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Republican senators planned to begin a full rewrite of the House GOP health-care bill, driven in part by a sense that it made insurance cheaper for young people but costlier for older Americans.

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French presidential candidate Macron's party said its computers were hacked ahead of Sunday's vote.

A Russian envoy said U.S. aircraft are barred from "de-escalation zones" in Syria, but U.S. officials dismissed the admonition.

A Senate panel asked former associates of the Trump campaign for information and records, a sign its Russia probe is heating up.

North Korea accused the CIA of trying to assassinate Kim Jong Un in a terrorist attack involving biochemical substances.

Trump's nominee for Army secretary withdrew amid controversy over stands he previously had taken on social issues.

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U.K. Conservatives made significant gains in local elections, underscoring the chances of a big win for May next month.

The Interior Department unveiled a list of monuments and marine preserves to be reviewed for possible downsizing or elimination.

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May 06, 2017 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)