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NPR: In China, Birthrate Falls To Lowest Level In 70 Years

New birthrate figures show that China has so far failed to reverse the effects of its longtime one-child policy — a change...

CNN: Meghan makes first public appearance since stepping back from royal family

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex has visited a women's center in Vancouver, in her first public appearance since she and her husband, Prince...

AP: UK police use of facial recognition tests public’s tolerance

When British police used facial recognition cameras to monitor crowds arriving for a soccer match in Wales, some fans protested by...

AP: Patient in Japan confirmed as having new virus from China

Japan’s government said Thursday a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus identified as...

BBC: US-China trade deal: Five things that aren’t in it

The biggest hurdles are still to come, and could stand in the way of a second phase agreement - one that would...

AP: China welcomes currency decision ahead of trade deal with US

China on Tuesday welcomed a U.S. decision ahead of the signing of a trade deal with Beijing to drop it from a...

AP: Retired pope distances himself from book on priest celibacy

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI distanced himself Tuesday from a book on priestly celibacy and asked to be removed as its co-author after...

BBC: Chinese student Wu Huayan dies after living on pennies a day

Wu Huayan's plight shocked China when pictures of the young woman, who weighed just over 20kg (43lb), emerged last year.

CNN: Residents urged not to return home as Philippines volcano continues to spew ash, lava fountains

Philippine officials are appealing to residents not to return to their homes in the danger zone of an erupting volcano as it continues...

VOA: WHO: First Case of New Virus Behind China Outbreak Found in Thailand

The World Health Organization confirmed Monday the first case in Thailand of a new virus from the same family as SARS...

NPR: In New Book, Retired Pope Benedict Breaks Silence To Speak Out On Priestly Celibacy

Retired Pope Benedict XVI, who promised to remain silent when he resigned as head of the Roman Catholic Church seven years ago,...

VOA: China Relations Stumble after Beijing Skeptic Wins Reelection in Taiwan

Taiwan’s ever-testy relations with China stumbled again after a Beijing skeptic was reelected to the presidency and her party grabbed a legislative...

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[Champaign] Two Dog Parks = Two Fobs

There are two dog park in the CU area.  The Urbana Park District's dog park is located on Perkins Road in northeast...

Chicago Auto Show

About the Show Dates & Times February 8-17, 202010 a.m. - 10 p.m (8...

CHINESE NEW YEAR IN CHICAGO

Year of the Rat, Jan. 24 – Feb. 9 Ring in the Chinese New Year in Chicago! The city...

Champaign County Area Restaurant Week 2020

Jan 24, 2020 (12:00 AM) - Feb 01, 2020 (11:59 PM) Join us for this nine-day celebration of local food and drink! Participating restaurants will...