'Start Here': Maduro's message for Trump, preparations for US-North Korea summit, no big-money donors for Elizabeth Warren

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1. Maduro's message for Trump

Disputed Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro accused the U.S. government of trying to fabricate a crisis to start a war in South America.

He made the comments in an exclusive interview with ABC News Chief National Affairs Correspondent Tom Llamas, who says Maduro is open to a face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump.

2. 2nd summit

Trump is set to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un this week in Hanoi, Vietnam, as the U.S. continues to push for a complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

After the two leaders' first summit in Singapore, North Korea has barely budged on dismantling its nuclear program, and the Trump administration is facing pressure to deliver results.

"There is some hope for some kind of an interim agreement where the North Koreans would begin to take some potentially significant steps towards scaling back and eventually doing away with their nuclear program," ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl explains from Hanoi.

3. Warren's war chest

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., announced Monday that she would not pursue campaign contributions from big-money donors in her quest for the White House.

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein says the announcement could change the calculus for other Democratic candidates.

4. Public housing's #MeToo moment

The #MeToo movement's national conversation has focused on sexual misconduct in the workplace, but some women in the U.S. are facing harassment at home.

"Nightline" co-anchor Juju Chang spoke to two women who lived in public housing and allegedly were pressured for sex by men within the federal housing agency.

One of the women even recorded the agency inspector who threatened her, which eventually led to a federal lawsuit and a $2.7 million settlement.

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Last 'Nightline':

Uncovering rampant sexual harassment in housing systems: Khristen Sellers went to court after she says she was solicited for sex by a man who had the power to evict her, and dozens of other women with alarmingly similar stories came forward.

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On this day in history:

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A woman rescued from the last territory held by Islamic State militants holds her baby after being screened by U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces outside Baghouz, Syria. (photo credit: Felipe Dana/AP)

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