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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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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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America Goes Back to School

12/5/2019
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The House Judiciary Committee hears forceful cases from four law professors on impeachment, though they didn't always agree. A Republican governor defies President Trump, countering what GOP strategists call a worrisome trend. And after an ABC News investigation, and a meeting with the Vatican, a Buffalo bishop resigns. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:40

Report: Big if True

12/4/2019
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As the House Judiciary Committee gets ready for its first big hearings since the Mueller report, House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff outlines what he calls impeachable findings. Facing mounting concerns ahead of Iowa, Kamala Harris suspends her presidential campaign. And President Trump gets into a tense back-and-forth with the president of France. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:08

NATOrious

12/3/2019
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President Trump arrives in London for a gathering of NATO allies, as the alliance looks increasingly tenuous. The Supreme Court considers a 2nd Amendment case that gun rights activists have been waiting for. And Chicago's mayor suddenly decides to fire the city's police chief. 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:00:23:28

London's Image, Falling Down

12/2/2019
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Two years after a terror attack on the famed London Bridge, another deadly attack could weigh on an upcoming election. While President Trump heads to Britain, Republicans gauge whether the White House will mount a defense in this week's impeachment hearings. And the promise of a "ceasefire" could re-shape the US strategy toward the Taliban, affecting thousands of American troops. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show...

Duration:00:22:39

Black Friday: It's a Jungle Out There

11/29/2019
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In a special Black Friday edition of Start Here, we take a look at how online shopping is shaping the world. From our cities, to malls, to our workplaces, Brad interviews a series of experts to envision the future of e-commerce. 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:00:25:05

America's Bounty

11/28/2019
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In a special Thanksgiving edition of Start Here, ABC's Aaron Katersky travels from farm to farm to find out how the art of getting food to your table is changing. 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:...

Duration:00:17:39

The Next Step to Impeachment

11/27/2019
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The House Judiciary Committee announces it will hold its own impeachment hearings. An alarming new study shows life expectancy falling in America. And as Syrians continue to flee, they could be re-settled in "safe zones" that don't seem safe. 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:00:21:25

The White House Witness Protection Program

11/26/2019
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As the House Intelligence Committee weighs its evidence, federal courts weigh in on what the White House is allowed to withhold. President Trump stands up for the Navy SEAL that was on the verge of losing his rank. And a crew executes an elaborate heist of an old castle in Germany. 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:00:23:59

The Standoff That SEALed His Fate

11/25/2019
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A public argument with the president over discipline leads to the head of the Navy being ousted. Michael Bloomberg jumps into the presidential race with the largest ad-buy in history. And for the second time in barely a month, a K-pop superstar dies. If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC...

Duration:00:24:30

"This is All Going to Blow Up."

11/22/2019
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Fiona Hill and David Holmes offer explosive testimony on what could be the final day of House impeachment hearings. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is indicted on criminal charges. And Indiana University says its professor's sexist, racist, and homophobic tweets are repugnant...but he can't be fired for them. 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 -...

Duration:00:22:00

"The Gordon Problem"

11/21/2019
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In a bombshell statement, EU Ambassador Gordon Sondland tells Congress there was a quid pro quo with the Ukrainians, and that everyone around President Trump was "in the loop." Democratic candidates address impeachment, the justice system, and the rise of Pete Buttigieg. And a Maryland school board votes to try to "de-segregate" an area, amid an unexpected backlash. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and...

Duration:00:24:52

Colonel of Truth?

11/20/2019
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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman headlined Tuesday's impeachment testimonies, but today Trump's handpicked EU Ambassador will be sworn in. The correctional guards in charge of Jeffrey Epstein's safety are charged with crimes. And Iran plunges into violence and confusion, as protests reportedly lead to deaths. 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:00:24:21

On the Call Where It Happened

11/19/2019
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In the most jam-packed day of impeachment testimony so far, Congress gets ready to hear from four witnesses, most of whom were on that fateful call with President Trump. Scientists say they've found the likely culprit behind a spate of vaping-related illnesses. And Chick Fil-A severs ties with two controversial charities it stood by for years. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:20:46

A Simple Look at Impeachment Testimony (We Swear)

11/18/2019
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As Congress gets ready for a jam-packed week of impeachment proceedings, we take a look at recent witnesses and how they set up the next ones. Prince Andrew defends himself against accusations that he abused an underage girl provided to him by Jeffrey Epstein. And while Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren claim frontrunner status nationwide, Pete Buttigieg surges in Iowa. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and...

Duration:00:23:38

An Active Shooter Drill, Come to Life

11/15/2019
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A Southern California student opens fire on his classmates, bringing parents' worst nightmares to life. The House Intelligence Committee gets ready for Day 2 of impeachment hearings. And Venice residents are seeing the worst flooding in half a century, despite a system that is supposed to keep everyone dry. 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 -...

Duration:00:23:45

"Not As Outlandish as It Could Be"

11/14/2019
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In a special edition of Start Here, presidential impeachment proceedings begin for the fourth time in American history. Brad and the rest of the ABC team have every square inch of the Capitol covered, breaking down testimonies as the first witnesses are sworn in. 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:00:24:53

Witness(es) to History

11/13/2019
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Congress will swear in its first witnesses in impeachment proceedings against President Trump. The Supreme Court listens to the landmark DACA case, and issues a surprise decision on another. And chaos in Hong Kong swirls further out of control. 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:00:22:54

What Happens to a Dreamer Deferred

11/12/2019
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The Supreme Court will hear one of the biggest cases of the year, with the fates of 700,000 DACA recipients hanging in the balance. President Trump weighs a ban on vape flavors, weeks after he promised stricter regulations. And Apple Card applicants cry foul as husbands receive larger lines of credit than their wives. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:20:55

Your Impeachment Week Primer

11/11/2019
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As Washington prepares for public hearings, Democrats and Republicans argue over who should make the witness list. Presidential candidates weigh in on Michael Bloomberg's potential playbook. And amid a wave of protests, Bolivia becomes the latest country to oust its leader. 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:00:20:38

Will Bloomberg Join the Party?

11/8/2019
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Sources say former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg will take the first steps to running in the Democratic primary, potentially upending the race. John Bolton might testify in the impeachment probe with a subpoena...so why won't Democrats issue one? And a Long Island company claimed its products were "Made in America," but prosecutors say a scam might have allowed China to spy on our military for years. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for...

Duration:00:23:14