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BBC: The tricky politics of naming the new coronavirus

It was 27 April 2009, and Israel’s deputy health minister had convened an emergency press conference. A mysterious new flu virus was...

CNN: Tom Steyer: I will roll back Trump’s racist immigration policies as president

(CNN) President Donald Trump's immigration policy is deliberately racist. Whether it's emotionally scarring migrant children, threatening to deport victims of violence back to...

CNN: What the French know about love

(CNN) For years, I had felt the lack of love. I was working as an independent video journalist, covering European news for...

AP: 5 things I learned from binge-reading a 50-book crime series

When you binge-read an entire 50-book series over five months, coming to the end feels like the final days of an amazing...

CNN: Who owns the right to your face?

Imagine that someone snaps a selfie of himself at a restaurant and you appear in the background. He then uploads it to...

CNN: Democrats whine while Republicans govern

The remarkable resiliency of President Donald Trump will pay dividends for his Republican Party, as it further unifies behind him in...

NPR: How Hong Kong Beat SARS: Lessons Learned

As the new coronavirus outbreak spreads around the world, Hong Kong is bracing for a possible surge in cases. The city so...

BBC: State of the Union 2020: Donald Trump claims fact-checked

President Trump delivered his third annual State of the Union address and highlighted, what he called, the "incredible results" of "the...

NPR: Why The World Cares More About The New Coronavirus Than The Flu

The number of people who are infected with the new coronavirus that is spreading from China is dwarfed by those affected by...

BBC: What it means to be under a federal quarantine

As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread beyond China, federal public health officials in the US are taking a rare step: issuing a mandatory quarantine...

AP: Everything you need to know about the Iowa caucuses

What are the Iowa caucuses and why do they matter? They’re essentially small local meetings where neighbors and strangers stand up...

BBC: 12 big moments in the UK-EU relationship

The United Kingdom was always one step removed from the vision of a united Europe.  It was a vision...

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[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...