the conviction of Derek Chauvin, the US Department of Justice opens an investigation into the Minneapolis police department. Business owners complain that despite a year of layoffs, they're having trouble hiring. And on Earth Day, ABC's Ginger Zee explores the future of American mining.
Apr 22, 2021
Guilty. Guilty. Guilty.
As a jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty on three counts, our team reaches out to legal analysts, Minnesotans, and George Floyd's family for reactions.
Apr 21, 2021
What Jurors’ Faces Told Us During Closing Arguments
The jury has begun deliberating in the Derek Chauvin trial. Attorney General Merrick Garland gives an exclusive interview to ABC News. And with every American adult eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, experts worry demand is already slowing.
Apr 20, 2021
Closing Time
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.
Apr 19, 2021
'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 8
Presenting the eighth episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify (, or wherever you get your podcasts: - 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 assassination in five years, and just two months since the murder of Martin Luther King Jr. We’re led by Lady Bird’s experience of these days -- the nonstop TV coverage, the hushed atmosphere in the White House, and her vivid impressions of the funeral in New York, including a tense encounter with Jacqueline Kennedy. In the aftermath, it’s a bittersweet final months for the Johnsons’ presidency: a final push for their ambitious projects, last minute bids to draft Lyndon to run again. The season ends with the Johnson family at home in Austin, watching a chaotic convention play out in Chicago from their living room at the LBJ Ranch.
Apr 17, 2021
'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 7
Presenting the seventh episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify (, or wherever you get your podcasts: - 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 presents a beat-by-beat account of the day, through Lady Bird’s perspective -- it’s a moment she’s been planning with Lyndon for four years. But there’s just a brief bit of relief following Lyndon’s speech. Just four days later, Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis, and violence erupts across the nation. Riots rock Washington, DC. Both Lyndon and Lady Bird seem besieged in the aftermath of this tragedy: neither attends the funeral for Dr. King in Atlanta, ceding it to a constellation of ‘60s stars like Stevie Wonder, Harry Belafonte, and Diana Ross, as well as members of congress, and presidential candidates.
Apr 17, 2021
Defense, Rested. Minneapolis, Restless.
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.
Apr 16, 2021
One and...Done?
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.
Apr 15, 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.
Apr 14, 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.
Apr 13, 2021
Deja View from Michigan
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.
Apr 12, 2021
'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 6
Presenting the sixth episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify (, or wherever you get your podcasts: - 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 her own generation and background. On a trip to two New England colleges to give speeches supporting their new environmental studies programs, Lady Bird is confronted by outspoken dissent from both students and faculty who walk out of her speeches, picket her presence and circulate letters denouncing the war in Vietnam. Lady Bird feels increasing under siege, even as she vows not to retreat into a bubble in the White House. But then dissent comes to lunch at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, when singer, actor and activist Eartha Kitt participates in one of Lady Bird’s “Doers Luncheons,” and delivers a fierce critique of the war and its effect on young Black men. The resulting media backlash, fueled by the White House PR machine, is swift and brutal, effectively derailing Kitt’s career for decades to come.
Apr 10, 2021
'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 5
Presenting the fifth episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify (, or wherever you get your podcasts: - 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 overshadow just about everything else. Luci Johnson’s wedding in Washington, DC becomes the setting of dramatic anti-war protests, and Lady Bird herself is the target of a bomb threat. Feeling the urgency, Lady Bird is looking for ways to make beautification have more impact for the people who need it most. And she finds inspiration and an unlikely collaborator in San Francisco. But just as their most ambitious, controversial project is about to get underway, tragedy strikes.
Apr 10, 2021
Trial & Air: The Most Damaging Testimony Yet
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.
Apr 09, 2021
Gun Shy: Biden’s Gun Control Plan
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.
Apr 08, 2021
Vaxxed & Answered: When Is Everyone Eligible?
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.
Apr 07, 2021
Google Wins. Do We?
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.
Apr 06, 2021
Too Late to Give a Dam?
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."
Apr 05, 2021
'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 4
Presenting the fourth episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify (, or wherever you get your podcasts: - 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 blitz to take her message to America. She’s on her way to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to talk to a group of privileged conservationists about the need to bring access to nature to the inner city, when Lyndon has another health scare. Though it’s not a heart attack, he’ll still need surgery. Recovering in the hospital, Lyndon is once again gripped by crippling anxiety and depression — and this time it threatens his presidency.
Apr 03, 2021
'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 3
Presenting the third episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify (, or wherever you get your podcasts: - 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 there’s trouble ahead. The civil rights movement is confronting a violent backlash, especially in the South, and despite LBJ’s public stance, Lady Bird knows they have “a small war on our hands” in Vietnam. Amid this turmoil, Lady Bird’s ideas about her own work are changing -- what started as planting flowers in underserved DC neighborhoods is growing into an agenda that brings environmentalism and social justice together in America’s cities. And yet, after nearly two years in office, the Johnsons still find themselves in the shadow of the glamorous Kennedys, when a high profile event at the White House brings the Johnsons their first taste of public protest and bad press.
