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VOA: Dogs, Cats Can’t Pass on Coronavirus, but Can Test Positive

Pet cats and dogs cannot pass the new coronavirus on to humans, but they can test positive for low levels of...

NPR: U.S. Added 273,000 Jobs Last Month, But Economists Brace For Coronavirus Impact

Fear of the coronavirus doesn't appear to have infected the U.S. job market yet, despite sending shivers through Wall Street.

BBC: Coronavirus: The psychology of panic buying

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, people are flocking to supermarkets worldwide – but are they simply preparing, or irrationally panicking?

CNN: Why women feel pressured to shave

Type "When did women start..." into Google and one of the top autocomplete suggestions to pop up is, "When did women...

CNN: These plastic-chomping caterpillars can help fight pollution

The tiny waxworm went from zero to hero in 2017 when researchers discovered the caterpillar could potentially help solve one of the world's...

BBC: Why hasn’t AI changed the world yet?

When Kursat Ceylan, who is blind, was trying to find his way to a hotel, he used an app on his phone...

NPR: ‘The Power Notebooks’ Daringly Explores Contradictions In Lives Of Women

Some people, my mother used to say, look for trouble. In her most personal book to date, Katie Roiphe — frequently a...

CNN: Katy Perry reveals she is pregnant in new music video

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are expecting their first child together, the US singer revealed in her latest music video on Thursday.

BBC: Can you feed cats and dogs a vegan diet?

Some vegan pet owners don’t just want to give up animal products – they want their pets to as well. But can...

AP: U.S. businesses add 183K jobs in sign of pre-virus health

U.S. businesses added 183,000 jobs last month, a solid gain that shows the economy was largely healthy when the coronavirus outbreak...

CNN: Federal Reserve announces first emergency rate cut since the financial crisis Anneken Tappe

The Federal Reserve slashed interest rates by half a percentage point on Tuesday, a bold attempt to give the US economy a...

CNN: Wall Street still wants Donald Trump, but it could live with Joe Biden

A day after a surprise interest rate cut failed to calm investors, a new surprise entered the calculus: former Vice President Joe Biden's strong...

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[Illinois] Faculty members, staff, teaching assistants honored with Campus Awards for Excellence in Instruction

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Faculty and staff members and graduate teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this spring were honored...

Extending cancellation of summer events through July 5

Please see the message below regarding the extension of the cancellation of on-campus summer events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...

Keeping Illinois connected remotely

Since universities sent students and employees home in mid-March as part of the greater societal effort to counter the COVID-19 pandemic, online...

[Illinois] University initiates fundraising program for student relief

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is introducing a supplemental relief fund to support university students dealing with financial...