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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.

    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
    The Biggest Stimulus Bill in History

    The Biggest Stimulus Bill in History

    The US Senate strikes a $2 trillion dollar deal to get cash to Americans whose lives are being upended by the coronavirus pandemic. New York gets its first glimmer of good news, but many hospitals and morgues are already at capacity ahead of a surge. And a nurse answers our questions, from "what's the biggest mistake you're seeing" to "do you wash your Amazon packages?"
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    • 22 min
    "This Is Not a Game"

    "This Is Not a Game"

    President Trump has circled Easter Sunday on his calendar for America's "grand re-opening." A New York family describes what it's like to lose someone to COVID-19. And India puts 1.3 billion people on lockdown.
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    • 23 min
    Back to Work. (Too Soon?)

    Back to Work. (Too Soon?)

    In a break with health experts, President Trump signals that two weeks of working from home might be enough. A stimulus deal appears to be on the horizon, but it still hasn't been approved by Congress. And we ask ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent: do homemade masks do anything?
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    • 21 min
    Make Masks, Not War

    Make Masks, Not War

    While social distancing may slow the spread of COVID-19, states are becoming nervous that their hospitals will be overwhelmed. Everyone agrees on the need for a stimulus bill, so why did talks break down between Republicans and Democrats? And while this is a very contagious strain of coronavirus, doctors see a silver lining in their colleagues' masks.
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    • 22 min
    Doctor's Orders: Stay Home

    Doctor's Orders: Stay Home

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom puts the entire state on lock-down, as President Trump expresses hope about drug treatments for COVID-19. Americans abroad find themselves stuck as borders close. And doctors say shortages of masks and respirators are already starting.
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    • 23 min

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