Apr 03, 2021
Use of Forceful Testimony
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.
Apr 02, 2021
The Kids Are Alright (In Vaccine Trials)
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.
Apr 01, 2021
Infrastructure Week, But For Real This Time?
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.
Mar 31, 2021
Prosecution Strategy: Roll the Tape
After showing jurors gut-wrenching footage of George Floyd's death, Minnesota prosecutors call their first witnesses against Derek Chauvin. More states expand vaccine eligibility, while the head of the CDC publicly worries about new COVID outbreaks. And residents of Southern towns decimated by historic racism react to new voting laws.
Mar 30, 2021
A Cop (and a Country) on Trial
The trial of Derek Chauvin begins in Minneapolis. Vaccination are accelerating...but so are COVID-19 cases. And Myanmar sees its bloodiest day since a military coup.
Mar 29, 2021
'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 2
Presenting the second episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify (, or wherever you get your podcasts: - There are moments in Lady Bird’s audio diaries that truly re-write the known history of LBJ's presidency. This episode includes one of the most consequential. In a memo to Lyndon just five months into his presidency, Lady Bird predicts how the Vietnam war will derail his administration, and proposes a clear end-date for his time in office -- fully four years before he shocked the nation with his announcement in March of 1968 that he wouldn't run for reelection. We hear Lady Bird’s growing sense that Bobby Kennedy will become LBJ's political rival, and RFK’s bring-down-the-house performance at the Democratic Convention in the summer of 1964. In the run up to the ’64 election, Lady Bird makes a Whistle Stop tour of the South — her home turf — to try to keep Southern Democrats from defecting over Civil Rights. But she’s met with open hostility, and worse. And on her return to Washington, a sex scandal involving Lyndon’s closest aide presents an October surprise that could easily upend the election.
Mar 27, 2021
'In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson': Ep. 1
Introducing the first episode of a new eight-part ABC News podcast, "In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson." Continue listening on Apple Podcasts (, Spotify (, or wherever you get your podcasts: - In her first-ever diary entry, recorded eight days after President John F. Kennedy is assassinated, Lady Bird presents a dramatic, cinematically detailed moment-by-moment account of those terrible hours in Dallas, and the days that follow. The episode tracks the 14 days from the murder of the president to when the Johnsons move into the White House, days filled with tragic ceremony and heartfelt moments of solidarity between Jackie Kennedy and Lady Bird. We hear about the decade-long relationship between the two of them, one that dates back to the Kennedy’s arrival in Washington in the mid-50s, and hear fascinating observations these women make about each other.
Mar 27, 2021
Under Presser: Biden’s First News Conference
In his first formal press conference, President Biden defends his record on immigration, gun control and his agenda. USC agrees to more than $1 billion in settlements over claims of sex abuse by a school gynecologist. And new decisions by businesses and schools to mandate vaccinations mean that lawyers are getting involved.
Mar 26, 2021
Congressional debates on guns and voting are also sparking debates about whether Democrats should abolish filibuster rules -- and perhaps forever change the Senate. The Biden Administration allows one reporter to tour one detention facility, but questions about children's conditions remain. And new research shows that most COVID "long haulers" suffer neurological symptoms.
Mar 25, 2021
America’s Other Epidemic
Colorado officials reveal the lone suspect in a mass shooting bought his gun just days before the massacre. Experts warn of more shootings to come, spurred by traumas -- and gun sales -- during the pandemic. And a jury is seated in the trial of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
Mar 24, 2021
The Deadliest Mass Shooting of 2021
A gunman opens fire on a Colorado grocery store, killing ten. AstraZeneca says it's successfully completed an American trial that could clear the way for an FDA hearing -- but will it be too late to matter? And the numbers are similar to the peaks of two years ago, but the way in which migrants make their way to the border has changed.
Mar 23, 2021
Deep in the Heart of Crisis
The Department of Homeland Security has acquired more space to house children crossing the border, but their stays are getting longer. As crowds swell, Miami police fire pepper balls at party-goers. And facing a COVID surge, European countries are going back into lockdown.
Mar 22, 2021
“Our Worst Fear Come True”
As officials debate whether the Atlanta spa shootings were hate crimes, Asian Americans worry that the attacks are an indication of more widespread dangers. The White House answers questions about whether it's following science or politics. And Secretary of State Anthony Blinken finds himself in a public feud with his Chinese counterparts.
Mar 19, 2021
What Happened in Atlanta
A shooting rampage sparks a national outcry over sex, race, and escalating violence toward Asians. In his first major sit-down interview, President Biden expresses his support for changing a key rule that could overhaul votes in the Senate. And the IRS moves Tax Day back until May.
Mar 18, 2021
Please, Please Shop 'Til You Drop: The Steep Road for American Small Businesses
As President Biden hits the road to sell his COVID relief package, many small businesses are wondering if it's already too late. Moderna readies a vaccine trial which includes kids as young as six months old. And for the first time, California governor Gavin Newsom admits he's concerned about a growing recall effort against him.
