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A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

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A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

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English


Episodes

The Texas Synagogue Standoff

1/17/2022
A hostage crisis at a synagogue ends with the hostage-taker dead. The Pentagon warns Russia is preparing a "false flag operation" with the hopes of invading Ukraine. And Novak Djokovic is deported from Australia.

Duration:00:24:36

OSHA: 0 Days Since a SCOTUS Rebuke

1/14/2022
The Supreme Court strikes down President Biden's vaccine-or-test mandate for large businesses. The Department of Justice arrests the leader of the Oath Keepers militia group on sedition charges. And a major student lender is forced to forgive nearly $2 billion in loans.

Duration:00:28:43

Sticker Shock: Inflation Rises Even Higher

1/13/2022
New inflation numbers show prices rising 7% in the last twelve months, the biggest spike in a generation. A New York judge says a civil suit against Prince Andrew can proceed to trial. And Republican lawmakers say their constituents are adding extra pressure to restrict voting rights.

Duration:00:27:10

Biden’s Voting Rights Plan: Late to the Party?

1/12/2022
President Biden takes his voting rights push to Atlanta. Doctors urge Americans to invest in N95-style masks. And in an exclusive interview, Jamie Lynn Spears defends the role she played as Britney Spears fell under conservatorship.

Duration:00:27:38

Filibuster’s Last Stand

1/11/2022
President Biden heads to Georgia to make a push for voting rights legislation, and a major rule change to make the legislation happen. The U.S. sets a new record for COVID-positive patients in the hospital. And a lawsuit takes aim at how elite colleges award financial aid.

Duration:00:27:17

Deadly Bronx Blaze

1/10/2022
A five-alarm fire kills at least 19 people in a New York City high-rise. The standoff between the teachers' union and Chicago officials continues amid a spike in COVID cases. An Australian judge decides tennis star Novak Djokovic's fate.

Duration:00:28:13

“You Can't Love Your Country Only When You Win”

1/7/2022
President Biden gives forceful remarks, directed to former President Trump, on the anniversary of the Capitol attack. The Supreme Court considers Biden's COVID mandates. And protesters seize power in Kazakhstan's largest city.

Duration:00:25:11

Before the Insurrection

1/6/2022
One year after an attack on the U.S. Capitol, experts draw a straight line from militia standoffs a decade ago to January 6th. A former spokesman for the Oath Keepers describes how a series of victories inspired extremist groups to think bigger. And investigators outline which answers they're still pursuing.

Duration:00:31:55

Existential Spread

1/5/2022
The CDC issues new guidance on isolation following confusion and pushback. Startling new stats show 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in one month. And a traffic jam becomes something much more dangerous on one of the nation's busiest interstates.

Duration:00:24:39

Reading, Writing, Rapid Tests

1/4/2022
Facing unprecedented community spread, schools quickly switch back to online learning. A jury finds Elizabeth Holmes guilty of fraud. And wireless carriers push back an anticipated 5G rollout over airline concerns.

Duration:00:26:22

2020…2?

1/3/2022
As cases of the Omicron variant soar, the CDC faces pushback over its relaxed isolation rules. A surprise December wildfire becomes the most destructive in Colorado history. And with the conviction of Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein's accusers set their sights on Prince Andrew.

Duration:00:28:32

Some Last Things

12/30/2021
The producers of "Start Here" discuss their favorite One Last Thing segments of the year. Featuring Kelly Terez, Madeleine Wood, Jen Newman, Louis Milman, Vika Aronson, David Toledo, and Brenda Salinas Baker.

Duration:00:32:50

The Year in Misinformation

12/29/2021
Misinformation expert Suzanne Nossell discusses the prevalence of misinformation in 2021, while prescribing what companies -- including newsrooms -- can do better.

Duration:00:21:02

Calling an Audible on "Race Norming"

12/28/2021
As we continue updating the biggest stories of 2021, ESPN's Ryan Smith and ABC Investigative Producer Pete Madden describe their groundbreaking report on NFL concussion settlements -- and describe the widespread changes in medicine that followed.

Duration:00:21:57

Afghanistan's "Pineapple Express"

12/27/2021
In a special edition of "Start Here," we revisit a conversation with a woman desperately trying to get her family out of Afghanistan as Kabul fell. Meanwhile, a former Green Beret speaks to us after helping hundreds of Afghan military contacts escape -- some of which who now live down the road from him.

Duration:00:28:37

Biden on COVID: “Nothing’s Been Good Enough”

12/23/2021
With Omicron cases surging, President Biden sits down with David Muir. In a big reversal, the White House pushes back student loan payments. And a 110-year prison term ignites a debate over mandatory sentencing guidelines.

Duration:00:27:07

165 Miles: Tracking Kentucky's Longest Tornado

12/22/2021
In the aftermath of the longest-track tornado in nearly a century, Brad retraces the 165-mile path that decimated Kentucky communities. How to help: American Red Cross Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund Feeding America Kentucky Heartland CARE

Duration:00:19:45

Mandates, Not Lockdowns

12/21/2021
President Biden is set to unveil new steps to battle the explosive rise of the Omicron variant, fresh off his own potential exposure to the virus. A federal jury in New York deliberates whether Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell is a criminal accomplice or innocent scapegoat. And, worried about rising extremism in the ranks, the Pentagon sets a detailed action plan for military commanders to crack down on potential bad actors.

Duration:00:24:04

Build Back... Never?

12/20/2021
Sen. Joe Manchin deals a potential death-blow to President Biden's "Build Back Better" plan. Can any of Democrats' social agenda survive? As Omicron sweeps the U.S., many are wondering why Americans who are vaccinated and boosted can't just cope with the virus like they do the seasonal flu. And, why a viral TikTok threat has disrupted dozens of school systems across several states just before Christmas.

Duration:00:25:57

Your Omicron FAQ’s, Answered

12/17/2021
With Omicron cases spreading faster than they can be measured, the CDC says Americans should choose the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines over Johnson & Johnson. The FDA clears the way for abortion pills in the mail. And former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter prepares to take the stand.

Duration:00:26:01