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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.

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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.

    Face Qualm: Did the CDC Move Too Soon?

    Face Qualm: Did the CDC Move Too Soon?

    Cities, states and companies scramble to decide how to update mask mandates after new CDC guidelines. Israel escalates its military response in Gaza. And a single piece of steel on a Memphis bridge has upended shipping routes.

    • 29 min
    The End of Masks As We Know Them

    The End of Masks As We Know Them

    The CDC tells fully vaccinated Americans that masks are no longer necessary in most situations. New reporting shows that Colonial paid a ransom worth millions of dollars to cyber attackers. And Bitcoin prices dive amid criticism from environmentalists.

    • 30 min
    What Parents Should Know About Youth Vaccinations

    What Parents Should Know About Youth Vaccinations

    The CDC green lights Pfizer's COVID vaccine for 12 to 15 year-olds. President Biden invites Republicans to the White House to talk infrastructure. And violence breaks out within Israel as Jews and Palestinians clash. 

    • 28 min
    This Party is Off the Cheney

    This Party is Off the Cheney

    Republicans prepare to oust Liz Cheney from her role in House leadership. Battles intensify in Israel and the Gaza Strip. And lines pile up at gas stations, putting pressure on supplies and prices. 

    • 28 min
    Tween-Age Dream: Pfizer’s New Authorization

    Tween-Age Dream: Pfizer’s New Authorization

    The FDA adds 12 to 15 year old children to Pfizer's emergency use authorization. Several Republican governors cut back unemployment benefits after damaging jobs report. And a hail of rocket fire in Jerusalem escalates tensions in the Middle East.

    • 30 min
    Hackers Hit the Gas

    Hackers Hit the Gas

    A pipeline supplying half the East Coast is shut down after a ransomware attack, worrying national security experts and potentially driving up prices. A disappointing jobs report re-sets expectations for an economic recovery. And vaccine makers are preparing for a world in which Americans need annual COVID booster shots.

    • 29 min

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