ABC News Radio Specials

ABC News Radio Specials

When news breaks, when our world changes, when you need questions answered – or when you need an escape from the headlines – this is where you'll find special, in-depth reporting from ABC News Radio. From hour-long shows covering the COVID-19 pandemic, to thoughtful discussions of politics, to celebrations of the arts. This is audio storytelling at its best, powered by ABC News.... Show More

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February 23, 2021 39 min
More than 500,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States. The country crossing that heartbreaking milestone today. We pay tribute to the lives lost and the millions more who have been impacted. ABC's Aaron Katersky hosts our special.
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February 14, 2021 39 min
Today the U.S. Senate voted to acquit former president Donald Trump on a 57-43 vote. Seven Republican senators joined Democrats to vote Trump guilty of incitement of insurrection, but falling short of the two-thirds majority needed for a conviction. The outcome was evident, but the trial exposes division in the Republican party and raises questions about the future of Trump himself. ABC's Aarom Katersky leads our team as we exp...
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For only the fourth time an impeached American president goes on trial in the United States Senate, a venue that became the scene of a crime former President Trump is accused of inciting. The trial opened with a bracing presentation that forced the Senators to recall the events of January 6 and a debate over whether it was even constitutional to hold it. We break down the arguments and preview what’s to come.
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January 21, 2021 19 min
Joseph R. Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States today. The day culminated a lifetime of work for President Biden to get to the White House. He wasted no time once in office signing several executive orders. Vice President Kamala Harris made history becoming the first woman, first African American, and first Asian American to become Vice President. ABC News' Aaron Katersky anchors our recap of today&#...
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January 14, 2021 38 min
On Wednesday, President Trump became the first U.S. president to be impeached twice. We examine the events of the last week that led to the House vote and what happens now. Our program is hosted by ABC News Correspondent Aaron Katersky.
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January 8, 2021 38 min
Tonight we examine many of the questions that have arisen after President Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. How did security fail so spectacularly? Why was the police crackdown so much more violent this summer, when Black Lives Matter protesters were demonstrating peacefully? Will the president serve out the rest of his term? This ABC News Radio Special is anchored by Aaron Katersky, with Correspondent Karen Travers cove...
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January 7, 2021 37 min
At least one person was killed on Wednesday after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol, clashed with police officers and breached the building, forcing a lockdown with members of Congress inside. ABC News' Aaron Katersky anchors a special report on today's events in the nation's capital.
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December 29, 2020 36 min
Playback 2020 takes an in-depth look at the biggest stories of the year. This special program is anchored by ABC News correspondents Cheri Preston and Aaron Katersky.
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December 28, 2020 99 min
2020: The Year in Review is a retrospective about how some of 2020's top stories unfolded, told through highlights from ABC News Radio's live breaking news coverage and other special programming. This show also includes interviews with newsmakers and highlights from the award-winning podcast Start Here.
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December 15, 2020 39 min
On the same day the COVID-19 death toll surpassed 300,000 in the United States, the first vaccines are being administered, finally giving millions of Americans hope for a better future and a return to normalcy. We explore how officials expect to deliver a safe and effective vaccine for the deadly coronavirus in record time, the quest to save lives and the nearly yearlong journey that started just days after discovery of the virus i...
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September 22, 2020 41 min
The United States has surpassed 200,000 COVID-19 related deaths. Today, a special episode to remember those we have lost, and a look at where things stand in the fight against the virus. Keep up with the latest coronavirus news with the daily ABC News podcast, "Start Here."
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ABC News updates the country's fight against the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - both medical and economic. We'll answers your questions about the latest outbreak numbers and treatment developments. We'll look at the cities and towns that are reopening, and what our new normal looks like. ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton responds directly to questions submitted on Instagram @DrJAshton. Ho...
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ABC News updates the country's fight against the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - both medical and economic. We'll answers your questions about the latest outbreak numbers and treatment developments. We'll look at the cities and towns that are reopening, and what our new normal looks like. ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton responds directly to questions submitted on Instagram @DrJAshton. Ho...
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ABC News updates the country's fight against the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - both medical and economic. We'll answers your questions about the latest outbreak numbers and treatment developments. We'll look at the cities and towns that are reopening, and what our new normal looks like. ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton responds directly to questions submitted on Instagram @DrJAshton. Ho...
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Each weekday, ABC News updates the country's fight against the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - both medical and economic. We'll answers your questions about the latest outbreak numbers and treatment developments. We'll look at the cities and towns that are reopening, and what our new normal looks like. ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton responds directly to questions submitted on Instagram @...
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Each weekday, ABC News updates the country's fight against the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - both medical and economic. We'll answers your questions about the latest outbreak numbers and treatment developments. We'll look at the cities and towns that are reopening, and what our new normal looks like. ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton responds directly to questions submitted on Instagram @...
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Each weekday, ABC News updates the country's fight against the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - both medical and economic. We'll answers your questions about the latest outbreak numbers and treatment developments. We'll look at the cities and towns that are reopening, and what our new normal looks like. ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton responds directly to questions submitted on Instagram @...
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Each weekday, ABC News updates the country's fight against the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - both medical and economic. We'll answers your questions about the latest outbreak numbers and treatment developments. We'll look at the cities and towns that are reopening, and what our new normal looks like. ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton responds directly to questions submitted on Instagram @...
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Each weekday, ABC News updates the country's fight against the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - both medical and economic. We'll answers your questions about the latest outbreak numbers and treatment developments. We'll look at the cities and towns that are reopening, and what our new normal looks like. ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton responds directly to questions submitted on Instagram @...
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Each weekday, ABC News updates the country's fight against the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic - both medical and economic. We'll answers your questions about the latest outbreak numbers and treatment developments. We'll look at the cities and towns that are reopening, and what our new normal looks like. ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton responds directly to questions submitted on Instagram @...
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