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VOA: How George Floyd’s Death Has Impacted American Life

The worldwide protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, an African American man who died in police custody last month in...

NPR: Fascinating, Messy ‘Death In Her Hands’ Is A Portrait Of An Unraveling Mind

Vesta Gul, a widow in her seventies, has relocated from the Northern Midwest leaving behind the home she shared with her husband...

NPR: All You Wanted To Know About Coronavirus Vaccine Science But Were Afraid To Ask

Approximately 200 COVID-19 vaccines are being actively developed. All vaccines have one main goal: to prepare a person's immune system to fight off...

VOA: Latest Immigration Executive Order Explained

President Donald Trump's latest curb on immigration tightens and extends restrictions on foreign work visas and legal immigration to the U.S. 

VOA: Daughter Aims to Follow Dad’s Footsteps to ‘Dream Job’ at NASA

“I remember my dad bringing home NASA stickers for me when I was a little kid and thinking they were the...

BBC: What if all viruses disappeared?

If all viruses disappeared, the world would be very different — and not necessarily for the better. But what exactly would...

NPR: Love In The Eye Of A Hurricane In ‘Last Train To Key West’

Think of a classic old movie with gritty, believable characters, stunning locations, and a massive dose of danger (like a hurricane, or...

CNN: The Juneteenth flag is full of symbols. Here’s what they mean

You might see another red, white and blue flag flying today over state capitols and city buildings.That banner with a bursting star in the middle...

VOA: What Is ‘White Privilege’ and Whom Does It Help?

Following the death in May of black American George Floyd after he was restrained by police in Minneapolis, the national conversation in...

NPR: ‘Billion Dollar Burger’ Asks: What Is Meat?

What is meat? You might say it's simple: water, fat, muscle, connective tissue — you know, all that tasty-sounding stuff.

CNN: Why are China and India fighting over an inhospitable strip of the Himalayas?

After over four decades of saber-rattling and minor scuffles, a border dispute between China and India has again turned fatal.

AP Analysis: N. Korea’s dramatic bang part of measured plan

Only two years ago, the leaders of North and South Korea shared drinks, laughs and vows for peace during three highly...

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[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...