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  • An announcement from the CDC sparks even larger concerns about COVID-19. Democrats, in their final debate before South Carolina and Super Tuesday, shift their focus to Bernie Sanders. And President Trump crosses Attorney General William Barr's line in the sand.


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  • In a landmark decision, a Manhattan jury finds Harvey Weinstein guilty of sexual assault and rape. Stocks plummet over fears of COVID-19 spreading beyond China. And President Trump holds the largest rally of his life...in India.


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  • In the 500th episode of Start Here, Bernie Sanders cruises to what could be a decisive victory in Nevada. President Trump's team gives conflicting accounts of whether Russia is bolstering campaigns. And South Korea becomes the latest country to install sweeping quarantines over fears of COVID-19.


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  • President Trump pushes out the nation's top intelligence official, after Democrats were included in a crucial Russia briefing. Roger Stone is sentenced to 40 months, but could still receive a pardon. And the nation's biggest lingerie company sees a shakeup in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein.


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  • Some of the most devastating blows of the 2020 campaign arrived on one night -- and they were all aimed at Michael Bloomberg. As Washington braces for fireworks at the Department of Justice, the Pentagon sheds some top brass of its own. And Britain starts to implement an immigration plan straight out of the Trump playbook.


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  • In one of the most anticipated debate matchups yet, former mayor and current billionaire Michael Bloomberg joins the fray in Nevada. President Trump issues a flurry of clemency actions to white collar criminals, including to personal acquaintances. And Apple is absorbing a slowdown in China -- but a lot of companies don't have Apple's deep pockets.


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  • After two years of outrage and three weeks of testimony, a jury finally weighs charges against Harvey Weinstein. American cruise ship passengers did everything they could to avoid coronavirus, only to be told they might have been exposed on the bus ride to the airport. And it's become more than a cheating scandal -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is facing open criticism from players, and doubts over baseball's immediate future.


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  • After two weeks of coronavirus horror stories, the US State Department sends in charter jets to get Americans off a cruise ship in Japan. Caucusing has already begun in Nevada. And ABC's James Longman travels through northeastern Syria to answer a simple question: if ISIS is defeated, why is everyone so nervous about a resurgence?


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  • In an exclusive interview with ABC News, Attorney General William Barr criticizes the president for inserting himself in the Roger Stone case. A judge halts a massive Pentagon technology project over concerns that Amazon lost the bid because of a Trump beef. And after a year of widespread wildfires, a tribe in the Amazon goes to war -- literally -- with the illegal logging industry.


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  • Attorney General William Barr faces questions over why a presidential ally suddenly received a lesser sentencing recommendation. In an alarming moment for the Middle East, American service members exchange fire with Syrian forces. And two years after the Parkland massacre, families continue to take different approaches to activism.


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  • The "first in the nation" primary ends with a Bernie Sanders victory -- so why isn't Sanders a runaway favorite for the nomination? Four DOJ prosecutors walk off the case after their recommended sentence was overruled by their bosses. And New York police arrest a man for allegedly beginning a sex trafficking scheme out of his daughter's dorm room.


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  • Voting is already underway in New Hampshire, and Brad is up in its famous North Country to see midnight voting up close. Elsewhere, candidates are still attempting convince undecided voters. And FiveThirtyEight's Nate Silver says Joe Biden's not necessarily done yet.


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  • Coming off strong Iowa performances, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg appear to be separating from the New Hampshire pack -- so we asked George Stephanopoulos to break down each campaign's chances. President Trump gets warned against a post-impeachment purge, and does it anyway. And coronavirus just became a more deadly killer than SARS.


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  • In a special edition of Start Here, Brad gets an all-access pass to last night's Democratic debate in Manchester, New Hampshire.


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  • With the New Hampshire debate looming, Bernie Sanders re-ignites a war with the Democratic National Committee. President Trump basks in the glow of acquittal, why signaling possible retribution to his enemies. And the first witness to speak on Harvey Weinstein's behalf gets torched in cross-examination.


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  • The impeachment of President Trump ends with an acquittal in the Senate - and a single Republican vote to convict. The results of the Iowa caucus finally come into focus, but the answer to "who won?" remains fuzzy. And researchers are fast-tracking studies of coronavirus as the race quickens to create a vaccine.


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  • Democrats try to figure out how an app failure derailed the Iowa Caucuses as number still come in. One night before he is set to be acquitted at his impeachment trial, President Trump presents his State of the Union Address. And a small American town in the middle of a new debate about racism after a man's comments at a school meeting.


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  • It was supposed to be a clarifying moment. Instead, last night's Iowa caucuses turned into a fiasco. In a special edition of Start Here, we walk through one of the most bizarre nights in recent political history -- and ask what it means for the future of nominating contests.


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  • It's the biggest moment of the 2020 presidential race so far. In a special edition of Start Here, Iowans get ready for tonight's First in the Nation caucuses. Brad is zig-zagging the state talking to reporters, experts, and the caucus-goers who could shape this year and beyond.


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  • In an extraordinary late-night statement, Sen. Lamar Alexander says he'll vote against witnesses and removal, while acknowledging that he thinks President Trump did what he's accused of doing. After years of arguments, Britain breaks off from the European Union today. And officials issue a "wanted" poster for a Boston-based scientists, who they say was gathering secrets for China.


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