Government

Trump vows 'insurance for everybody' in Obamacare replacement plan

Trump Asia Impact

President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is nearing completion of a plan to...

Education

UNDOCUMENTED: WSU students pursue dreams while preparing for 'the worst'

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Unlike most of their peers, these three students — and 91 other undocumented Weber State students — have more roadblocks ahead than just exams, a social life and work demands.


Education

UNDOCUMENTED: Impact of Trump's proposed deportations unclear for K-12 students

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Most local school districts don’t track immigration status, so although some educators are worried about the impacts of Donald Trump’s election on these students, no one knows exactly how many children will be affected.


Legal

UNDOCUMENTED: Fear of the unknown increases immigration attorneys' workload

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Although there has been a clear change in the number of undocumented immigrants seeking help, that’s about the only thing that’s clear for those working on behalf of undocumented immigrants.


Government

On Obama's last day, a low-key end to fast-paced presidency

Obama's Last Day

With a few final moves and a round of goodbyes, President Barack Obama is quietly closing out his presidency and preparing for life as a private citizen, as the country readies itself for President-elect Donald Trump. 


Government

City council gets $150 stipend to buy Ogden-branded clothing, other items

City Council approves new logo

The council unanimously approved a series of changes to their “Norms and Rules of Procedure” on Tuesday night, among them the addition of a $150 yearly stipend to fund things like clothing, water bottles, pins, pens and USB flash drives that bear the new Ogden logo.


Government

Perry Dodges Climate Questions, Defends Energy Dept.

Energy secretary nominee Rick Perry fiercely defended the mission of the U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday, and told senators at his confirmation hearing that while he now believes in human-caused climate change, he questions the extent to which humans are influencing it. Perry, who as a...


Government

Barack Obama Has Been Immortalized By Scientists

President Obama is leaving office on Friday, but scientists will be saying “thanks, Obama” for years to come. Or more specifically, “thanks, Station Obama.” Eight years ago on Friday, scientists named a climate monitoring location in a desolate bay off the Antarctic Peninsula after the 44th...


Government

US ends probe of Tesla fatal crash without seeking recall

Tesla-Fatal Crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tesla Motors Inc. won’t face a recall or fine as a result of a fatal crash involving its Autopilot system, but U.S. safety regulators are warning auto manufacturers and drivers not to treat semiautonomous cars as if they were fully self-driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety...


Government

First day goal? Make White House feel like home for Trump

Trump Inauguration Moving Day

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s supposed to feel just like home when Donald Trump steps inside the White House residence for the first time as president on Inauguration Day. His clothes will be hanging in the closet. The kitchen will be stocked with his favorite foods. Windows will have been washed, carpets...


Government

Black Americans weep for the Obama era and uncertain future

Obama Farewell Black America

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the night in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected the country’s first black president, many black Americans wept. Eight years later, they weep again for the end of an era some thought they would never live to see — and for the uncertain future they face without him. In Obama,...


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