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VOA: G-7 Heightening Russia Sanctions for Ukraine War

The United States and the other members of the Group of Seven leading industrialized economies imposed new sanctions Monday against Russia for...

NPR: How green became the color of the abortion rights movement

Protests for abortion rights around the world are often awash in the color green – handkerchiefs, scarves, protests signs and more.

VOA: Biden: US to Bolster European Military Presence

U.S. President Joe Biden announced Wednesday the United States is bolstering its military presence in Europe, including the deployment of additional naval...

NPR: Here are 2 Supreme Court decisions we’re still waiting for this term

One of the most consequential Supreme Court terms in recent memory still has two major cases left on the docket — cases...

REUTERS: Louisiana judge temporarily blocks abortion ban after U.S. Supreme Court ruling

A Louisiana judge on Monday temporarily blocked the Republican-led state from enforcing laws banning abortion that were set to take effect after...

VOA: Iran Launches Rocket Into Space as Nuclear Talks to Resume 

Iranian state television said Sunday that Tehran had launched a solid-fuel rocket into space, drawing a rebuke from Washington ahead of the...

NPR: Supreme Court backs a high school coach’s right to pray on the 50-yard line

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a high school football coach who claimed the right to pray on the 50-yard line...

NPR: Police could have stopped Uvalde shooting within 3 minutes, a Texas official says

A top Texas law enforcement official said that there were enough armed police officers wearing body armor to stop the late May...

VOA: Malaysia Revives Plans to End Mandatory Death Sentences

Rights groups say they welcome the Malaysian government’s announcement to end mandatory death sentencing but question whether lawmakers will follow through, having...

NPR: Russia’s rebranded McDonald’s calls itself ‘Delicious, that’s all’

What could possibly replace McDonald's iconic Golden Arches? In the case of its new Russian spinoff, the answer appears to be orange...

VOA: Governors Forming Task Force to Address Mass Shootings

The leaders of the National Governors Association said Friday they're forming a bipartisan working group to come up with recommendations to stop...

REUTERS: What next? Ukraine’s allies divided over Russia endgame

 Is it better to engage with Russian President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine or to isolate him? Should Kyiv make...

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...