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Notice regarding the prevention and control of CoronaVirus

Affected by the CoronaVirus, with the consent of the Ministry of Education, the National Study Fund Management Committee will take the following...

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...

CNN: She sued Tinder, founded Bumble and now, at 30, is the CEO of a $3 billion dating empire

Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd is used to bucking traditions. When she launched the female-focused dating app in 2014, which requires...

Are there alternatives to declining, disappearing newspapers?

Two Chicago Tribune reporters recently sounded the alarm on a perceived threat to their paper based on the past actions of a hedge fund...

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...

NPR: The Thinking Behind China’s Quarantines … And (Illegal) Village Blockades

More than a dozen cities in the Chinese province of Hubei are under official lockdown. And some cities and villages are taking...

NPR: Must-Know Vocab For Wuhan Coronavirus: From Droplets To Zoonotic

The world is being flooded with perhaps unfamiliar words and phrases in coverage of the newly discovered coronavirus — starting with the...

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[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...