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Start Here

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A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke. Winner of the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation.

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A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke. Winner of the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation.

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By A Dallas News fan... Usually - Aug 12 2019
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Can’t start my day without it!

Best way to start my day

By JennSkerbinc - Aug 01 2019
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My favorite news podcast to get me caught up on all that is going on in the world!!!

iTunes Ratings

1291 Ratings
Average Ratings
1068
91
41
25
66

Love it!

By A Dallas News fan... Usually - Aug 12 2019
Read more
Can’t start my day without it!

Best way to start my day

By JennSkerbinc - Aug 01 2019
Read more
My favorite news podcast to get me caught up on all that is going on in the world!!!
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Start Here

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A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke. Winner of the 2019 Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Innovation.

Rank #1: 13 Hours

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On the same day, cities come under siege from two different lone gunmen. In a special edition of Start Here, witnesses and reporters on scene describe the mass shootings that are galvanizing the debate on gun violence. But many Democrats are going past their usual talking points, and focusing on President Trump's rhetoric.


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Aug 05 2019
23 mins
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Rank #2: Go Easy on Me, Kids

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Joe Biden is challenged not just by Kamala Harris, but the rest of the Democratic field. President Trump gets his wish from the Fed, but not really. And ABC News investigates the circumstances of child brides in America.


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Aug 01 2019
22 mins
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Rank #3: Trump's Shopping List

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The president announces new tariffs on Chinese imports. Democrats argue over impeachment, and over loyalty to Barack Obama. And a Navy SEAL tells military leaders "we have a problem."


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Aug 02 2019
21 mins
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Rank #4: Whose Team Are You On, Anyway?

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Moderates rip Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in a Democratic debate. President Trump's pick for spy chief faces new questions. And wealthy families exploit a legal loophole to get financial aid.


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Jul 31 2019
22 mins
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Rank #5: Miami Twice

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Kamala Harris seizes the moment in Miami. The Supreme Court stays out of gerrymandering disputes. And Twitter says it won't ban President Trump...but it might warn users about him.


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Jun 28 2019
21 mins
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Rank #6: He's Baaaaaaack

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Robert Mueller agrees to testify in front of Congress, and the rest of the world. The acting director of Customs and Border Protection abruptly resigns. And Democrats get ready for the first debate of the 2020 campaign.


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Jun 26 2019
22 mins
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Rank #7: "If She Would Like to Rephrase that Comment"

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Congress erupts over whether President Trump's tweets were racist. The Justice Department decides not to bring charges over Eric Garner's death. And Puerto Rico braces for protests tonight.


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Jul 17 2019
22 mins
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Rank #8: Joe Being...Oh.

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Joe Biden causes a furor in Washington with tales of working with segregationists. ABC's Tom Llamas examines how Biden's son made millions when his father was in office. And amid a raft of climate headlines, the EPA makes a big change to emissions standards.


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Jun 20 2019
21 mins
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Rank #9: "Make 2016 a Thing Again"

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President Trump saw last night as the launch of his 2020 campaign -- so why did it seem so similar to a 2016 speech? In a stunning departure, the Defense Department loses its leader. And on Juneteenth, Congress takes a hard look at reparations.


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Jun 19 2019
22 mins
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Rank #10: The American Dream in Honduras

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Amid a contentious debate over immigration policy, ABC reporters follow Central American migrants on their journeys into the US.


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Jul 05 2019
20 mins
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Rank #11: Enter Stage Left (or Maybe Not So Left)

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Candidates take the stage in the first Democratic debate. As they tackle immigration, ABC tours the Texas migrant facility that's sparked a fury. And the Supreme Court gets ready to issue its biggest rulings of the year.


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Jun 27 2019
21 mins
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Rank #12: Green Light, Red Light

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President Trump is still weighing his military options in Iran, but each side continues to raise the stakes. After an about-face from ICE, a pediatrician compares detention centers for children to "torture facilities." And Oregon lawmakers go on the run with state police tasked with dragging them to the capitol for a vote.


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Jun 24 2019
22 mins
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Rank #13: Round Two: Fight!

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Democrats arrive in Detroit for a crucial second round of debates. Details emerge about a mass shooter's white supremacist posts. And did Vladimir Putin's top critic fall prey to allergies...or poison?


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Jul 30 2019
23 mins
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