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Description

Get ready for the 2018 Midterms with ABC News. Straightforward coverage of all the primaries, campaigns, and rallies leading up to the midterm election. Get ready to vote with live video of campaign rallies, follow reporters on the trail with candidates, and learn about the issues.

Watch ABC News directly from your Android phone - Watch news clips from your favorite shows including Good Morning America, World News, Nightline, This Week and 20/20. Get breaking U.S. and world news or catch up with the latest stories in entertainment, politics, sports, health, technology, science and business:

- Watch streaming live coverage as news breaks
- Multi-task - Browse and read stories as videos stream
- Listen to ABC News Radio in the car or wherever you are - even when you are in other apps
- Get personalized alerts & a custom ‘News Inbox’ keep you from missing stories for the topics you care about

STREAMING NEWS - VIDEO CLIPS & ABC NEWS RADIO:
No Cable subscription - No problem! Get hassle free news, wherever and whenever you need it, no signup or service required! Our new Android ABC News app lets you stream news from anywhere, whether you have WiFi or just a 3G connection - No need to log in or have a cable subscription.

Not interested in reading the News? Watch local and national news clips, check out news slideshows or listen to ABC Radio!

NEWS ALERTS THAT YOU CONTROL:
The ABC News app lets you set up and control a personalized list of alerts, so that we can send you push notifications about the topics that interest you. You can tell us how often you want to get the push notifications, and when. No need to wade through a bunch of news that you don’t care about! We will help you find exactly the stories, articles and videos that you are interested in.

NEWS CATEGORIES INCLUDE:
-US News
-Politics
-Local Interest Stories
-International News
-Investigative Reporting
-Lifestyle & Entertainment News
-Health
-Financial Stories
-Technology News
-Sports Reporting
-Travel

SEARCHABLE MULTI-MEDIA NEWS OF ALL TYPES:
Read, watch or listen to news that you want to hear! The ABC News App lets you search to find exactly what you are looking for. You can search by keyword, show or topic. We also have sections for ‘Trending News’ ‘Top Stories’ and the ‘Daily Rewind’ which will show you a visual recap of the events of the day!

SAVE FAVORITES & SET ALERTS:
Want to skip straight to your favorite topics? Save stories and topics you like in your Favorites, and we will automatically add those stories as well as any follow-up news related to those stories. Your ABC News Favorites holds just the stories that you care about.

LOCAL NEWS STORIES BY GEOGRAPHY:
Watch local stories from ABC stations in Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Raleigh & San Francisco.

SPORTS STORIES FROM ESPN:
Want to know when your favorite teams are playing or how they are doing? The ABC News app is all over it. We can store news stories and updates about domestic and international sports news & events directly in your bookmarks. We can even send you push-notifications about certain teams. Just customize your settings to tell us exactly what you want! We have NFL, NBA, NHL, tennis, golf and everything newsworthy in sports.

 Free in Google Play

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Version History

Launched Apr 28, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Dec 04
2018
(Current)
Version 3.21.4

Bug and crash fixes

Dec 03
2018
Version 3.21.3

Get ready for election night with ABC News! Get real time forecasts from FiveThirtyEight and receive breaking news alerts throughout the evening. Customize the notifications you receive to hear about the races you care about most.

Sep 05
2018
Version 3.20.14

Updates for Android P Users

Sep 04
2018
Version 3.19.11

Bug and crash fixes

Mar 28
2018
Version 3.18.19

We've updated our app to better support tablets and large devices. We've also fixed a lot of crashes!

Mar 27
2018
Version 3.17.13

UI enhancements to better match the Material Design spec. Bug fixes and performance enhancements as well.

Feb 06
2018
Version 3.16.07

Background enhancements and crash fixes
Slight update to fix issue with app crashing in the background

Dec 17
2017
Version 3.16.06

Background enhancements and crash fixes

Oct 31
2017
Version 3.15.02

In this build, we're improving our personalization.
We've:
- Reintroduced our topics as "Interests". Add interests to get push alerts and content specific to topics you care about
- Revamped onboarding
- Renamed the Alerts tab to "Interests"
- Added an Interest card to top stories with personalized content
Also fixed some crashes and other nasty bugs.
If you have any feedback, use the Feedback button in settings to let us know!

