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CNN: 13 dead, at least 150 injured in New Delhi clashes amid Trump’s visit

New Delhi, India (CNN) At least 13 people, including one police officer, have been killed in two days of violent clashes in...

BBC: Coronavirus: Why did infections shoot up in South Korea?

South Korea has seen by far the highest numbers of coronavirus cases outside of China - within a week confirmed cases jumped...

BBC: Coronavirus: Iran’s deputy health minister tests positive as outbreak worsens

Iran's deputy health minister and an MP have both tested positive for the new coronavirus, as it struggles to contain an outbreak...

CNN: Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai sentenced to ten years in Chinese jail

Hong Kong (CNN) A Chinese court has sentenced Swedish bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 years in prison for "providing intelligence" overseas, in...

NPR: What Happens If You’re Critically Ill In China — But Not With Coronavirus

Victor Yu is not one of the more than 2,500 people who the Chinese government says were killed by the coronavirus. The...

CNN: Italy scrambles to contain coronavirus outbreak after admitting hospital mess-up

Italian authorities were on the defensive Tuesday as they faced tough questions over the country's handling of the novel coronavirus, which is rapidly...

CNN: Trump lands in India and feels the love

New Delhi (CNN) President Donald Trump touched down in India on Monday ready to feel the love.He was promised crowds -- big ones -- by his...

VOA: Coronavirus Sends Global Stocks Plunging

The economic effects of the deadly coronavirus sent global stock and oil prices plunging Monday, while the infectious disease forced China to...

BBC: Coronavirus: What should I do if I travel to Italy? And other questions

There have so far been more than 78,000 cases of the new coronavirus, 77,000 of them in China. The disease, which has...

BBC: Coronavirus: World should prepare for pandemic, says WHO

The World Health Organization has said the world should do more to prepare for a possible coronavirus pandemic. The...

AP: China postpones key political meetings because of virus

China announced Monday it has postponed its most important political meetings of the year because of the outbreak of the new...

VOA: South Koreans Face ‘Watershed’ Moment as Coronavirus Spreads

South Korean schools closed, and major events — including concerts and the opening of the top Korean football league — were indefinitely postponed...

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...