Jersey City teachers strike

Teachers in a large northern New Jersey school district have gone on strike. The job action in Jersey City began early Friday after the teachers union and the district failed to reach a deal. District officials say city schools will be open for a half day on Friday. The last teachers strike in Jersey City occurred 20 years ago.

Health worker shortage

The Menorah Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing Care in Brooklyn could soon be facing a labor shortage. That's because many in the pool of workers the Center normally hires from to be certified nurse assistants (or CNAs), worry about their immigration status.

New way to offer medical care?

Amazon, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase are teaming up to create health care company "free from profit-making incentives and constraints." The business giants offered few details Tuesday and said that the project is in the early planning stage.

Trump cuts off insurance payments

President Donald Trump is taking steps to dismantle the Affordable Care Act by announcing the government will no longer make payments to insurers to cover certain costs for low- and middle-income customers. Health experts predict that in the short term nearly 6 million people could see their premiums go up. Several Democratic-leaning states are already planning to sue the administration for withholding the federal dollars.

John McCain returns to the Senate

Recently diagnosed with brain cancer, Sen. John McCain returned to the Senate to cast a procedural vote on health care reform. He called the health care insurance system a "mess." Although McCain voted "yes" on the procedural motion, he said he would not support the actual healthcare bill in its current form.

Obamacare repeal in jeopardy

Some Republicans dislike the Senate healthcare bill just as much as Democrats do. The Senate Republican leadership didn't have enough votes to pass it so they delayed the vote. All of the Republican senators went to the White House to meet with the president to figure out how to sell this bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said they still have a lot of work to do. The CBO showed the bill cuts the deficit, but 22 million Americans would lose health insurance over the next 10 years. The bill would also slash Medicaid.

Trump rallies base in Iowa

Struggling to advance his agenda in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to the Midwest on Wednesday in search of his supporters' warm embrace and to celebrate a Republican congressional victory in an election viewed as an early referendum on his presidency.

Trump, Ryan defeated

In a stinging defeat, Donald Trump and Paul Ryan pulled their health care bill that sought to replace the Affordable Care Act.

Trump's taxes

The White House says President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year.

Trump and health care

As conservatives revolt over Republican health care legislation, Donald Trump faces a crucial first test of his presidency: Can he translate his bully pulpit and popularity with conservative voters into a legislative win?

ACA replacement

Republicans in the House of Representatives have unveiled their proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Opponents of the new plan say it will leave millions uninsured, but just how many and how much the transition will cost remains unknown.

Health care signup

The future of the Affordable Care Act is unclear, stirring up financial and medical concerns for many consumers. It leaves some to wonder, What now?

Obamacare repeal

The nonpartisan CBO says partially repealing the ACA without a replacement would cause millions of Americans to lose health insurance. CORRECTION: J.B. Silvers was misidentified in this video.