"World News'" coverage of domestic and international events is complemented by:
• Exclusive reporting by Chief Investigative Correspondent Brian Ross and the ABC News Investigative Team.
• "Healthy Living" segments featuring the latest health and medical news from ABC's Chief Health and Medical editor, Dr. Richard Besser, and other ABC correspondents.
• "Made in America," a recurring series that looks at how jobs can and are being created in America.
• "Person of the Week," a weekly segment airing on Fridays that highlights a person who has made a difference to the world, the country or a community. The series was a part of the broadcast from 1986 until 1998, and was reintroduced in 2003.
"ABC World News" is one of the most honored news programs in the world. The broadcast won an Overseas Press Club Award for its coverage of the devastating Chinese earthquake and also figured in a 2007 Peabody Award that recognized a series of reports from Bob Woodruff on traumatic brain injuries among Iraq War veterans. In 2006 the program was recognized with three Emmy Awards for reports from the "Iraq: Where Things Stand" series, as well as an investigation that exposed the presence of big money in politics during the 2004 campaign season. For two consecutive years, "World News" won the 2004 and 2005 Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast. In 2005 the broadcast won Emmy Awards for pieces on the Iraq War and the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. It also won Emmys for segments related to September 11th coverage, and was part of the ABC News effort recognized with a Peabody Award for its coverage of the September 11th attacks and their aftermath.
"ABC World News" is complemented by strong digital components available throughout the day on the "World News" webpage. In addition viewers can get the latest headlines from "World News" on Twitter @ABCWorldNews and on Facebook.
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