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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.

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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.

    On The Move

    On The Move

    This Thanksgiving, ABC News Radio presents “On The Move,” a three-hour special. Alex Stone hosts this in-depth look at the latest in transportation technology and the many ways we move around Planet Earth … and beyond. We’ll meet the scientists and engineers developing a spacecraft that will orbit an asteroid in deep space, gathering valuable, potentially life-saving information. We’ll get a close-up look at the next big thing in aviation, learn about automakers’ plans to go all-electric, and take a virtual-reality vacation. We’ll go one-on-one with the woman breaking land speed records on Antarctic ice with a modified car, strap on a jet pack and even go underground through public transportation tunnels. Buckle up!

    • 1 hr 48 min
    America Strong: Cal Fire

    America Strong: Cal Fire

    This month ABC News is telling stories of strength and resilience, during one of the darkest stretches in this country’s history. We’re calling the series “America Strong.” ABC's Alex Stone reports.

    • 8 min
    America Strong: Old School Businesses

    America Strong: Old School Businesses

    This month ABC News is telling stories of strength and resilience, during one of the darkest stretches in this country’s history. We’re calling the series “America Strong.” EJ Becker reports from Kansas City.

    • 7 min
    America Strong: Beauty 2 the Streetz

    America Strong: Beauty 2 the Streetz

    This month ABC News is telling stories of strength and resilience, during one of the darkest stretches in this country’s history. We’re calling the series “America Strong.”  ABC"s Jason Nathanson reports.

    • 7 min
    Remembering 9/11: 20 Years Later

    Remembering 9/11: 20 Years Later

    Saturday marks twenty years since the 9/11 terror attacks. ABC's Aaron Katersky takes us back to that day with a riveting account of how that day unfolded, told through the stories of first responders, survivors and others. The last survivor, pulled from the rubble of the World Trade Center 27 hours after the attack, provides her first-hand account of that day. Finally, we revisit the young women and their then-infants left behind when their husbands and fathers were killed that day and how these widows have helped their children remember the fathers they've never met.

    • 39 min
    Help Wanted

    Help Wanted

    What are we doing to make money now? And what are we doing that we weren’t doing a just a couple of years ago? This Labor Day weekend, ABC News Radio presents “Help Wanted.” Host Cheri Preston explores the ever-changing American labor landscape – which jobs we’re pursuing now and which remain vacant. We’ll look at jobs that have gotten a lot harder and ones that we didn’t even know were jobs. Cheri and the team of ABC correspondents will examine the urgent need for cybersecurity experts, talk to the brave men and women fighting wildfires in the West and even explore how some are earning a substantial living with TikTok.

    • 1 hr 39 min

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