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NPR: Walmart Offering Full College Tuition And Books For Employees

In an effort to help decrease the growing student debt nationwide, Walmart announced Tuesday that the company will begin offering free college tuition and...

VOA: North Korea Resumes Dialogue with South. What Happens Next?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has exchanged several letters since April with his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in, Seoul announced Tuesday, in...

BBC: Mapping the advance of the Taliban in Afghanistan

The resurgent Taliban have taken more territory in Afghanistan in the last two months than at any time since they were ousted...

VOA: Sherman: US Looks Forward to ‘Reliable, Predictable and Constructive’ Way Forward with North Korea

 U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said Friday that Washington is waiting for North Korea’s response to a proposal for resuming...

VOA: Monster Wildfire Tests Years of Forest Management Efforts

Ecologists in a vast region of wetlands and forest in remote Oregon have spent the past decade thinning young trees and using...

VOA: Billionaire Bezos Back on Earth After Successful Suborbital Trip

The fully automated rocket reached an altitude of about 106 kilometers after reaching Mach 3. Once at altitude, the booster separated from...

NPR: Latina Journalists’ Ousters From Denver TV Powerhouse Spark Outrage

Sonia Gutierrez dreamed of returning to her hometown of Denver as a television reporter for the city's defining news station: KUSA 9News....

VOA: As QAnon Strains Relationships, Loved Ones Try to Show a Way Out

In January, a woman calling herself Caroline — her name is changed for her safety — told WOI-DT in Iowa that she...

NPR: OPEC And Allied Nations Have Agreed To End A Dispute That Has Roiled Energy Prices

OPEC and allied nations Sunday agreed to eventually raise the production limits imposed on five countries, ending an earlier dispute sparked by...

REUTERS: After U.S. push, EU pauses tax plan, but Ireland sticks to its guns

The European Union has agreed to delay a corporate tax plan for the bloc following pressure from the U.S. administration and in...

REUTERS: Nasdaq, S&P 500 scale new peaks as focus turns to earnings, economic data

Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday, with the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 hitting record highs, as investors awaited the start...

AP: Wildfires rage as US West grapples with heat wave, drought

Firefighters were working in extreme temperatures across the U.S. West and struggling to contain wildfires, the largest burning in California and Oregon,...

Anouncement

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.