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October 01

National Archives still missing some Trump administration records

The National Archives sent a letter to Congress about the missing records.
October 01
Former President Donald Trump tosses caps to the crowd as he holds a rally on Sept. 23, 2022, in Wilmington, N.C.
October 01

Beto O’Rourke stands with Uvalde families ahead of Texas gubernatorial debate

Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke held a "Standing with Uvalde" press conference Friday alongside family members of the victims of the Robb Elementary School.
October 01
Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke held a "Standing with Uvalde" press conference Friday alongside family members of the victims of the Robb Elementary School.
October 01

Texas' Abbott, O'Rourke face off in debate

The two candidates sparred over immigration, abortion and gun control, with the Uvalde school shooting being one of the hottest topics of the debate.
October 01
The two candidates sparred over immigration, abortion and gun control, with the Uvalde school shooting being one of the hottest topics of the debate.
October 01

Greg Abbott, Beto O'Rourke clash in 1st and only planned gubernatorial debate

The debate centered on Uvalde and other big issues in the state.
October 01
Supporters of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott watch his debate with Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke, Sept. 30, 2022, in McAllen, Texas.
October 01

Sailor found not guilty in fire that destroyed billion-dollar Navy assault ship

"I’ve lost time with family, and my entire Navy career was ruined," he said.
October 01
Navy and civilian fire crews fight a fire aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, July 13, 2020, in San Diego.
October 01

The future of a polarized Supreme Court 

The Supreme Court enters the 2022 term as the most divided court in decades.
October 01
The Supreme Court enters the 2022 term as the most divided court in decades.
October 01

The rise of the Federalist Society 

How a conservative legal organization was able to help move the court to the right.
October 01
How a conservative legal organization was able to help move the court to the right.   
October 01

How did the Supreme Court become so polarized?

After overruling Roe, the court's approval ratings are at an all-time low.
October 01
After overruling Roe, the court's approval ratings are at an all-time low.
October 01

US military medical teams try new approach in Central America

HEART 22 pairs up U.S. military doctors with local doctors in Central America.
October 01
U.S. Air Force Henry Foerster, center, performs a dental exam alongside Master Sgt. Adolfo Figueroa, right, a dental assistance 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base, California, on a nurse assigned to Hospital Regional de Occidente in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, while deployed in support of Health Engagements Assistance Response Team 2022, (HEART 22), on August 26, 2022.
October 01

How Roe v. Wade changed the Supreme Court

Backlash against overturning the landmark legislation has left an imprint on the court.
October 01
Backlash against overturning the landmark legislation has left an imprint on the court.
September 30

Uvalde families speak out ahead of Texas gubernatorial debate

Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke said he's bringing along victims' mementos.
September 30
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke, center, arrives for a rally at UTSA, Sept. 26, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas.
September 30

Florida election officials try to get power ahead of mail-in ballot deadline

DeSantis is being asked to sign an order to allow central voting sites.
September 30
A vote-by-mail ballot envelope is shown to the media at the Miami-Dade Election Department headquarters, July 21, 2022, in Miami.
September 30

In Hurricane Ian's aftermath, new head of FEMA faces historic challenge

The first woman in the job oversees an agency often questioned in a crisis.
September 30
FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell speaks during a briefing at the White House, Sept 27, 2022.
September 30

Deanne Criswell, Sen. Rubio & Gen. Petraeus Sunday on "This Week"

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, October 02, 2022.
September 30
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
September 30

Supreme Court ceremonially welcomes Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

ABC News senior Washington reporter Devin Dwyer and former Ohio Supreme Court Justice Yvette Brown discuss the new era of the Supreme Court.
September 30
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September 30

Putin ‘can’t seize his neighbor’s territory,’ Biden says

President Joe Biden responded to Russian President Vladimir Putin's move to annex occupied areas of Ukraine.
September 30
The president responded to Russian President Vladimir Putin's move to annex occupied areas of Ukraine.
September 30

'Start Here' takes a look at changes to student loan forgiveness plan

The Department of Education quietly updated its qualifications for the program.
September 30
Students walk in Northeastern University campus on Sept. 14, 2022, in Boston.
September 30

Hurricane Ian ‘among the worst’ in US history, Biden says

The president gave remarks about the federal response to Hurricane Ian.
September 30
The president gave remarks about the federal response to Hurricane Ian.
September 30

