‘Start Here’: Trump attacks McCain again, and New Zealand announces new gun laws
It's Thursday, March 21, 2019. Let's start here. Interested in Start Here Morning Briefing ? Add Start Here Morning Briefing as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Start Here Morning Briefing news, video, and analysis from ABC News. 1. No 'thank you' President Donald Trump attacked John McCain again on Wednesday,…
‘It has become an inland sea’
As Mozambique counts the cost of Cyclone Idai, the BBC's Africa editor Fergal Keane joined a helicopter flight over some of the worst-affected areas. The pilot pointed towards the east across the expanse of brown water. "We are 15 miles from the sea," he said, "but it feels as if we are right over it."…
Mississippi Bettor Wins $104K on 20-Leg Parlay After Placing $25 Bet
Wayne Parry/Associated Press An unnamed bettor had one of the best days in the history of sports betting on March 8. Per ESPN.com's David Purdum, the Riverwalk Casino in Mississippi paid out $104,412.44 to a person on what started as a simple 20-leg bet for $25.  The bettor had a string of 20 straight parlay wins…
O’Rourke’s sprint out of the gate leaves Democratic field gasping
Beto O'Rourke's lightning speed campaign leaves staffers for some of his fellow Democratic hopefuls miffed. | Charles Krupa/AP Photo PLYMOUTH, N.H. — By Thursday afternoon, Beto O’Rourke will have campaigned in all 10 counties in New Hampshire — a sprint that will take him all of 48 hours. Last week he was all over Iowa,…
Streak of light over downtown L.A. caused by film shoot, not aliens or meteor, say police
Despite feeling weirdly on brand for 2019, aliens have not landed in Los Angeles. A streak of red light visible across the city skyline Wednesday night had Angelenos wondering on social media whether they were witnessing everything from a fiery meteor to an incoming alien invasion. Instead, the LAPD ruined the fun by clarifying that…