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AP: What a gift: Russia offers UN staff free virus vaccines

MOSCOW (AP) — What do you do when Vladimir Putin offers you Russia’s new coronavirus vaccine, for free? United...

NPR: ‘Enormous And Tragic’: U.S. Has Lost More Than 200,000 People To COVID-19

The U.S. death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 200,000 on Tuesday — reaching what was once the upper limit of some estimates for...

Reuters: Apple says some users facing issues with App Store, Music, TV+

(Reuters) - Apple Inc said here on Tuesday some of its users were experiencing problems while accessing certain services, including the App Store, Apple...

NPR: Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin Form NASCAR Team With Bubba Wallace Behind The Wheel

NBA legend Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest basketball player and known for his elite competitiveness, is taking another big challenge: trying to...

NPR: Taj Mahal Reopens In India For 1st Time In 6 Months

Visitors are capped at 5,000 a day. Everyone must wear a mask and have their temperature taken. Tickets are digital. Selfies are...

NPR: With Limited COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Who Would Get Them First?

It's still unknown when a COVID-19 vaccine might be available in the United States. But when one is first approved, there may...

CNN: Watch some of this year’s best Emmy acceptance speeches

Watch some of the best Emmy acceptance speeches from the stars of "Schitt's Creek," "Succession," "Watchmen" and more.

AP: Dog trapped in 30-foot hole lured to safety with beef jerky

A group of mountain bikers on a North Carolina trail spotted a dog trapped 30 feet (9 meters) down in a sinkhole...

CNN: Trick-or-treating, costume masks and Halloween parties discouraged by CDC this year

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its first guidance for the holidays, including Halloween, amid the raging coronavirus pandemic...

BBC: Would you pay to follow an influencer?

Spooked by plummeting advertising revenue, content creators are hoping that loyal fans will pay up to watch their videos.

Reuters: U.S. health agency sets October 16 deadline for states to submit vaccine plans

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday set an Oct. 16 deadline for states to submit plans...

BBC: A new way of living and dressing

What we wear has always revealed our values and aspirations, particularly in times of turbulence and upheaval. And now, writes Bel...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...