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Trump threat: End health payments unless there’s an overhaul

President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened once more to end required payments to insurance companies unless lawmakers repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law.

GOP dealt stiff blow in Senate’s bid to repeal ‘Obamacare’

Opponents of the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare" have dealt President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers a huge blow, rejecting a measure to roll back parts of the Affordable Care Act.

McCain’s return sets stage for big Senate health bill vote

President Donald Trump urged Republicans to "step up to the plate" for Tuesday's crucial Senate vote on their bill eviscerating much of the Obama health care law.

Trump: Health vote is last chance for GOP to do right thing

President Donald Trump pressured Republicans Monday to approve the Senate's wheezing health care bill, saying a showdown vote planned for this week is their "last chance to do the right thing" and erase the Obama law.

NC pastor walks to Washington protesting proposed Medicaid cuts

The North Carolina pastor walking hundreds of miles to the nation's capital to keep his seriously ill daughter alive arrived in Washington, D.C. early Monday morning.

Republicans express frustration after health care failure

Republicans are expressing embarrassment, fear and frustration as party leaders concede that their years-long promise to erase much of Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is all but dead.

‘Let Obamacare fail,’ Trump says after GOP plan collapses

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday it's time to "let Obamacare fail" after the latest GOP health care plan failed in the Senate.

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter ‘Obamacare’

Senate Republicans released their long-awaited bill Thursday to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners and medical companies to finance his expansion of coverage.

Report says healthcare bill leaves 51M uninsured in 2026

The Congressional Budget Office says an estimated 51 million people under age 65 would be uninsured in 2026 under the latest version of the House Republican health care bill.

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Dozens of K-9 officers head to New Hanover Co. to compete for ‘Top Dog’

Many law enforcement agencies from across the country are driving into Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wilmington for "The National Police Dog I K-9" trials.

Work session held by New Hanover County to discuss safety against violence in schools

 Three weeks after a shooting at New Hanover High School, and two weeks after New Hanover County Commissioners passed a motion allocating up to $350 million for school safety, the county held a work session today to discuss safety goals.

Now that U.S. pandemic unemployment payments are over, are more people applying to jobs?

Just after federal pandemic unemployment benefits ended, the Cape Fear is seeing an increase in job seekers. 

Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast

Tropical Storm Odette has formed off the mid-Atlantic coast and is expected to weaken Saturday night as it approaches eastern Canada.