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AP: Business Fallout: United warns of layoffs, Target raises pay

Less than three months ago came the first reports of cases of pneumonia related to a virus first detected in Wuhan, China....

CNN: NBC News staffer dies after testing positive for coronavirus

In a memo to staff on Friday, NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack confirmed that an NBC employee died as a result of complications...

BBC: Coronavirus: Amazon blocks non-essential items from warehouses

Amazon is temporarily refusing to stock certain items in its warehouses, to cope with overwhelming demand for household essentials due to the...

AP: Broadway shuts its doors over ongoing coronavirus concerns

New York’s governor ordered all Broadway theaters to shut their doors in the face of ongoing coronavirus concerns, plunging into darkness...

CNN: Cruise lines Princess and Viking halt all cruises as coronavirus spreads

Princess Cruises will halt global operations of its 18 cruise ships for two months, after two of its ships carried passengers who were...

BBC: Coronavirus: Korean Air fighting for ‘survival’

Korean Air has warned the coronavirus outbreak could threaten its survival in a memo sent to employees. South Korea...

CNN: American and Delta slash US and overseas flights as coronavirus causes a plunge in bookings

New York (CNN Business) The coronavirus took another bite out of the airline industry on Tuesday, as several airlines, including two of...

AP: Airbnb creates $1 million competition to build fantasy homes

Interested in building a fantasy home that looks like a boot? Or a UFO? Or some other unusual design? Airbnb is setting...

CNN: Apple says it’s fine to wipe your iPhone with a Clorox wipe

Apple says you should feel free to use disinfectant wipes to clean your iPhone. Smartphones are notorious germ magnets, and Apple issued...

AP: Walmart revises leave policy in face of virus; worker tests

Walmart is enacting an emergency leave policy for its 1.4 million hourly U.S. workers that allowing them to take time off...

CNN: Starbucks is testing a new cup. Here’s what’s different

Starbucks is testing out a new cup. It's hoping you won't notice. On Monday, the coffee chain started trialing...

CNN: Facebook is removing Trump campaign ads

New York (CNN) Facebook (FB) said Thursday it will remove some ads run by President Donald Trump's re-election campaign that it says ran afoul...

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...