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U.S. senators reach bipartisan deal on Obamacare, Trump indicates support 1:15am EDT

WASHINGTON Two U.S. senators on Tuesday reached a bipartisan agreement to shore up Obamacare for two years by reviving federal subsidies for health insurers that President Donald Trump planned to scrap, and the president indicated his support for the plan. | Video

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U.S. senator probes Pentagon on Russian source code reviews

WASHINGTON A U.S. senator on Tuesday asked the Defense Department to explain how it manages the risks when it uses software that has been scrutinized by foreign governments, saying the practice may represent a national security threat.

Election 2016, Russia, Tech Oct 17 2017

CIA says mistakenly 'shredded' Senate torture report then did not

WASHINGTON The Central Intelligence Agency thought for months that it had mistakenly shredded a massive U.S. Senate report on its use of waterboarding and other "enhanced interrogation techniques" before suddenly discovering that its copy had not been lost after all, an agency official said on Tuesday.

U.S., Election 2016 Oct 17 2017

Instead of U.S. midterms, Sanders focuses on smaller races

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders will focus on getting liberal candidates elected to state and local offices ahead of next year's midterm elections rather than on higher-profile U.S. congressional races, to help build a national progressive movement from the ground up.

Election 2016 Oct 17 2017

Trump administration again declines to name China currency manipulator

WASHINGTON The United States on Tuesday declined to name China as a currency manipulator although it remained critical of the Chinese government's economic policies ahead of a planned visit to Beijing by President Donald Trump.

Election 2016, China Oct 17 2017