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CNN: Mummies discovered in burial shaft in Egypt

Right now, most of us can only explore the pyramids and archaeological wonders of Egypt online, but excavations and explorations into the country's...

BBC: The Swiss city where even fun is serious

Hardworking Basel is one of Switzerland's richest cities. But if you dip beneath its surface, you discover the beguiling contradictions that make...

CNN: Masks on airplanes: Where things stand on personal protection and social distancing

Glimmers of a gradual return to air travel mean airlines are rolling out new policies aimed at protecting passengers and crew...

CNN: What economy class could look like after virus

It's clear flying will be different after coronavirus, and while some airlines are discussing the removal of middle seats to maintain...

CNN: Sea turtles thriving in Thailand after beach closures

Wildlife around the world is enjoying the lack of human activity due to coronavirus lockdowns, and sea turtles in Thailand are part of the...

AP: Look left, turn right.. jump! Islands offer remote tourism

Wish you could travel to a faraway island during the lockdown? The Faroe Islands are offering remote tourism, where web users...

CNN: With no tourists around, animals at Yosemite are ‘having a party’

(CNN) — Being cooped up at home is no fun for humans, but bears are making the most of the extra space at California's shuttered...

NPR: Emirates Airline Begins Conducting Rapid COVID-19 Tests For Boarding Passengers

In a move that could be a step toward making air travel palatable to the public again, Emirates Airline has begun conducing rapid-on site...

CNN: Turkey’s unique hand-sanitising method

For hundreds of years, this Ottoman-era cologne has been synonymous with Turkish hospitality. Now, it’s being used to fight coronavirus.

BBC: Five countries with the most resilient economies

Experts have already begun assessing how a recovery might look once the Covid-19 virus is contained, and which countries stand to bounce...

CNN: Chinese tourist sites packed as country comes out of lockdown, but experts say risk still high

Large numbers of people flocked to popular tourists sites and major cities across China over the country's holiday weekend, despite warnings from...

NPR: Cruise Ships With Sick People Dock In Florida

Carrying passengers and crew sick with COVID-19, the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam docked in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. today. It and its...

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[Urbana] Outdoor Free Fitness in the Park

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[Urbana] Crystal Lake Park Art Fair

Saturday August 6, 10 am - 4 pmBetween Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center and Anita Purves Nature Center (1505 N Broadway)

[Champaign] TOAST TO TAYLOR STREET

Shop local makers and artists, experience live music and entertainment, and grab some of the best food and drinks that Champaign has...