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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.

    Spy Blame

    Spy Blame

    President Trump pushes out the nation's top intelligence official, after Democrats were included in a crucial Russia briefing. Roger Stone is sentenced to 40 months, but could still receive a pardon. And the nation's biggest lingerie company sees a shakeup in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein.
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    • 23 min
    Mike Drop

    Mike Drop

    Some of the most devastating blows of the 2020 campaign arrived on one night -- and they were all aimed at Michael Bloomberg. As Washington braces for fireworks at the Department of Justice, the Pentagon sheds some top brass of its own. And Britain starts to implement an immigration plan straight out of the Trump playbook.
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    • 22 min
    Bloomberg's Biggest Bet

    Bloomberg's Biggest Bet

    In one of the most anticipated debate matchups yet, former mayor and current billionaire Michael Bloomberg joins the fray in Nevada. President Trump issues a flurry of clemency actions to white collar criminals, including to personal acquaintances. And Apple is absorbing a slowdown in China -- but a lot of companies don't have Apple's deep pockets.
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    • 20 min
    #MeToo's Biggest Moment Yet

    #MeToo's Biggest Moment Yet

    After two years of outrage and three weeks of testimony, a jury finally weighs charges against Harvey Weinstein. American cruise ship passengers did everything they could to avoid coronavirus, only to be told they might have been exposed on the bus ride to the airport. And it's become more than a cheating scandal -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is facing open criticism from players, and doubts over baseball's immediate future.
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    • 21 min
    COVID-19: Cruise Control

    COVID-19: Cruise Control

    After two weeks of coronavirus horror stories, the US State Department sends in charter jets to get Americans off a cruise ship in Japan. Caucusing has already begun in Nevada. And ABC's James Longman travels through northeastern Syria to answer a simple question: if ISIS is defeated, why is everyone so nervous about a resurgence?
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    • 22 min
    Does This Clear the Barr?

    Does This Clear the Barr?

    In an exclusive interview with ABC News, Attorney General William Barr criticizes the president for inserting himself in the Roger Stone case. A judge halts a massive Pentagon technology project over concerns that Amazon lost the bid because of a Trump beef. And after a year of widespread wildfires, a tribe in the Amazon goes to war -- literally -- with the illegal logging industry.
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    • 24 min

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