Biden says Hurricane Ian may rank 'among the worst' in US history

The president said search and rescue teams have saved 117 people so far.
September 30
President Joe Biden speaks about the ongoing federal response efforts for Hurricane Ian in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Sept. 30, 2022.
September 30

988 Suicide Lifeline sees 45% increase in contacts, but funding concerns remain

"We're closer to the starting line than the finish," one advocate said.
September 30
Helpline Center employees take calls in Sioux Falls, S.D., July 13, 2022.
September 30

Government shutdown averted after House, Senate pass funding bill

The bill will keep the government funded through mid-December.
September 30
The Senate entrance stands at the Capitol in Washington, Sept. 18, 2021.
September 30

Midterm elections mark 1st time majority of Gen Z is eligible to vote

Founder and CEO of the Conversationalist, Sophie Beren, joins to talk about how Gen Z is gearing up to be involved in this midterm election both at the polls and on the ballot.
September 30
VIDEO: Midterm elections mark 1st time majority of Gen Z is eligible to vote
September 30

US slaps new sanctions on Russia after Putin annexes parts of Ukraine

President Biden condemned Putin's move as Ukraine called for stronger action.
September 30
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during a ceremony formally annexing four regions of Ukraine Russian troops occupy, at the Kremlin in Moscow on September 30, 2022.
September 30

Ketanji Brown Jackson appears with John Roberts after Supreme Court investiture

Jackson was feted with the traditional investiture ceremony alongside her peers, family and supporters including President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
September 30
Jackson was feted with the traditional investiture ceremony alongside her peers, family and supporters including President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
September 30

Ketanji Brown Jackson appears with John Roberts after Supreme Court investiture

Jackson has already been sworn in and begun participating in cases.
September 30
US Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson speaks with Chief Justice John Roberts on the steps of the US Supreme Court, immediately following the investiture ceremony of Justice Jackson, in Washington, D.C, Sept. 30, 2022.
September 30

Race to November: Dr. Oz lays out his platform as Senate race heats up

Dr. Mehmet Oz speaks with ABC News' Linsey Davis.
September 30
Dr. Mehmet Oz, candidate for Pennsylvania Senator, is interviewed by Linsey Davis of ABC News.
September 30

GOP seeks a blend of MAGA and mainstream: The Note

Is the "big tent" able to make room for the "big lie"?
September 30
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference on the House steps of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 29, 2022.
September 30

Greg Abbott and Beto O'Rourke set to debate: What to expect

Polls indicate that O'Rourke has more work to do with voters.
September 30
Candidate for Texas Governor, Beto O'Rourke, attends a rally at the LBJ Library at the University of Texas as he kicks off a 15-college visit ahead of the midterm elections in Austin, Texas, Sept. 26, 2022.
September 29

Ginni Thomas appears in person for interview with Jan. 6 committee

Her attorney has said she wanted to "clear up any misconceptions."
September 29
Virginia Thomas, conservative activist and wife of Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, leaves for a break during a closed-door meeting with House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, September 29, 2022 in Washington, DC.
September 29

Race to November: On the trail with Dr. Mehmet Oz

ABC’s Linsey Davis goes on a morning run with one of America’s most well-known doctors to find out why he wants to become Pennsylvania's next U.S. Senator.
September 29
VIDEO: Race to November: On the trail with Dr. Mehmet Oz
September 29

Biden scales back student loan forgiveness amid lawsuits: 770K borrowers excluded

An official said 770,000 borrowers of FFEL and Perkins loans will be affected.
September 29
September 29

Judge rejects special master's request on seized documents, handing win to Trump

The dispute is over how to process documents the FBI seized at Mar-a-Lago.
September 29
Justice Raymond J. Dearie presides at Brooklyn Federal Court, Eastern District, May 15, 2008, in New York.
September 29
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference, on Sept. 22, 2022, in Miami.
September 29

Arizona's attorney general candidates spar in debate on abortion, election lies, more

Abe Hamadeh and Kris Mayes met for their first debate on Wednesday.
September 29
Attorney General candidate Republican Abe Hamadeh  attends a debate with Democrat Kris Mayes on Arizona PBS, Sept. 28, 2022.

