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Straight to the heart of the stories that are driving national conversation, from experts with on-the-ground access. Hosted by Brad Mielke and powered by ABC News. Twenty minutes, every weekday, available by 6am.

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What Mueller Knew About Michael Cohen

3/20/2019
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A judge unseals a search warrant that tells the world what Robert Mueller had on Michael Cohen, before agents knocked on his door. The FDA approves a breakthrough drug for postpartum depression. And a city in Mozambique was so thoroughly destroyed...that no one heard about it for days. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:21:50

Why Police Are Scared Since New Zealand

3/19/2019
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A shooting in the Netherlands sends a jolt through law enforcement, as they see spikes in terror chatter online. President Trump gets set to meet with his Brazilian protege. And to keep college costs in check, the White House wants to limit students from getting government loans. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:22:01

The "Import" New Zealand Never Asked For

3/18/2019
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New Zealand grapples with its worst shooting ever, as the White House grapples with questions about white supremacy. Ethiopian officials say there's a link between two recent Boeing crashes. And President Trump bashes John McCain bashes the late John McCain over the infamous "dossier." Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:23:39

Veto!

3/15/2019
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After a lopsided rebuke from the Senate, President Trump prepares to veto his first bill. New York police think a street shooting was actually a mob hit. And the biggest admissions fraud case in history could hurt disabled students next year. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram:...

Duration:00:22:39

BONUS: Beto's Running

3/14/2019
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Beto O'Rourke just announced he's running for president. FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver stops by the studio to tell Brad about his chances. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starthereabc Discover more ABC News podcasts: http://www.abcnewspodcasts.com Start...

Duration:00:10:09

Welcome to the Infrequent Flier Club

3/14/2019
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A spooked FAA reverses course and grounds every 737 MAX plane in the nation. Paul Manafort gets his sentence...and then gets new charges. And thousands of Syrian children have escaped the fighting, but have nowhere to turn, as ISIS fighters take to tunnels. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc -...

Duration:00:25:00

Operation Varsity Blues

3/13/2019
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The Justice Department stages the biggest college admissions bust in American history. The US becomes one of the only countries allowing 737 Max 8's to take off. And as blackouts roll on, Venezuelans are climbing down into sewer systems to get clean water. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc -...

Duration:00:22:39

"Is This Flight a 737?"

3/12/2019
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Several countries ground the plane model that crashed in Ethiopia this weekend - but the US is not following suit. The White House releases its budget proposal, with plenty of would-be winners and losers. And law enforcement look back, one year after the deadliest serial bombing in decades. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:24:05

The Next Border Wall Fight Starts Now

3/11/2019
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A new shutdown fight suddenly looms, as President Trump gets set to ask for $8.6 billion in border wall funding. Satellite images show North Korea re-building its launch sites even faster than originally thought. And Elizabeth Warren's latest proposal could be a nightmare for Big Tech. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:22:09

Manafort's Sentence Fragment.

3/8/2019
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Rather than 19 to 25 years in prison, Paul Manafort received just under four -- but he has another sentence still to come. Several would-be candidates say "no thanks" to 2020. And authorities say a drugmaker paid off doctors and lied to insurance companies to push a potentially lethal drug. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:21:42

The Military's Biggest #MeToo

3/7/2019
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In a shocking moment, Sen. Martha McSally adds her name to the list of servicemembers who were raped while in the military. Democrats weigh how to handle controversy around some of their new stars. And as fans analyze R. Kelly's revealing interview, he's been jailed for not paying child support. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:21:56

A Breakup Text, North Korea Style

3/6/2019
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New satellite images show within 48 hours of nuclear talks collapsing, North Korea began rebuilding missile sites. Scientists announce that for only the second time in history, a patient with HIV might be cured. And House Democrats prepare to finally ask for President Trump's tax returns. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:22:00

24 Miles of Terror

3/5/2019
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It was the strongest tornado America has seen in years...and it was just one of the deadly storms that tore through the Deep South. Congressional Democrats issue sweeping requests for documents from 81 Trump associates. And the number of illegal border crossings in February just rose six fold. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:21:58

It's Mueller Time. And Nadler Time.

3/4/2019
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House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler tells ABC he's issuing document requests to more than 60 Trump associates. President Trump goes off script at CPAC. And Sacramento prosecutors say no crimes were committed when cops shot an unarmed man in the back. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/starthereabc - Instagram:...

Duration:00:22:00

What's Next After a Summit Cut Short?

3/1/2019
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That's a question you could ask about a lot of things this week - from the nuclear summit that ended without a deal to the Michael Cohen testimony that gave Democrats new leads. Also, a new report suggests President Trump put his thumb on the scale when his son-in-law was struggling to get a top-secret security clearance. And the prime minister of Israel is facing a corruption indictment weeks before he's up for re-election. Like the show? Leave a review:...

Duration:00:20:47

Split Screen: Kim & Cohen

2/28/2019
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It's been a pivotal 24 hours in the Trump presidency, with two major stories taking dramatic turns. The nuclear summit in Vietnam was cut short without President Trump and the leader of North Korea reaching an agreement. And in Washington, the president's former personal attorney Michael Cohen told Congress he now considers Mr. Trump a "racist," a "con man" and a "cheat" who - Cohen says - has committed crimes since he's been in the Oval Office. Like the show? Leave a review:...

Duration:00:20:21

The Fire & Fury of Michael Cohen

2/27/2019
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The president's former fixer prepares to bring accusations - and, he says, proof - of crimes by the president. On the other side of the world, the president prepares to meet with Kim Jong Un. And Republicans weigh whether to rebuke a national emergency declaration, in the face of a veto threat. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:20:58

Exclusive: Maduro's Message for Trump

2/26/2019
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In his first American interview in years, Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro tells ABC's Tom Llamas that the US is "fabricating" a crisis as a pretext to war. President Trump lowers expectations for his summit with Kim Jong Un. And one woman's complaint about a housing inspector has sparked a firestorm around public housing programs. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:20:53

Venezuela's Border Battle

2/25/2019
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Violence erupts on the Venezuelan border as volunteers try to bring in foreign aid. President Trump prepares to fly overseas, but investigations could overshadow everything here at home. And R. Kelly remained behind bars as he faced sexual abuse charges, because he couldn't afford the $100,000 bond. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:21:27

What Smollett Means to Hate Crime Victims

2/22/2019
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As Jussie Smollett faces charges of faking a hate crime to boost his salary, cops say he's "pissed everybody off." Venezuela braces for a potential standoff at the border tomorrow. And nearly four months after Election Day, North Carolina will have a congressional do-over. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/starthereabc - Facebook:...

Duration:00:21:02