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ILLINOIS

Camera-trap study captures Sumatran tigers, clouded leopards, other rare beasts

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Scientists deployed motion-sensitive camera traps across a 50-square-mile swath of Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park in southern Sumatra and,...

CAMPUS NEWS

HELPING CHILDREN LEARN MATH

School of Education Prof. Nancy Jordan wins prestigious award The joys of counting often begin during the toddler years...

Delivering bad news: ‘Patients remember these conversations forever’

We’ve all feared hearing a doctor say, “We need to talk.” It's even scarier if the physician is robotic,...

LONG-LOST AIRCRAFT

Three aircraft associated with seven American servicemen missing in action from World War II were recently discovered in Truk Lagoon, now known...

Marwan M. Kraidy named dean of Northwestern University in Qatar

Marwan M. Kraidy, a leading authority on Arab media, has been named dean and CEO of Northwestern University-Qatar (NU-Q), Provost Jonathan Holloway...

COVERING UP FOR WINTER

Winter is anything but a “slow” season in agriculture. Delaware’s winter months are as vital as spring’s planting, summer’s growth and autumn’s...

New research center will focus on socially responsible artificial intelligence

Penn State will be well positioned to recognize and interpret the social implications of artificial intelligence (AI), thanks to a new, multi-unit research center launched this...

OPINION

BBC: What Donald Trump gets out of his trip to India

India is gearing up to impress the visiting US President Donald Trump on his first official trip to the world's most populous...

NPR: B. Smith, Restaurateur And Lifestyle Icon, Dies At 70 Of Early Onset Alzheimer’s

The world is less generous and less welcoming because B. Smith, former model, entertainer and lifestyle doyenne, has left it.

BBC: Katherine Johnson: Hidden Figures Nasa mathematician dies at 101

Pioneering African-American Nasa mathematician Katherine Johnson has died at the age of 101. Nasa announced her death on Twitter,...

CULTURE

ACT MONTHLY PUBLICATION, FEBRUARY 2020

VOLUME 12, NUMBER 140, FEBRUARY 2020

ANOUNCEMENT

ACT COLUMN

As 2020 tax reporting season is approaching, individual taxpayers have started preparing themselves with different methods to file their tax returns. Some...

NEWS

AP: Crackdown on immigrants who use public benefits takes effect

Pastor Antonio Velasquez says that before the Trump administration announced a crackdown on immigrants using government social services, people lined up before...

NPR: After The Nevada Caucuses, Bernie Sanders Is The Man To Beat

The 2020 Democratic nomination is now Sen. Bernie Sanders' to lose. The independent from Vermont ⁠— who is running...

AP: Sanders would use wealth tax for universal child care, pre-K

Bernie Sanders has joined fellow progressive Elizabeth Warren in proposing that a “wealth tax” can fiance government-funded child care from infancy through...

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...

TRAVEL

Today, Gothenberg is a glass and cast-iron greenhouse with towering palms and exotic plants. It is blue-and-white electric trams scooting along the...

WORK LIFE

The lights were all out, the corridors were deserted. Only one computer screen was still glowing at Freiburg’s Institute for Advanced...

LATEST ARTICLES

BBC: Is Gothenburg Europe’s greenest city?

Today, Gothenberg is a glass and cast-iron greenhouse with towering palms and exotic plants. It is blue-and-white electric trams scooting along the...

AP: Crackdown on immigrants who use public benefits takes effect

Pastor Antonio Velasquez says that before the Trump administration announced a crackdown on immigrants using government social services, people lined up before...

BBC: Can Germans’ right to switch off survive the digital age?

The lights were all out, the corridors were deserted. Only one computer screen was still glowing at Freiburg’s Institute for Advanced...

BBC: Coronavirus: Your rights as a traveller

With new cases of the coronavirus being diagnosed in more and more locations, it's hard to predict where it will pop up...

NPR: After The Nevada Caucuses, Bernie Sanders Is The Man To Beat

The 2020 Democratic nomination is now Sen. Bernie Sanders' to lose. The independent from Vermont ⁠— who is running...

AP: Sanders would use wealth tax for universal child care, pre-K

Bernie Sanders has joined fellow progressive Elizabeth Warren in proposing that a “wealth tax” can fiance government-funded child care from infancy through...

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...

NPR: Thousands Expected To Attend Kobe Bryant Memorial In Los Angeles

Some 20,000 mourners are expected to pack Staples Center in Los Angeles on Monday for the public memorial honoring legendary former NBA...