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Utahns With Obamacare Worry What's Next

Republicans in Congress took the first steps last week to repeal the Affordable Care Act in two procedural votes, and that has Utahns with coverage under the health law worried about what could happen to their insurance.

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Rallies Held To Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

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Erik Neumann

On the day honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, celebrations and rallies took place throughout the Salt Lake Valley. 

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Preschool is a time that a lot of kids discover a love for superheroes. They idolize them. But a study from Brigham Young University asks whether or not someone like Batman is a good role model.

Whittney Evans

The Fourth Street Clinic is, for homeless individuals, conveniently located in the Rio Grande neighborhood between The Road Home shelter and Rescue Mission. But with new shelters and low-income housing planned in other areas of the city, patients will be more spread out. That means the non-profit clinic  will have to work harder to reach them.

At BYU, New Staff To Deal With Sexual Assault

Jan 13, 2017
Lee Hale

On Friday, administrators at Brigham Young University announced the appointment of two new staff members to help the school deal with instances of sexual assault on campus.

Lee Hale

Two Mormon apostles will attend Trump’s presidential inauguration next week. Elders Todd Christofferson and Gary Stevenson continue a tradition that goes back more than a century.

Erik Neumann

As President-Elect Donald Trump takes office later this month, many are wondering how his administration might change immigration policy, specifically the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program or DACA. It protects children who came to the U.S. illegally before they were 16-years-old. 

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What do you do when you see environmental devastation all around you but feel powerless to change it?

That’s how LaUra Schmidt views the challenge of climate change.

Whittney Evans

The Utah Records Committee ruled unanimously Thursday that Salt Lake County should release the body camera footage of Salt Lake City Police officers shooting and critically wounding Somali teen Abdi Mohamed.  The incident occurred in February last year.

Brian Grimmett

A Utah lawmaker is working on a bill to expand access to treatment for women suffering from postpartum depression.

Chaffetz Renews Immigration Reform Bills for 2017

Jan 11, 2017
Whittney Evans

Republican Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz introduced two immigration reform bills in the U.S. House this week. 


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Turkish police have arrested the "main suspect" from an attack on an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day that killed at least 39 people, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency.

Officials have not publicly named the suspect. The arrest happened late Monday during a police raid in the Esenyurt neighborhood of Istanbul, Anadolu reported.

Archaeologists have unearthed a unique pendant buried on the site of a Nazi extermination camp. They say that they know of only one other that is similar, which belonged to Anne Frank.

Israel's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial announced the find on Sunday, saying that they have ascertained the charm may have belonged to a girl named Karoline Cohn.

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