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CNN: Here’s what to do if you can’t pay your rent

When Brooklyn Ramsey paid her $800 rent for April, she also sent the management company a message.

AP: Coronavirus symptoms: A list and when to seek help

What are the telling signs that you may have the novel coronavirus which causes Covid-19?

CNN: The US economy lost 701,000 jobs in March — worst report since 2009

New York (CNN Business) The American economy lost more jobs than it gained for the first time in a decade.In March, the...

BBC: Ten TV shows to watch in April

From HBO’s Run to Cate Blanchett in Mrs America and the return of BBC’s Killing Eve, Eddie Mullan picks the programmes worth...

CNN: Zoom CEO apologizes for having ‘fallen short’ on privacy and security

The founder and CEO of Zoom has apologized to the video conferencing app's millions of users after coming under fire for...

BBC: Three human-like species lived side-by-side in ancient Africa

Two million years ago, three different human-like species were living side-by-side in South Africa, a study shows.

CNN: Experts tell White House coronavirus can spread through talking or even just breathing

A prestigious scientific panel told the White House Wednesday night that research shows coronavirus can be spread not just by sneezes...

Cook like a chef at home: Chicago chefs share favorite recipes

Chicago’s culinary scene is known for being as diverse as the city itself. On any given night, you can dine at a...

CNN: ‘Contagion’ vs. coronavirus: The film’s connections to a real life pandemic

As we live through a developing pandemic, some of us can't help but compare it to the 2011 American thriller which some claim...

NPR: Stunning: Record 10 Million File For Unemployment In 2 Weeks

Updated at 10:38 a.m. ET The number of new people claiming unemployment benefits totaled a staggering 6.648 million last...

CNN: Kansas City’s WWI Museum is avoiding layoffs by giving employees thousands of pages from its archives to digitize

A museum in Kansas City, Missouri is avoiding laying off its employees during the coronavirus pandemic by giving some of them a...

CNN: Jimmy Nelson revisits world’s most remote tribes in ‘Homage to Humanity’

In 2013, the British photographer Jimmy Nelson published his first monograph, a 400-page photo book titled "Before They Pass Away." His subjects...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...