The program would return to a two-anchor format, when in early December 2005, ABC News announced that Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff would be the new permanent co-anchors of World News Tonight, replacing Jennings. Left, Right & Center is KCRW’s weekly civilized yet provocative confrontation over politics, policy and pop culture. It's the best podcast app and works on Android, iPhone, and the web. Since 2014 the program has been called ABC World News Tonight. [9] Vargas cited her doctors' recommendation to cut back her schedule considerably because of her maternity leave, and her wish to spend more time with her new baby. Listen on Apple Podcasts. Tributes pouring in from fans. In the fall of 1953, John Daly began anchoring the then-15-minute John Daly and the News.

[39] In New Zealand, WNT is shown at 5:10 p.m. on Sky News Australia. Full Episode: Monday, November 9, 2020. More on the drug maker's push to have an emergency use authorization from the FDA, and when the rest of the country could have access to the vaccine. Pope Francis voices support for same-sex civil unions, and the landing on an asteroid. World News Tonight with David Muir full episode recap, 2020-11-10: Hope mounts for vaccine as COVID-19 cases rise in all 50 states; Biden moves ahead with transition of power, Trump files legal action; 1st athlete with Down syndrome completes Ironman triathlon.

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Today, Explained is your all killer, no filler, Monday to Friday news explainer hosted by Sean Rameswaram and featuring the finest reporters from the Vox Media Podcast Network and beyond. Player FM is scanning the web for high-quality podcasts for you to enjoy right now. The program was replaced by Asia Business Report and Sport Today on June 14, 2011, but later returned to the channel on August 20, 2012. In 1975, Howard K. Smith was moved to a commentator role, and Reasoner briefly assumed sole-anchor responsibilities until he was paired with Barbara Walters, who became the first female network anchor when she joined the program on October 4, 1976. The latest headlines in three minutes or less, five days a week. Another feature introduced during Sawyer's tenure was "Made in America", a feature segment reported by David Muir, chronicling enterprising American companies. A new tropical storm takes form in the Caribbean, and the search for the missing after a powerful earthquake in Turkey and Greece. [31], World News Tonight was the most-watched network evening newscast for the week of March 30, 2015. A look at the path to 270 electoral votes for both candidates. The newly renamed ABC Evening News was hosted, in succession, by Bob Young (October 1967 to May 1968), and then by Frank Reynolds (May 1968 to December 1970), who was later joined by Howard K. Smith (May 1969 to December 1970).

In May 2006, Vargas announced her resignation from World News Tonight. In the United Kingdom, the program was shown Tuesday through Fridays at 1:30 a.m. on BBC News, a channel that is frequently simulcast by BBC One at this time, meaning the program was broadcast on analogue terrestrial television in many parts of that country until the digital transition. It also has used various titles, including ABC Evening News from 1970 to 1978, World News Tonight from 1978 to 2006, World News from 2006 to 2009, and ABC World News from 2009 to 2014. The ratings increased steadily, but still remained in third place, behind dominant CBS and NBC. Max Robinson – who became the first African Americans network news anchor upon his appointment on the program – anchored national news from the news division's Chicago bureau. Woodruff and Vogt were then evacuated to a U.S. military hospital in Germany, before later being transferred to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland for further treatment and released for outpatient treatment.

At the time, it was unknown what ABC News planned to do until Woodruff returned to the anchor chair, which appeared not to be within the near future, and when Vargas began her maternity leave. President Trump campaigns in three battleground states, while Democratic Joe Biden campaigns in Georgia, a state Democrats haven't won since Bill Clinton. [11] Indeed, the advertising campaign focused on Gibson's experience, calling him "Your Trusted Source," similar to a campaign for Jennings, "Trust Is Earned," in the wake of the Killian documents controversy at CBS and Brian Williams's assumption of the NBC anchor chair. This version was produced by WGBH, the Boston PBS station, which provided the captions and repackaged the broadcast with additional news stories – some of which were of special interest to the deafness – as well as late-news developments, weather forecasts, and sports scores inserted in place of commercials. Anchors of the program during the early 1960s, sometimes for short periods, included Alex Dreier, John Secondari, Fendall Winston Yerxa, Al Mann, Bill Shadel, and the three-person team of John Cameron Swayze (formerly of NBC), Bill Lawrence, and Bill Sheehan. In addition, starting in 1973, weeknight co-anchor Harry Reasoner hosted The Reasoner Report, a half-hour topical analysis of important stories (especially breaking developments in the Watergate scandal) in the vein of CBS's 60 Minutes, which Reasoner himself co-moderated at two different times. [3] Cecilia Vega and Tom Llamas rotated as anchors of the Saturday editions and Sunday editions until Llamas was named sole weekend anchor in January 2017.

However, the original names were restored on July 19, 2006, concurrent with the retitling of the weekday broadcasts, but the opening title sequence displayed the name as World News for both the Saturday and Sunday editions. Gibson anchored the broadcast the first part of the week; Bob Woodruff anchored the final edition of World News Tonight with Peter Jennings on August 12, 2005. A rotation of anchors hosted the program until August 9, 1983, when ABC announced that Jennings became the sole anchor and senior editor of World News Tonight, which took effect September 5, and on that day, the program began broadcasting from New York City on a regular basis. As of August 10, 2020, World News Tonight Marked 11 Consecutive Weeks as America’s Most-Watched Show.[33]. President Trump speaks from the White House podium, as his lead in Pennsylvania and Georgia shrinks to Joe Biden. For about a month, Good Morning America co-hosts Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer had alternated co-anchoring the newscast with Vargas. The transition team of President-elect and Vice President-elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris already at work, set to name members of a new coronavirus task force.

Coronavirus cases on the rise in all 50 states; A potential timetable for when Pfizer's vaccine could become available to Americans; President Trump with more shakeups at the White House and President Elect Joe Biden responds to Trump's decision not to concede; The Supreme Court hearing arguments on the Affordable Care Act.