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April 24, 2024 29 mins
The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments over Idaho’s near-total abortion ban. The Justice Department announces a massive settlement for U.S. gymnasts over the FBI’s handling of its Larry Nassar investigation. And in a special report called, “Trashed,” our team goes inside the secret life of plastic exports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Prosecutors begin laying out their case against Donald Trump to jurors. Columbia University pauses in-person classes as protest encampments dominate campus life. And the Supreme Court considers whether police can issue citations to unhoused people when they have nowhere else to turn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 22, 2024 30 mins
House Speaker Mike Johnson’s job may be in jeopardy after Democrats help him pass a foreign aid package. Iran plays down the scope of Israel’s attack amid efforts to deescalate tensions. And as part of ABC’s “The Power of Us” series, we take a look at Navajo Nation’s plan to electrify tribal homes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 19, 2024 25 mins
As explosions are heard in Iran, a U.S. official tells ABC News that Israel has launched a historic airstrike. Twelve New Yorkers are sworn in for the first criminal trial of a former U.S. president. And House Republicans erupt in anger amid reports that Speaker Mike Johnson will try to make it tougher to oust him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 18, 2024 30 mins
Arizona lawmakers fail to reach an agreement to repeal an 1864 abortion law. A Boeing whistleblower goes to Congress. And the NBA issues a lifetime ban to a player for betting on games.  Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 17, 2024 29 mins
House Republicans deliver impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate, even as some question Speaker Mike Johnson’s fitness for office. The Supreme Court hears a case that could vacate convictions for hundreds of people who invaded the Capitol. And ABC’s Linsey Davis examines allegations against officials at California’s juvenile detention facilities.  Help us win a Webby Award! Vote h...
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April 16, 2024 23 mins
Jurors are asked whether they can be fair and impartial in Donald Trump’s hush money trial. Israel ponders how it should respond to the attack by Iran over the weekend. And an elderly Ohio man says a scam call led him to kill in self-defense. Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 15, 2024 25 mins
Iran launches hundreds of missiles and explosives into Israel, prompting fears of a wider war. The U.S. tries to dissuade Israel from a large-scale military response. And jurors report for duty in the first criminal trial for former President Donald Trump. Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 13, 2024 43 secs
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April 12, 2024 26 mins
Despite expressing doubt on an 1864 abortion law, Arizona Republicans leave the state capitol with abortion access still hanging in the balance. American officials issue warnings about a potential Iranian strike against Israel. And O.J. Simpson dies at the age of 76. Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 11, 2024 27 mins
Inflation ticks up higher than economists expected, dashing hopes that the Fed will soon lower interest rates. Congressional Republicans revolt against a plan to re-authorize a controversial surveillance program. And a Boeing engineer comes forward as a whistleblower.  Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 10, 2024 29 mins
Arizona’s Supreme Court declares a 19th-century law will effectively ban all abortions in the state. The parents of a Michigan school shooter are sentenced to more than a decade in prison. And the FCC will put “nutrition labels” on broadband plans in an attempt to educate consumers.  Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 9, 2024 24 mins
President Biden unveils a new plan to forgive student debt for millions of Americans. Former President Trump angers anti-abortion rights advocates by waffling on national bans. And across a 2,000-mile-long path, a total solar eclipse captures the country’s imagination. Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 8, 2024 24 mins
It’s a scientific holiday! A scientist describes what you need to know about today’s total solar eclipse. Israel begins withdrawing troops from the Gazan city of Khan Younis. And South Carolina puts its mark on a historic season for women’s college basketball.  Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 5, 2024 24 mins
The Biden White House issues a warning to Israel. A federal judge makes a key ruling against Donald Trump. And Los Angeles thieves make off with $30 million in cash. Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 4, 2024 28 mins
A deadly 7.4 magnitude earthquake rumbles across Taiwan. The nation’s top egg producer shuts down amid a bird flu outbreak. And allegations of ties between Hamas and Gaza’s biggest food organization prompts tough questions after the death of aid workers.  Help us win a Webby Award! Vote here: https://abcaudio.com/webbys/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 3, 2024 31 mins
Food aid workers are killed in an Israeli strike sparking international outrage. The Florida Supreme Court upholds an abortion ban in the state, but says voters can decide the issue in November. And a post-pandemic surge in violent crime is falling in the U.S. as an ABC News analysis finds violence in many of the country’s mass transit hubs remains high. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 2, 2024 29 mins
The Pentagon confirms another case of “Havana Syndrome” as new theories emerge about who is behind the alleged attacks. California fast food workers are now making $20 an hour, but restaurants say price hikes are now on the menu. And parents are demanding action against an over-the-counter drug referred to as “gas station heroin.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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April 1, 2024 22 mins
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces the largest anti-government protests since the war against Hamas began. Baltimore demolition crews begin tearing apart the collapsed Key Bridge. And people living in the “path of totality” prepare to rake in big bucks ahead of next week’s solar eclipse. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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