CBC Bipartisan breakthrough in U.S. Senate to shore up Obamacare 2017-10-17T16:53:39.000000000-04:00 Key U.S. senators reached a breakthrough deal on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has halted. Insurers had warned that unless the money is quickly restored, premiums will go up. Trump spoke favorably about the bipartisan compromise, which is still likely to... Trump claims other presidents 'did not call' families of fallen soldiers 2017-10-17T16:33:16.000000000-04:00 U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday will call the families of four soldiers killed this month in Niger, the White House says, as Trump casts doubt on whether his predecessor appropriately consoled the families of military personnel who died in war. British spy chief says 'intense U.K. terrorist threat' is evolving rapidly 2017-10-17T15:10:16.000000000-04:00 Britain's domestic intelligence chief warned during a rare public speech Tuesday that the terrorist threat the country faces has accelerated at an alarming pace and is worse now than at any time in his 34-year career. Dow Jones hits 23,000 mark for the first time 2017-10-17T14:51:09.000000000-04:00 The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly breached the 23,000 mark for the first time on Tuesday, powered by strong earnings from UnitedHealth Group and Johnson & Johnson. Trump likely to name Fed chair by early November: report 2017-10-17T12:49:59.000000000-04:00 U.S. President Donald Trump has a pool of five candidates to choose from for the next chair of the Federal Reserve and is likely to announce his choice before going to Asia in early November, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday. Bad balloon pilots can fly 'under the radar': U.S. agency on crash that killed 16 2017-10-17T12:41:25.000000000-04:00 The National Transportation Safety board on Tuesday faulted U.S. aviation regulators and the pilot in the July 2016 Texas balloon crash that killed 16 people, the deadliest U.S. aviation accident in more than seven years. Taliban claims responsibility for wave of Afghan attacks that killed at least 74 2017-10-17T11:58:10.000000000-04:00 The Taliban unleashed a wave of attacks across Afghanistan on Tuesday, targeting police compounds and government facilities with suicide bombers in the country's south, east and west that killed at least 74 people, officials said. U.S. indicts Canadians, Chinese in major drug bust 2017-10-17T11:37:59.000000000-04:00 Five Canadians — along with three U.S. residents and two Chinese nationals — are indicted by the U.S. Justice Department on charges of making and selling highly addictive fentanyl to Americans over the internet. Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl 2017-10-17T11:16:27.000000000-04:00 A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but might also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl. Fighting in Kirkuk threatens U.S., Canadian efforts to defeat ISIS 2017-10-17T10:44:19.000000000-04:00 The fight against ISIS in Iraq could suffer as Kurds and Iraqis turn their weapons against each other, writes Derek Stoffel.