In The Loop delivers a distinctive deep dive that goes beyond the headlines every weeknight at 9 p.m. ET. Host Christian Bryant keeps things real with a mix of creative explainers, on-the-ground storytelling, and some off-the-wall fun to unpack one big story each night and showcase a range of Newsy's best reporting.
The Next Steps For Finland, Sweden As They Prepare To Join NATO
Sweden and Finland were approved to join NATO, but there are still some requirements the bloc needs to meet before they become official members.
How The Military Is Boosting Recruitment Through Video Games
With enlistment dropping, the military is turning to video games to make an impact with young recruits.
What To Know Now About COVID And Updated Vaccines
COVID in the U.S. is definitely not what it once was, but there are still changes in vaccines and research we're trying to understand.
How College Athletes' Name, Image And Likeness Changed The Game
The rule allowing college athletes to earn money off their name, image and likeness has reshaped the game landscape, especially for women.
The Medical Effects of Abortion Bans
The overturning of Roe v. Wade will have risky ripple effects for the health of a woman during pregnancy and birth.
Roe Is Overturned. What's Next?
A landmark Supreme Court ruling struck down Roe v. Wade, causing ripple effects and reactions across the nation.
How The Buffalo Shooting Brought 'Supermarket Redlining' To Light
The Tops supermarket shooting has made Buffalo a food desert again, which stems from a legacy of discrimination in housing and city planning.
New Abortion Laws Say It's Clear When Life Starts. Biology Can't Agree
New research didn't bring an irrefutable answer to when the start of life is. Instead, the question got more complicated.
More Than 30 Years After ADA, Cities Fail To Be Accessible
Many cities are not building with people with disabilities in mind even after the Americans with Disabilities Act.
How Soccer And Formula One Are Winning Over American Fans
Newsy's "In The Loop: Scoreboard" looks into the business side of sports. Today, we're diving into how some sports have grown their fanbases.
Neglecting Black Cemeteries Threatens Black History
As late as the 1950s, one estimate was that about 90% of all private cemeteries in the U.S. still practiced some form of racial restrictions.
Why Even Celebrities Can Often Be Victims Of Elder Abuse
Elder abuse is a more common problem than it may seem, but it's gotten increased attention from a number of high-profile allegations and cases.
Why Fertility Doctors Get Away With Using Their Own Sperm
Gaps in laws around fertility fraud and the doctors that perform the services have been highlighted in some recent documentaries and settlements.
How Sports Stats And Analytics Have Changed The Game
Studying stats and analytics has become a new tool in changing how professional sports teams play.
Cities Are Taking A Financial Hit As More People Work From Home
Businesses that would typically see customers coming from work nearby are seeing a decrease in revenue.
Mass Shootings Are A Uniquely American Problem
The U.S. is not like other countries when it comes to school shootings or even gun laws.
How Countries Like The U.K. Have Quelled Gun Violence
The United Kingdom has one of the lowest rates of gun violence deaths in the world, and it also has one of the strictest sets of gun restrictions.
Losing Bees Could Have Huge Implications For The Environment
The decline or loss of bees could affect our food and other products, but it can also affect our environment, as they serve as a pollinator.
Texas Has Loose Gun Laws, But Gov. Abbott Hasn't Pushed For Change
Texas is in the spotlight this week as the national discussion around guns and mass shootings has reignited.
How The World Is Reacting To The Uvalde School Shooting
Newsy correspondents in Venezuela, London and Tokyo share how the countries are responding to the latest mass shooting in the U.S.
Behind The Scenes Of The Scripps Spelling Bee With LeVar Burton
Christian Bryant talks with LeVar Burton, the host of this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee and former host of "Reading Rainbow."
How City Planning Can Support Environmental Justice
Some states had new policies to protect against environmental racism, but many of them are now outdated.
El Salvador Pushed For Bitcoin. Now It's Dealing With The Risk
El Salvador pushed to make bitcoin a legal tender, but fluctuations in interest and inflation haven't encouraged a steady result.
How Sharing Your Salary Can Help Make Your Job More Equitable
Gen Z is making pay transparency more common, and now some states are creating laws to require it.
How The New 988 Hotline Will Change Mental Health Crisis Response
Calling 988 will act as a new hotline for mental health emergencies, caring for callers before other emergency services intervene.
Pop Quiz: How Does The Military Control Its Hollywood Image?
