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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.

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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ABC News (US)

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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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English


Episodes

The Layoffs That Broke the Internet

3/27/2020
The coronavirus pandemic results in the single biggest week of layoffs in American history, and more are on the way. A New York hospital is already being overloaded with COVID-19 cases. And outbreak wreaks havoc on an American aircraft carrier. 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:00:24:12

The Biggest Stimulus Bill in History

3/26/2020
The US Senate strikes a $2 trillion dollar deal to get cash to Americans whose lives are being upended by the coronavirus pandemic. New York gets its first glimmer of good news, but many hospitals and morgues are already at capacity ahead of a surge. And a nurse answers our questions, from "what's the biggest mistake you're seeing" to "do you wash your Amazon packages?" Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and...

Duration:00:24:14

"This Is Not a Game"

3/25/2020
President Trump has circled Easter Sunday on his calendar for America's "grand re-opening." A New York family describes what it's like to lose someone to COVID-19. And India puts 1.3 billion people on lockdown. 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:00:24:53

Back to Work. (Too Soon?)

3/24/2020
In a break with health experts, President Trump signals that two weeks of working from home might be enough. A stimulus deal appears to be on the horizon, but it still hasn't been approved by Congress. And we ask ABC's Chief Medical Correspondent: do homemade masks do anything? 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:00:22:54

Make Masks, Not War

3/23/2020
While social distancing may slow the spread of COVID-19, states are becoming nervous that their hospitals will be overwhelmed. Everyone agrees on the need for a stimulus bill, so why did talks break down between Republicans and Democrats? And while this is a very contagious strain of coronavirus, doctors see a silver lining in their colleagues' masks. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:23:41

Doctor's Orders: Stay Home

3/20/2020
California Gov. Gavin Newsom puts the entire state on lock-down, as President Trump expresses hope about drug treatments for COVID-19. Americans abroad find themselves stuck as borders close. And doctors say shortages of masks and respirators are already starting. 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:00:24:43

Our Reporter Got COVID-19. Here's What Happened Next.

3/19/2020
ABC's Kaylee Hartung checks in from quarantine after being diagnosed with coronavirus. The markets reach their lowest point since the early days of the Trump Administration, but the concerns go far beyond stocks. And why health officials say no one -- even President Trump -- should be calling this a "Chinese flu." Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:03

"Please Stay Home." Minus the "Please"

3/18/2020
California could just be the beginning -- other areas are now considering mandatory "shelter in place" orders. As analysts announce a recession has arrived, the Trump Administration pushes the biggest economic stimulus plan in history. And what's the bigger problem for Bernie Sanders: a lack of delegates, or a lack of voters in line? Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:24:12

The New Normal

3/17/2020
A Wall Street free-fall signals longer-lasting problems as economists foresee a "new normal." President Trump issues new, stricter guidelines on Americans' behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic. And suspicious cyber activity on government networks raises the question: what if foreign countries try to make this worse, not better? Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:22:47

CDC: Shut It Down

3/16/2020
In a dramatic escalation, the CDC recommends shutting down gatherings of 50+ people, as state and local officials force bars and restaurants to shutter. Hospitals wonder how they'll keep the sickest patients alive ahead of a possible ventilator shortage. And the distance between Joe Biden & Bernie Sanders becomes apparent in what might be the last primary debate of 2020. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates...

Duration:00:25:35

"That is a Failing."

3/13/2020
One of the nation's top health experts sounds the alarm, saying the U.S. has "failed" when it comes to testing for COVID-19. The stock market suffers its worst drop since Black Monday, while lawmakers continue to work on a possible stimulus package. And the U.S. military launches airstrikes after an Iranian-backed militia group crosses a 'red line' in Iraq. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: -...

Duration:00:24:15

Cancel Culture: It's Spreading

3/12/2020
As the World Health Organization recognizes a coronavirus "pandemic," President Trump and other leaders take drastic steps. Harvey Weinstein's victims share their stories at his sentencing. And Bernie Sanders changes his tone as the Democratic primary enters a new phase. 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:00:25:00

Like a Glove: Did Michigan Just Win it for Biden?

3/11/2020
In a state Bernie Sanders needed to win, Joe Biden cruises to victory, potentially clinching the Democratic nomination. The Trump Administration floats a tax relief plan to stem fears of novel coronavirus. And a year after ISIS was declared defeated, the Pentagon identifies two Marines killed by ISIS fighters in Iraq. Listen and subscribe to our new daily podcast, "COVID-19: What You Need to Know": https://abcaudio.com/podcasts/covid-19/ Like the show? Leave a review:...

Duration:00:25:55

Is The Economy Infected?

3/10/2020
Pessimism gives way to panic on Wall Street, as a ten-minute freefall trips a "circuit breaker" for the first time in a generation. A congressman who famously wore a gas mask on the House floor might have just exposed President Trump to coronavirus. And FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver explains why Michigan isn't enough to "make" Bernie Sanders' chances...but it could break them. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show...

Duration:00:24:43

Abandon Ships

3/9/2020
In its most sweeping move yet to fight COVID-19, the Trump Administration advises Americans to stop going on cruises worldwide. Kamala Harris becomes the latest former candidate to endorse Joe Biden. And as Saudi Arabia makes oil prices plummet, the crown prince consolidates power by having family members arrested. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:23:28

Bonus: What You Need to Know About COVID-19

3/7/2020
It's your user guide to the coronavirus outbreak. In a special edition of Start Here, ABC News Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton answers listener questions about the outbreak, telling us what we should (and shouldn't) be doing to protect ourselves. 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:00:13:07

How COVID-19 Created a "Ghost Town"

3/6/2020
As COVID-19 surges through the states of Washington and New York, healthcare facilities and workplaces scramble to figure out options. Elizabeth Warren drops out of the race for president, but neither she nor her supporters are falling in line behind another candidate yet. And a British court confirms what human rights advocates have said for years -- that the billionaire ruler of Dubai has kidnapped young women to stay with him. Like the show? Leave a review:...

Duration:00:23:22

Bloomberg Bust = Biden Bucks

3/5/2020
Joe Biden's path looked clearer Tuesday night...and that was before a Wednesday endorsement by Michael Bloomberg. So what does Bernie Sanders do about it? Congress approves new expenditures to fight a coronavirus epidemic, as the CDC clears the way for more tests. And the US Supreme Court hears one of the most divisive cases of the year. Like the show? Leave a review: http://bit.ly/ReviewStartHere Follow @StartHereABC for exclusive content, show updates and more: - Twitter:...

Duration:00:23:34

"They Don't Call It Super Tuesday for Nothing"

3/4/2020
In a special edition of Start Here, Joe Biden seizes momentum to capture of slew of Super Tuesday states. Bernie Sanders continues his march, but his underperformance in key states could prompt new questions about his path forward. And Michael Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren start feeling the heat. 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:00:21:41

Beware the Bides of March

3/3/2020
In a last-ditch effort to blunt Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden rolls out a raft of endorsements from former Democratic candidates. The Supreme Court ensures that Obamacare will be front and center this November. And officials in Washington state announce a startling number of coronavirus 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:00:22:15