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VOA: Facing Pressure at Home, Chinese Tech Giants Expand in Singapore

Chinese tech giants are expanding in Singapore as they face a crackdown at home and growing pressure in other key markets — but they...

CNN: How safe is it to go to the beach now? What you should know

With summer around the corner and more people getting Covid-19 vaccines, you may be wondering whether going to the beach is a...

CNN: McDonald’s has a sweet new treat

McDonald's is expanding its lineup of sweet treats with a new McFlurry flavor.Beginning May 3, the chain is adding a Caramel Brownie McFlurry to...

CNN: This Amazon-backed startup is trying to save the planet, one motor at a time

Turntide Technologies is on a mission to save the planet, one motor at a time.The startup, armed with an influx of cash from Amazon,Bill...

VOA: NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Dropped on Mars’ Surface ahead of Flight

NASA's Ingenuity mini-helicopter has been dropped on the surface of Mars in preparation for its first flight, the U.S. space agency said.

CNN: Another US Covid-19 surge may look different, experts say, particularly for younger people. Here’s how

Experts say Covid-19 vaccinations in the US are going extremely well -- but not enough people are yet protected and the country may be at...

CNN: This is Amtrak’s new dream map after Biden’s infrastructure push

President Biden, sometimes called "Amtrak Joe" for his train enthusiasm, appears to be living up to the name. The $2 trillion infrastructure plan Biden released...

VOA: Stanford Holds Off Arizona 54-53 to Win Women’s NCAA Basketball Title

Tara VanDerveer hugged each of her Stanford players as they climbed the ladder to cut down the nets, capping a taxing whirlwind journey and...

CNN: Easter dishes from around the world

Honey-glazed ham, garlic mashed potatoes and fluffy dinner rolls might be staples at American Easter meals, but around the world, there are...

CNN: To prevent burnout, LinkedIn is giving its entire company the week off

LinkedIn employees worldwide are getting a paid week off starting April 5.The entire company is getting the time off as an opportunity...

CNN: Supreme Court hands Google a victory in a multibillion-dollar case against Oracle

The Supreme Court has handed Google a win in a decade-old case in software development, holding that the technology giant did not...

npr: Facebook Disputes Claims It Fuels Political Polarization And Extremism

Facebook is making changes to give users more choice over what posts they see in their news feeds, as the social media...

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[Urbana] Garden with the Urbana Park District

Organic Gardens: Community Gardens In Meadowbrook Park Garden at the oldest local organic community gardens! Since 1975, the Meadowbrook...

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

Mark your calendars for 13 THURSDAYS in campustown, every Thursday from May 20 through August 12, presented by JSM Living. Explore campustown all...

Champaign Public Library, 200 W Green St – Downtown

STARTING MARCH 29, we are expanding hours and services. We will stay open evenings, offer meeting room reservations, and provide seating throughout...

[Champaign] Free Mask Pickup for Individuals & Businesses

A large donation of masks has created an opportunity for individuals and businesses to access these masks at no cost.