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CNN: ‘Hamilton’ — 4 things to know in honor of July 4th

(CNN) You now have more than one "shot."By now, most people have heard of the Tony Award-winning musical "Hamilton," which centers on...

BBC: How knitting became cool

From ‘extreme’ knitters and Insta-knit groups to knitting circles that are hotbeds of activism, Cassidy George explores how a traditional craft became...

CNN: Why gay-friendly Taiwan is a creative haven for LGBTQ art

Around this time last year, Taiwan was gearing up to host Asia's largest ever Pride parade having just become the first...

BBC: Oscars voting body hits diversity target with 819 new members

The latest batch of actors and film-makers to be invited to vote for the Oscars has been unveiled, exceeding the diversity target...

VOA: Korean Baseball Fans Return With Fewer Cheers and No Beer

Baseball fans may soon be able to watch games at stadiums in South Korea. But they’ll have to do it without...

NPR: ‘Hamilton’ Comes Home, Just In Time For The Fourth Of July

We committed the unpardonable crime of being mavericks who were successful, and everybody hated us. It would've been fine if we'd been...

NPR: Beyoncé To Drop Visual Album, ‘Black Is King,’ On Disney+ In July

A new visual album written, directed and executive produced by Beyoncé is on its way. Black Is King will celebrate...

BBC: Delftware porcelain – the global story of a Dutch icon

The sweeping history of Delft’s exquisite blue-and-white ceramics stretches across the globe. Cath Pound explores an intriguing tale of obsession, piracy...

NPR: K-Pop’s Digital ‘Army’ Musters To Meet The Moment, Baggage In Tow

A week before President Trump held his controversial campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla., was when Viviana Dark, a K-pop fan from Wisconsin...

NPR: NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace Was Not The Target Of A Hate Crime, FBI Says

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace was not the target of a hate crime, according to the FBI. A day-long investigation...

CNN: Angelina Jolie says she split from Brad Pitt for the sake of their kids

Angelina Jolie has opened up about her split from Brad Pitt.The actress, activist and humanitarian talked to Vogue India about her work, motherhood and...

NPR: Tennis Star Novak Djokovic Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Novak Djokovic, the world's No. 1-ranked men's tennis player, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Serbian tennis star released...

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Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...