Mar 17, 2021
Three Thousand's A Crowd: Biden's Border Crisis
The Biden Administration scrambles to find space for thousands of children at the border. European countries halt the distribution of the Astra Zeneca vaccine. And after an unprecedented year for the film industry, the list of Oscar nominees look significantly different.
Mar 16, 2021
500 Children a Day
The crisis at the border heightens, with a flood of unaccompanied minors crowding into holding facilities. Airlines report a surge of fliers as COVID numbers improve. And crowds protesting violence against women are shut down by London police, sparking wider outrage.
Mar 15, 2021
Trailer: 'Inside the Oscars' from ABC
The network that brings you all the glitz and glam of Hollywood's biggest night invites you inside the Oscars. How has filmmaking and the way we enjoy movies changed? What makes a film Oscar-worthy in 2021? And what will pass for red carpet fashion this year? All bets are off, but one thing's for sure: this year’s Academy Awards will be like no other. A six-part series hosted by Good Morning America's Ginger Zee, featuring Chris Connelly, Kelley Carter, Janai Norman, and Jason Nathanson. Find "Inside the Oscars" wherever you listen:
Mar 14, 2021
Biden: It’s Gonna Be May
In a primetime address, President Biden announces that by May 1st, every American adult can get in line for a vaccine. Pfizer reveals initial data showing its vaccine overwhelmingly prevents transmission of COVID-19, potentially clearing the way for larger gatherings. And New York's legislature paves the way to impeaching Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Mar 12, 2021
One Year Since the World Changed
A year after the World Health Organization declared a COVID-19 pandemic, health professionals mark what we've learned...and what we haven't. President Biden prepares to sell a new type of economic stimulus. And local officials crack down on "vaccine cheaters."
Mar 11, 2021
Check. Please.
The House will likely send one of the biggest rescue packages in history to President Biden's desk today. Several states are considering proposals to make it harder to vote early. And as pharmacies become a bigger part of the nation's vaccination game plan, experts warn of "pharmacy deserts."
Mar 10, 2021
“It’s All About Hugging, Really.”
The CDC unveils new guidance for Americans who have been vaccinated, saying it's largely safe to remove masks in one-on-one interactions. A massive COVID relief bill has prompted questions about when Americans should file their tax returns. And Brits see the interview America has been buzzing about.
Mar 09, 2021
Majority Rules
The Senate passes a $1.9 trillion rescue COVID relief bill, paving the way for stimulus checks within days. Minneapolis prepares for the trial of police officer Derek Chauvin. And Meghan Markle claims that racism and back-stabbing drove her and Prince Harry out of the British Royal Family. If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741.
Mar 08, 2021
628 Pages Later
The Senate debates a COVID relief package. Residents of Jackson, Mississippi are still without running water. And a private war within Britain's royal family goes public.
Mar 05, 2021
Should Teachers Be Line Leaders?
The Biden Administration presses for teachers to get vaccinated immediately. Law enforcement prepares for "serious" threats today against the Capitol. And the US ponders how to respond to a new strike on a military base housing Americans in Iraq.
Mar 04, 2021
Yes We May: The New Vaccination Timeline
In a dramatic push forward in his timeline, President Biden says every American who wants to be vaccinated against COVID-19 can do so by the end of May. The Supreme Court considers how far states can roll back early voting. And FBI Director Christopher Wray tells Congress what he knew ahead of the January 6th insurrection.
Mar 03, 2021
Border Status
The Biden Administration begins the process of reunifying hundreds of migrant families separated at the border. Amid rapidly improving vaccination rates, the CDC issues warnings to states who are lifting restrictions. And a new push to unionize in Alabama could reshape Amazon forever.
Mar 02, 2021
Have We Turned a Corner Against COVID?
Backed by an FDA authorization, Johnson & Johnson prepares to start shipping its vaccine around the country. A second sexual harassment accusation against New York governor Andrew Cuomo results in an official investigation. And President Biden grapples with how to respond to aggression in the Middle East...without becoming embroiled in a Middle Eastern conflict. Check out “In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson,” a new podcast from ABC News, on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you’re listening now.
Mar 01, 2021
Strike One
In President Biden's first major military action, he orders airstrikes which could reset nuclear talks with Iran. Former President Trump prepares to address a Republican Party grappling with an uncertain future. And new data is revealing the struggle of so-called COVID "long haulers."
Feb 26, 2021
You (Might) Only Get One Shot
Johnson & Johnson releases data showing 85% effectiveness against severe COVID symptoms. Despite widespread frustrations with the mail system, US Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says he's not worried about his job. And baseball analysts debate how to incorporate stats from the Negro Leagues.
Feb 25, 2021
Insurrection Protection
More than a month after a deadly attack, Congress hears from witnesses about the preparations for January 6th. Tiger Woods' legs are "crushed" in a car accident. And a majority of Israelis have received at least one vaccine shot, but it's unclear how quickly life will return to normal.
Feb 24, 2021