In this segment of "Pop Quiz," Newsy's "In The Loop" dives into the military's relationship and influence with Hollywood movie studios.
More Investors Are Buying Mobile Home Parks, Leaving Residents Behind
One of America's more affordable housing options is now a target of investors, who often raise rent and other fees.
Marijuana Laws Are Changing. Will DUI Laws Follow?
There is little agreement or clarity on what the level of driving impairment is for marijuana, though the idea is mentioned by lawmakers.
Are High Gas Prices Pushing People To Electric Vehicles?
Automakers are making more electric vehicles, and Americans are buying them. But they're not that accessible to everyone in the U.S.
The Leading Cause Of Death For American Children Is Now Gun Violence
Researchers say prevention efforts can help reduce the number of kids dying from gun violence, but more data is also needed to understand why.
Why Disney's Special District Is Harder To Dissolve Than It Seems
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill to dissolve a Disney special district, but now many wonder what this means for future debts and taxes.
Is Asian Representation In Hollywood Finally Changing?
In celebration of APPI Heritage month, Newsy's "In The Loop" dives into the rise of AAPI representation in Hollywood and the issues that still stand.
Natural Disasters Are Getting Worse, But So Is FEMA Aid For Survivors
Disaster relief is needed now more than ever as natural disasters increase, but FEMA often denies requests, especially to marginalized communities.
Pop Quiz: Who Makes Money When You Stream A Song Online?
Streaming has become increasingly popular in the music industry, but it's also changed how those in the industry get paid.
Social Media Has Become Saturated With Ads. How Did We Get Here?
Social media platforms are making much of their revenue off of advertising. So is there anything you can do to avoid seeing these ads?
How Meditation Apps Became A Billion-Dollar Industry
Meditation apps boomed during the pandemic, but the trend was building before. Now some companies are worth billions of dollars.
New Law Reducing Surprise Medical Billing Still Has Gaps
Under the "No Surprises Act," everyone who takes care of you at an emergency room will be in-network. But the law won't help every person.
How The COVID Lockdown In Shanghai Has Spun Into Chaos
China's zero-COVID policy has locked residents in their homes for way longer than initially planned. Now it's created urgent problems for citizens.
Tornado Alley Is Expanding, Hitting More Southern States Than Ever
Scientists aren't completely sure what's causing the shift, but climate change could be partly to blame.
Pop Quiz: Can Awards Shows Remain Relevant And Hold Onto Audiences?
Award shows have been losing viewer numbers over the years, but the ceremonies seem to still have influence over entertainment consumers as a whole.
How Long Will The Pause On Student Loans Last?
The pause has already made a significant difference for many Americans, but borrowers are still looking for some degree of forgiveness.
The World United To Fix The Ozone Hole, So Why Not Climate Change?
In the first installment of "Operation: Earth," Newsy's "In The Loop" dives into the ozone solution and its relation to climate change issues.
How City Planning, Biking Helps Reduce America's Emissions Problem
As part of "Operation: Earth," Newsy's "In The Loop" dives into how we can solve environmental issues. Today: how biking can impact emission levels.
Is Hitting A 50% Recycling Rate Realistic?
The EPA set the national recycling rate to 50% by 2030, but what will it take for citizens and businesses to hit that goal?
Wind Energy Isn't New, But Opponents May Hinder Its Growth
Though it's cheaper to build and operate new wind plants than run existing coal plants, opponents say the benefits still don't outweigh other cons.
Is Your Bottled Water Really That Much Different Than Tap Water?
Bottled water goes through a long journey before it gets to you, and that process has multiple ethical and environmental impacts.
Who Is Disney's Real 'First Gay Character?' It's Complicated
When Disney has included LGBTQ characters, they're often in the background or cut from scenes altogether in other countries.
Could Next COVID Wave Mean More Vaccine Shots?
It's been at least five months since many Americans received their last vaccine shot, and studies show immunity can decline after that time.
Politics Are Driving Cities To Push For Separation As New States
Some conservative counties are pushing to join red states, which would shift politics, tax dollars and demographics.
Breaking Down The Unique Legal Knot Of The Texas Abortion Law
SB 8 is an unprecedented law that creates a "bounty" system allowing anyone involved in the abortion process to be sued, even for an incentive.
Youth Activism Isn't New, Despite Its Social Media Prevalence Now
Movements led by young people in the U.S. can date back to the mid 1900s, like the Greensboro Four and Tinker v. Des Moines.