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AP: SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to...

BBC: Australia unveils plan to force Google and Facebook to pay for news

The Australian government has unveiled its plan to force tech giants such as Google and Facebook to pay news outlets for their...

TikTok faces U.S. breakup from Chinese parent as Microsoft circles: sources

The White House is preparing to force Chinese internet giant ByteDance to shed the U.S. operations of TikTok, as potential buyers, including...

VOA: 3 Charged in Massive Twitter Hack, Bitcoin Scam

A British man, a Florida man and a Florida teen hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls...

CNN: SpaceX set to bring NASA astronauts home from historic mission (weather permitting)

NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, the first-ever astronauts to travel into orbit aboard a commercially developed spacecraft, are aiming to return to...

CNN: Archaeologists discover the likely source of Stonehenge’s giant sarsen stones

For centuries, the source of Stonehenge's massive sarsen stones have been an open mystery. Archaeologists and historians have long debated where...

BBC: Coronavirus: Samsung profits soar on work from home demand

Samsung Electronics has seen its earnings soar as sales were boosted by millions working and learning from home during the virus pandemic.

EU sanctions Russian intelligence, North Korean, Chinese firms over alleged cyberattacks

The European Union on Thursday imposed travel and financial sanctions on a department of Russia’s military intelligence service and on firms from...

AP: ‘On our way to Mars’: NASA rover will look for signs of life

The biggest, most sophisticated Mars rover ever built — a car-size vehicle bristling with cameras, microphones, drills and lasers — blasted off...

NPR: 4 Key Takeaways From Washington’s Big Tech Hearing On ‘Monopoly Power’

Four Big Tech CEOs spent Wednesday being grilled — virtually — by House lawmakers, creating a first-ever spectacle that was by turns...

NPR: WATCH LIVE: Heads Of Amazon, Apple, Facebook And Google Testify On Big Tech’s Power

Updated at 3:59 p.m. ET Are Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple "emperors of the online economy" that stifle competition...

CNN: Going back to work or school? An algorithm may warn you to keep your distance from others

At an acrylic fiber factory in Callao, Peru, surveillance cameras and artificial intelligence are tackling a pandemic-era challenge: making sure workers...

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KRANNERT CENTER CANCELS FALL, PUBLIC, IN-PERSON PERFORMANCES

Urbana, IL—In the midst of the global pandemic and ongoing social justice issues, Krannert Center reaffirms its commitment to growth in inclusive, equitable...

University outlines fall plans including remote instruction after fall break

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — All University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign faculty members, staff and students who plan to be on campus this fall –...

Center for Advanced Study appoints seven professors to permanent faculty

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Center for Advanced Study has appointed seven new members to its permanent faculty. CAS professors are selected based on their outstanding scholarship,...

Illinois: Q&A for Maintaining F-1 Student Status in Fall 2020

ISSS will be holding Q&A sessions for students regarding recent guidance from SEVP addressing the requirements for maintaining status during Fall 2020....