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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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    • 4.4 • 33 Ratings

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

    Sit Back and Re-Vax

    Sit Back and Re-Vax

    As President Biden stresses the importance of vaccines, the White House delays a key part of its federal vaccine mandate. The National Labor Relations Board calls for a re-vote in Bessemer, Alabama, saying Amazon interfered with unionization efforts. And in an alarming show of force, Chinese fighter jets are flying deeper and deeper into Taiwanese airspace.

    • 27 min
    Meet the Omicron Variant

    Meet the Omicron Variant

    Markets shudder and doctors preach calm as World Health Organization declares a new "variant of concern." Congress returns to Washington with a potential government shutdown looming. And Jeffrey Epstein's former associate Ghislaine Maxwell faces a jury.

    • 25 min
    The Secret Life of Spam Calls

    The Secret Life of Spam Calls

    In a special Black Friday episode, "Start Here" explores why spam calls and texts have exploded despite government restrictions.

    • 28 min
    The Gassed & The Furious

    The Gassed & The Furious

    In a bid to lower gas prices, President Biden will tap the nation's strategic oil reserves. Organizers of an infamous Charlottesville, Virginia protest are found liable in a civil trial. And Ethiopia teeters toward outright disaster as the country's prime minister announces he'll join the fight against rebels himself.

    • 27 min
    Christmas Fear: How a Parade Turned Deadly

    Christmas Fear: How a Parade Turned Deadly

    Police reveal new allegations surrounding a deadly Wisconsin crash. The jury prepares to deliberate over the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. And election workers weigh whether to quit after a rash of death threats.

    • 27 min
    A Christmas Horror Story

    A Christmas Horror Story

    A Christmas parade in Wisconsin turns terrifying and deadly. The Kyle Rittenhouse verdict sends a message about the U.S. justice system. Americans rush to get COVID-19 vaccine boosters ahead of the holidays. And a missing Chinese tennis star resurfaces.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

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Awesome

As a Brit, this is my go to for a hit of American current affairs. Keep up the great work folks.

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News with an energetic upbeat tone

It is my favourite news podcast. Brad Milky is exception in the way way he speaks. His tone is energetic, upbeat, inquisitive and once in a while quirky. In a world devoid of good news, somehow this podcast makes is more bearable.

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