The Brief

House GOP Pulls Vote On Trump's American Health Care Act
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Time to Regroup

Reeling from the defeat of their health care proposal, Republicans in Congress are regrouping and planning for the coming months. There are budget deadlines to meet and policy issues to tackle, ranging from tax reform to infrastructure

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12 Dead in Texas Crash

A Texas state trooper said 12 people are dead and 3 injured in a head-on crash between a church van and a pickup truck in southwestern Texas. The van was carrying 14 people when it collided with the truck, which only had the driver inside

Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, and Senate Intelligence Vice Chair Mark Warner, D-Va., hold a news conference in the Capitol on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to provide an update on the committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Senators Pledge Cooperation In Russia Probe

Pledging cooperation, the top Republican and Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee said they would steer clear of politics in their panel's probe of Russian interference in last year's election

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42 Questions About Brexit That Need Answering

British Prime Minister Theresa May has officially initiated a two-year process of negotiations to bring the United Kingdom out of the European Union. The process of Brexit begins in the shadow of great uncertainties for the United Kingdom

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Meet Samsung's New Galaxy S8

Samsung revealed two new flagship smartphones, a move the company hopes will help it recover from the financial and public relations debacle sparked by its problem-plagued Galaxy Note 7

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Environmental Groups Vow to Fight Trump

Environmental groups that have hired extra lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that would roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming

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Hillary Clinton Announces Her Return

Speaking at a conference for professional business women in San Francisco, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that she is back. "I will never stop speaking out," Clinton said

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Queensland Begins to Clean Up After Cyclone Debbie

Residents of Australia's cyclone-battered tropical northeast emerged from their homes to find roofs lying in their yards, boats flung onto rocks and roads blocked by fallen trees and power lines, as emergency officials tried to reach communities cut off


Chris Christie Will Head Commission on Drug Addiction

After being unceremoniously dropped from President Donald Trump's transition team, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is dipping his toes into the administration as he takes the lead of a White House commission to combat drug addiction

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Heroin Use Is Spiking Among White Americans

The U.S. is in the throes of an opioid epidemic, with 91 people dying every day from an overdose on opioids like prescription painkillers or heroin. A new study reports that the largest spikes have been among white Americans