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AP: Quarantine ordered for 2,500 students at elite Swiss school

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss authorities ordered 2,500 students at an elite hospitality management school to quarantine themselves due to a coronavirus...

CNN: The coronavirus is making it harder for domestic violence victims to find a place to live, a study shows

(CNN) As states across the country rush to curb the surge in coronavirus cases, once again the safest place for anyone to...

CNN: A grizzly bear mauled and killed a hunter in a first-of-its-kind attack at a national park in Alaska

A hunter was killed by a grizzly bear this weekend in Alaska's Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve, marking the park's...

AP: Paris police briefly evacuate Eiffel Tower after bomb threat

Paris police briefly evacuated the Eiffel Tower and blockaded the surrounding area Wednesday after a phone-in bomb threat.

NPR: At Least 380 Whales Dead In Australia’s Largest-Ever Mass Stranding

At least 380 pilot whales have died off the coast of Tasmania in what experts are calling Australia's largest recorded mass-stranding event.

BBC: Prince Harry urges US citizens to ‘reject hate speech’ and vote in the presidential election

Prince Harry has urged US citizens to "reject hate speech" and vote in the country's upcoming presidential election. He...

NPR: California Governor Signs Order Banning Sales Of New Gasoline Cars By 2035

California will phase out the sale of all gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 in a bid to lead the U.S. in reducing greenhouse...

VOA: India, China Agree Not to Add Troops on Disputed Himalayan Border

India and China have agreed to not send more troops to a disputed border region in the Himalayas, where their respective troops...

CNN: Walmart is using drones to deliver Covid-19 tests

If you need to get a Covid-19 test, but don't want to go near people, Walmart's got you covered. At least...

BBC: Ruth Bader Ginsburg death: Mourners gather at US Supreme Court

Mourners have been honouring the judge and liberal icon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she lies in repose at the US Supreme...

BBC: Is the world entering a new Cold War?

The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary as the post-World War Two global order which created it is on shaky foundations.

CNN: Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny, discharged from hospital after poisoning, must now weigh his next moves

Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny has been discharged from hospital after his near-fatal poisoning and could potentially make a complete recovery, according to the German hospital...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...