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BBC: Solari boards: The disappearing sound of airports

As day turns to night in Singapore's Changi Airport, a queue of people wait patiently for a picture with an old star.

CNN: This bunk bed is $1,200 a month, privacy not included

Housing costs have become so expensive in some cities that people are renting bunk beds in a communal homefor $1,200 a month. Not a bedroom. A...

CNN: Hot Pockets heiress Michelle Janavs sentenced to 5 months imprisonment in college admissions scam

Former food company executive Michelle Janavs was sentenced Tuesday to five months in prison for paying bribes in the college admissions scam, the...

VOA: Students Wary of University Honor Code Updates

Did the conservative Brigham Young University (BYU) update its student code of conduct and loosen restrictions on homosexuality … or not?

CNN: CDC official warns Americans it’s not a question of if coronavirus will spread, but when

One of the top officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans on Tuesday that health experts foresee...

VOA: Trump Seeks $2.5B to Fight Coronavirus as China, S. Korea Report More Cases

China and South Korea reported more cases of a new coronavirus Tuesday, as stock markets in Japan had a second consecutive rough...

AP: New Orleans celebrates end of Mardi Gras touched by tragedy

Dressed in sequined costumes, grooving to the rhythm of marching bands and clutching at strands of shiny beads, people in New Orleans...

AP: Trump defends Modi, refuses to weigh in on citizenship law

Defending the host who has showered him with pageantry, President Donald Trump refused Tuesday to speak out publicly against an Indian...

CNN: Gilead Sciences drug remdesivir may help treat coronavirus symptoms, according to WHO

Shares of American biotech firm Gilead Sciences rose nearly 5% Monday after an official from the World Health Organization said that Gilead's...

VOA: S. Korea Seeks ‘Speedy Resumption’ of US-N. Korea Nuclear Talks

South Korea's foreign minister called on Monday for a quick resumption of stalled U.S.-North Korean nuclear talks, adding that her government stood...

AP: Pompeo blasts China, Iran for response to virus outbreak

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday hit out at China and Iran for their response to the outbreak of coronavirus, accusing...

AP: Desperate to stop virus’ spread, countries limit travel

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, guests were confined to their rooms in a hotel in the...

Anouncement

[Urbana] Learn to tap dance this spring

It's never too late to learn to tap dance! Sign up for beginning tap dance classes that...

[Urbana] Free age-friendly kitchen demonstrations!

Urbana Park District-People age 50 and better get the chance to enjoy free cooking demonstrations this winter and spring at the...

[Urbana] Sunday Morning Bird Walks return March 1

Everyone is welcome to our free Sunday Morning Bird Walks at Anita Purves Nature Center beginning March 1. All walks begin...

Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...