Oct 26
2017
Version 3.14.17

In this build, we're improving our personalization.
We've:
- Reintroduced our topics as "Interests". Add interests to get push alerts and content specific to topics you care about
- Revamped onboarding
- Renamed the Alerts tab to "Interests"
- Added an Interest card to top stories with personalized content
Also fixed some crashes and other nasty bugs.
If you have any feedback, use the Feedback button in settings to let us know!

Oct 26
2017
Version 3.14.16

In this build, we're improving our personalization.
We've:
- Reintroduced our topics as "Interests". Add interests to get push alerts and content specific to topics you care about
- Revamped onboarding
- Renamed the Alerts tab to "Interests"
- Added an Interest card to top stories with personalized content
Also fixed some crashes and other nasty bugs.
If you have any feedback, use the Feedback button in settings to let us know!

Aug 31
2017
Version 3.13.11

In this version we're bringing you a new breaking news bar, and a new live video card in top stories. Plus bug squashing and crash fixing.

Jul 24
2017
Version 3.12.07

Now you can catch full episodes from our #1 rated television shows in the app - sign in with your tv provider to watch!
This build also fixes a crash issue discovered in our last update.

Jul 17
2017
Version 3.12.05

Now you can catch full episodes from our #1 rated television shows in the app - sign in with your tv provider to watch!

Jun 19
2017
Version 3.11.25

In this version we're introducing a new video playlist feature that makes it easier to browse video clips. Tap on any video and be immersed in all the best video from ABC News!
Note: To take advantage of the new persistent player in the app, a new permission is required.

May 15
2017
Version 3.10.23

More small enhancements and backend tweaks coming out of our redesign. Added slideshow filmstrips to the homepage where applicable. As always we welcome your feedback - use the "Feedback" link in Settings.

May 04
2017
Version 3.10.19

More small enhancements and backend tweaks coming out of our redesign. Added slideshow filmstrips to the homepage where applicable. As always we welcome your feedback - use the "Feedback" link in Settings.

Mar 20
2017
Version 3.09.06

This update includes a new module on our Top Stories page that let's users go in-depth on a topic, whether it's a subject like Politics or a list of stories you can't miss. Also has some bug fixes and minor improvements.

Feb 28
2017
Version 3.08.12

Fixed a bug that caused some users to get a wrong story when tapping headlines.
As always, if you have any comments or feedback feel free to reach out through the "Feedback" button in settings.

Feb 16
2017
Version 3.08.11

Big update! We've heard the complaints from users that the app is slow, so we've optimized some processes, and improved overall performance.
Additionally fixed a bug that caused the app to crash in the background.
As always, if you have any comments or feedback feel free to reach out through the "Feedback" button in settings.

Feb 15
2017
Version 3.08.10

Big update! We've heard the complaints from users that the app is slow, so we've optimized some processes, and improved overall performance.
Additionally fixed a bug that caused the app to crash in the background.
As always, if you have any comments or feedback feel free to reach out through the "Feedback" button in settings.

Feb 13
2017
Version 3.08.07

We've redesigned our story page, as well as squashed some bugs and made backend improvements. Feel free to let us know what you think by using the feedback tool in the settings menu.

Jan 11
2017
Version 3.07.06

Small bug fixes and enhancements.

Dec 01
2016
Version 3.06.03

Small bug fixes and enhancements.

Nov 03
2016
Version 3.05.09

Get ready for Election Night with ABC News! Sign up for notifications and get the latest updates on national and local races. Also, be sure to tune in on Election Night to see our real-time results map, and live video coverage.
Other bug fixes and improvements:
Speed improvements - our app now loads faster than ever
Bug fixes

Oct 31
2016
Version 3.05.07

Get ready for Election Night with ABC News! Sign up for notifications and get the latest updates on national and local races. Also, be sure to tune in on Election Night to see our real-time results map, and live video coverage.
Other bug fixes and improvements:
Speed improvements - our app now loads faster than ever
Bug fixes

Oct 06
2016
Version 3.04.08

More small enhancements and backend tweaks coming out of our redesign. Added slideshow filmstrips to the homepage where applicable. As always we welcome your feedback - use the "Feedback" link in Settings.

Aug 10
2016
Version Varies with device

User feedback is very important to us, and this build is aimed at fixing issues that were reported after our last release:
Fixes:
Auto start video can be disabled in Settings
Crash fixes
Display and usability bugs
Much more
As always we appreciate your comments. Feel free to write us using the feedback forum link found in settings

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