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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.

    Two Weeks. Ten Million Layoffs.

    Two Weeks. Ten Million Layoffs.

    COVID-19 leaves six million more Americans without jobs, doubling last week's grim record. A small business owner explains why a loan to keep paying employees isn't worth it. And as crime rates plummet in homebound neighborhoods, police see troubling surges in domestic violence.
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    • 23 min
    Shelter in Place: So Fraught Right Now

    Shelter in Place: So Fraught Right Now

    Following a shift in tone from President Trump, several Republican governors reverse course on "shelter in place" orders. Officials brace for a new unemployment report. And while observers argue over whether COVID-19 will hit rural areas, Native American tribes say it's already arrived on reservations.
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    • 22 min
    America's "Very Painful Two Weeks" Are About to Begin

    America's "Very Painful Two Weeks" Are About to Begin

    The White House issues a daunting report, predicting a "minimum" of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the coming months. Healthcare workers begin contracting cases, including 20% of EMS workers in New York. And a principal tries to get teachers and parents accustomed to tele-learning.
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    • 24 min
    Help Needed

    Help Needed

    With most workers being told to stay home, essential groups of grocery and warehouse workers are striking for better protection. A choir rehearsal in Washington, complete with social distancing protocols, still results in dozens of COVID-19 cases. And ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent explains whether this coronavirus is, in fact, "airborne."
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    • 24 min
    Easter, Minus the Peeps

    Easter, Minus the Peeps

    As White House officials predict upwards of one hundred thousand deaths, President Trump admits America won't be ready to return to work for at least a month. While several states institute travel restrictions on New Yorkers, Southern governors declare their own emergencies. And our federal agencies reporter clarifies what the Trump Administration has gotten right (and wrong) so far.
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    • 21 min
    The Layoffs That Broke the Internet

    The Layoffs That Broke the Internet

    The coronavirus pandemic results in the single biggest week of layoffs in American history, and more are on the way. A New York hospital is already being overloaded with COVID-19 cases. And outbreak wreaks havoc on an American aircraft carrier.
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    • 22 min

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