Ag Debate 20
September 29

Biden says searches critical after Hurricane Ian slams Florida

The president said he intends to go to Florida to survey damage.
September 29
President Joe Biden speaks about Hurricane Ian during a visit to FEMA headquarters, Sept. 29, 2022, in Washington, D.C.
September 29

Doctor, Army spouse accused of trying to provide service member med records to Russia

The FBI said the doctor claimed "patriotism toward Russia" over Ukraine.
September 29
The seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation hangs on a podium during a news conference at the FBI headquarters, June 14, 2018 in Washington.
September 29

Hurricane Ian has left ‘many families hurting,’ Biden says

The president said America will “pull together as one team” in efforts to assist people impacted by the storm.
September 29
The president said America will “pull together as one team” in efforts to assist people impacted by the storm.
September 29

Lawmakers call for answers about stalled housing for hurricane survivors

FEMA said it was reviewing the matter.
September 29
Sen. Elizabeth Warren questions bank CEOs as they testify during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee Hearing on the Annual Oversight of the Nation's Largest Banks, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, Sept. 22, 2022.
September 29

White House digs in on Biden's gaffe about dead congresswoman: The Note

The slip fueled a discussion that Republicans would love to get more attention.
September 29
President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in Washington, Sept. 28, 2022.
September 28

300K barrels of diesel arriving to help power Puerto Rico after Fiona, WH says

The Department of Homeland Security waived a 1920 law to allow a ship to dock.
September 28
U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas testifies before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, on Capitol Hill, May 04, 2022.
September 28

Biden coordinates with DeSantis, warns oil companies as Hurricane Ian hits

Biden told companies not to raise energy prices amid the storm.
September 28
President Joe Biden speaks during the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C., Sept. 28, 2022.
September 28

Biden appears to look for congresswoman killed in car crash: 'Where's Jackie?'

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters late Rep. Jackie Walorski was "top of mind" for President Joe Biden at the event when asked to explain what happened.
September 28
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters late Rep. Jackie Walorski was "top of mind" for President Joe Biden at the event when asked to explain what happened.
September 28

Mothers separated from children under Trump should undergo more evaluation: DOJ

An attorney working on family separation said that would be re-traumatizing.
September 28
Children line up to enter a tent at the Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children in Homestead, Fla., Feb. 19, 2019.
September 28

Biden appears to look for congresswoman killed in car crash: 'Where's Jackie?'

GOP Rep. Jackie Walorski of Indiana died in an accident in early August.
September 28
President Joe Biden speaks at the White House Conference On Hunger, Nutrition And Health in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 28, 2022.
September 28

White House: Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks 'apparent sabotage'

"We have to see who is behind this," the White House said.
September 28
This handout picture released on September 27, 2022 by the Danish Defence Command shows the gas leak at the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline as it is seen from the Danish Defence's F-16 rejection response off the Danish Baltic island of Bornholm, south of Dueodde.
September 28

Biden speaks at the White House conference on hunger

President Joe Biden will lay out his administration goals for ending hunger and reducing diet-related disease by 2030.
September 28
President Joe Biden will lay out his administration goals for ending hunger and reducing diet-related disease by 2030.
September 28

Hurricane Ian’s approach comes with warning from President Biden

The president urged Floridians to “evacuate when ordered” and warned oil and gas executives against price gouging.
September 28
The president urged Floridians to “evacuate when ordered” and warned oil and gas executives against price gouging.
September 28

'Moderate' positioning could define GOP success in 2022: The Note

Just look at Mehmet Oz in Pennsylvania.
September 28
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz holds a press conference with U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, Sept. 6, 2022, in Philadelphia.
September 28

Nevada Republicans see a midterm opportunity in the longtime swing state

In recent years, the Silver State tilted narrowly but decisively to Democrats.
September 28
Sen. Catherine Cortez Mastro listens as Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, on Capitol Hill, Sept. 15, 2022. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak attends the launch of the 100-megawatt MGM Resorts Mega Solar Array on June 28, 2021 in Dry Lake Valley, Nev.
September 28

White House announces over $8 billion in hunger and nutrition commitments

The White House aims to end hunger and reduce diet-related diseases by 2030.
September 28
President Joe Biden delivers remarks during a Cabinet Meeting at the White House, Sept. 06, 2022.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference on the House steps of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 29, 2022.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during a news conference on the House steps of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 29, 2022.
Sep 30
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