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Here we go: On Wednesday, a revised version of a budget resolution gutting the Affordable Care Act passed the House, and will now go on to the Senate. So what does the American Health Care Act mean for Americans — including Congress members, veterans, and those with employee-sponsored plans — and what happens next?
Squish: American Airlines is planning to scrape even more legroom out of its economy-class passengers’ seats with its next wave of new planes.
Roll it back: The House Financial Service Committee has approved the Financial CHOICE Act 2.0, signaling the first concrete move to roll back consumer protections and gut the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Help is on the way: Following a number of high-profile incidents involving Facebook users hurting themselves and others on livestreamed video, the company has decided to add thousands of new moderators to review and flag violent content.
Listening in: Although a change in the law in 2015 significantly changed the way and volume in which the National Security Agency is legally authorized to scoop up data, the net it casts is still pretty broad, pulling in 151 million phone records last year.