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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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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.

    The End of Masks As We Know Them

    The End of Masks As We Know Them

    The CDC tells fully vaccinated Americans that masks are no longer necessary in most situations. New reporting shows that Colonial paid a ransom worth millions of dollars to cyber attackers. And Bitcoin prices dive amid criticism from environmentalists.

    • 30 min
    What Parents Should Know About Youth Vaccinations

    What Parents Should Know About Youth Vaccinations

    The CDC green lights Pfizer's COVID vaccine for 12 to 15 year-olds. President Biden invites Republicans to the White House to talk infrastructure. And violence breaks out within Israel as Jews and Palestinians clash. 

    • 28 min
    This Party is Off the Cheney

    This Party is Off the Cheney

    Republicans prepare to oust Liz Cheney from her role in House leadership. Battles intensify in Israel and the Gaza Strip. And lines pile up at gas stations, putting pressure on supplies and prices. 

    • 28 min
    Tween-Age Dream: Pfizer’s New Authorization

    Tween-Age Dream: Pfizer’s New Authorization

    The FDA adds 12 to 15 year old children to Pfizer's emergency use authorization. Several Republican governors cut back unemployment benefits after damaging jobs report. And a hail of rocket fire in Jerusalem escalates tensions in the Middle East.

    • 30 min
    Hackers Hit the Gas

    Hackers Hit the Gas

    A pipeline supplying half the East Coast is shut down after a ransomware attack, worrying national security experts and potentially driving up prices. A disappointing jobs report re-sets expectations for an economic recovery. And vaccine makers are preparing for a world in which Americans need annual COVID booster shots.

    • 29 min
    Block the Vote?

    Block the Vote?

    Florida becomes the latest state to enact an aggressive series of voting restrictions. The Biden administration works to reunited separated immigrant families, while still trying to stem the tide of new migration. And the American birth rate hits a 40-year low.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

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4.5K Ratings

4.5K Ratings

KrisACar ,

Essential

I absolutely cannot start my day without Start Here! Brad has the perfect podcast voice. I get a little bummed when he takes a day off and someone else fills in lol

Royalmusician14 ,

I Always

Have to listen to this every morning to get informed. It’s a bit corny, but good nonetheless. I do recommend it for others.

Maj. Wood warlord ,

What is for dinner?

Beef up the puns!!

I love me a big burger, I do! How ever, my wife is a vegetarian oh she knows how to cook every cut of meat to perfection. She has also brought different types of food to the table that are equally as delicious.
Why I’m I writing this. One: my wife’s family has a cattle ranch. Cows everywhere, not just in tight feed lot situations. The cows are given hay and are on pasture. There for less “bad” air. What I’m getting to is “corn” is subsidized = cheep to feed.
Farm ground and pasture land is to much to allow “ranchers” to put the cows on. So feed lots.
People want cheep beef. This is what you get. Very sad for the Ranchers. Look up rotation ranching.
Two) The government also said cigarettes are bad for you. Let’s listen to people complain about that for a while.
Back to my day, thank you for the news.

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