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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people. A Congressional Budget Office analysis last week concluded that older people would likely pay higher premiums under the bill. Ryan told "Fox News Sunday" that he'd like to see more assistance for people in their 50s and 60s. He says that's one of several possible revisions to help round up enough House votes for the bill, which is scheduled for a vote on Thursday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in Louisiana has died after being shot in Baton Rouge. Louisiana State Police say the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputy was shot late yesterday while conducting an investigation with another deputy. A suspect was also shot and taken to a hospital. The condition of the suspect isn't unavailable.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning author and columnist Jimmy Breslin has died. Breslin was a fixture in New York journalism for decades. One of his books, "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight," was made into a 1971 movie. His stepdaughter says Breslin died today at his Manhattan home of complications from pneumonia. He was 88.
NEW YORK (AP) — Meetup.com is taking a leap into the Trump resistance. The networking site is partnering with a left-leaning labor group and a former Hillary Clinton aide to roll out a platform for organizing people who oppose President Donald Trump. It's a risky move for the company, whose millions of U.S. members include many Trump supporters. But the decision reflects an increasing willingness of some major tech firms to take on the Republican president. Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman says he believes the company has "a civic duty not to be quiet."
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's live-action "Beauty" was a beast at the box office, opening with an estimated $170 million in North American ticket sales and setting a new high mark for family movies. According to studio estimates, "Beauty and the Beast" blew past the previous record-holder for G- or PG-rated releases. Last year, Disney's "Finding Dory" debuted with $135 million.
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