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CNN: NYC schools will reopen in the fall, the mayor says. The governor says not so fast

New York City parents -- the mayor heard you loud and clear.New York City Public Schools will open in September, Mayor Bill...

VOA: Native Americans Angry Over Trump Visit to Mount Rushmore

Native Americans are expressing outrage over President Donald Trump’s planned fireworks display Friday at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, a monument on...

CNN: FBI firearm background checks set another all-time record in June

More and more Americans appear to be arming themselves following a month of continued fears over the deadly coronavirus pandemic and images...

NPR: Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested, Charged In Connection To Jeffrey Epstein Abuse Case

The FBI has arrested British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell on multiple charges related to the serial sexual abuse of girls and young women...

NPR: Trump Vows To Veto Defense Bill If It Removes Confederate Names From Military Bases

President Trump is escalating his fight with Congress over a broad bipartisan effort to rename military installations named for figures from the...

CNN: 31% of Asian Americans say they’ve been subject to racist slurs or jokes since the coronavirus pandemic began

(CNN) About 40% of Asian and Black Americans say people have acted uncomfortable around them because of their race or ethnicity since...

AP: Death Cafes help ease grief, loss in the time of coronavirus

Panic attacks, trouble breathing, relapses that have sent her to bed for 14 hours at a time: At 35, Marissa Oliver...

CNN: A potentially deadly weather pattern is setting up across the central US

Extreme temperatures coupled with high humidity flowing from the Gulf of Mexico have set the stage for life-threatening heat in parts...

BBC: Coronavirus: What’s behind alarming new US outbreaks?

As coronavirus outbreaks are slowly brought to heel in many places around the world, the US is among a handful of countries...

NPR: ‘Going To Be Very Disturbing’: Fauci Warns Coronavirus Cases Could Reach 100K A Day

Updated at 1:40 p.m. ET Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country's top infectious disease expert, told members of Congress on...

VOA: White House Updates More Lawmakers on Alleged Russian Bounties on US Troops in Afghanistan

Senior U.S. lawmakers walked out of a White House briefing early Tuesday, saying they are not satisfied with what the administration...

AP: Judge temporarily blocks tell-all book by Trump’s niece

A tell-all book by President Donald Trump’s niece cannot be published until a judge decides the merits of claims by the president’s...

Anouncement

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...

Urbana campus to open for fall instruction with COVID-19 safety precautions

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will open the fall semester with as much in-person instruction and residential occupancy...