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Affordable Care Act health exchange sign-ups reopen as Democrats push for more aid

The new coronavirus relief bill from House Democrats would offer a generous, though temporary, increase in subsidies for people covered by the Affordable Care Act.

‘Obamacare’ likely to survive, high court arguments indicate

A more conservative Supreme Court appears unwilling to do what Republicans have long desired — kill off the Affordable Care Act.

Supreme Court: Some employers can refuse to offer free birth control

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Trump administration's broad exemptions to employers who raise religious or moral objections to providing free birth control coverage.

House passes $1.4 trillion federal spending bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday to pass a $1.4 trillion government-wide spending package, handing President Donald Trump a victory on his...

Trump turns to health care with an eye on 2020

Buoyed by word that the special counsel didn't find collusion with Russia, President Donald Trump is voicing new interest in policymaking, including a fresh effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare."

After judge’s ruling against Obamacare, what happens now?

A federal judge's ruling would, if upheld, wipe away the entire Affordable Care Act, the health care overhaul championed by President Barack Obama and twice sustained by the Supreme Court.

Trump pushes Congress for new health law after court ruling

After a federal judge ruled that the Obama-era health overhaul was "invalid," President Donald Trump is looking to congressional leaders to come up with a replacement even as the White House says the current law will remain in place for now.

NC’s Blue Cross cutting ‘Obamacare’ prices despite changes

North Carolina's largest health insurer says it's cutting some individual premiums for the first time in over a quarter century, but the savings on subsidized "Obamacare" coverage would have been much larger if Washington had left the law alone.

Trump’s $4.4 trillion budget moves deficit sharply higher

President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and — unlike the plan he released last year — never comes close to promising a balanced ledger even after 10 years.

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Prices are pumping! Why is it costing more for gas?

If you've been to the gas station over the last couple of weeks, you know it's costing more to fill up these days.

COVID-19 reported cases and percent positivity rate drop to 5% in New Hanover County

Over the past week, 396 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in New Hanover County – for a total of 16,581 cases since the start of the pandemic; and of that total, 15,103 people have recovered from the virus.

South Carolina lifts rule for mandatory masks in restaurants

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster announced that the mandatory mask order for restaurants has been lifted, and now face coverings are recommended, according to a press release from the governor's office.

New Hanover County elementary students looking forward to full-time in the classroom

Many children enjoyed the sunshine on Friday at Long Leaf Park before heading back to the classroom full time on Monday.