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VOA: Ex-Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Back in Federal Prison

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was returned to federal prison, weeks after his early release to serve...

AP: Bed Bath & Beyond closing stores, cruises prepare to sail

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to...

BBC: Trump taxes: Supreme Court says New York prosecutors can see records

The US Supreme Court has ruled that President Trump's financial records can be examined by prosecutors in New York.

AP: US sanctions Chinese officials over repression of minorities

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on three senior officials of the Chinese Communist Party, including a member of the...

AP: Biden pledges New Deal-like economic agenda to counter Trump

 Democrat Joe Biden turned his campaign against President Donald Trump toward the economy Thursday, introducing a New Deal-like economic agenda while drawing...

VOA: Foreign Students Caught Between COVID-19 and ICE

Pat Janyamethakul, a Thai student at Virginia Tech, wanted to attend college in the U.S. because of “the country’s reputation in higher...

CNN: Seoul’s mayor found dead, after seven-hour search

The mayor of Seoul -- considered the second-most powerful official in South Korea -- has been found dead on a mountainside...

BBC: Cancel culture: What unites young people against Obama and Trump

In the midst of America's racial reckoning, the question of how to deal with memorials to controversial leaders has risen again to...

VOA: Trump Says He’d Meet with Kim Jong Un Again

SEOUL - U.S. President Donald Trump says he is open to another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even as...

AP: Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don’t reopen

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if America’s schools don’t reopen in the fall despite the coronavirus, and...

BBC: Coronavirus: Elite universities sue over US visa ruling

Two elite US universities are suing immigration services over a decision to withdraw visas from foreign students whose courses move fully online.

CNN: One million foreign students risk being frozen out of US colleges. Some might never come back

(CNN) In two months, 19-year-old Tianyu Fang is due to start his first semester at one of the most prestigious schools in...

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Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...