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BBC: Washington Redskins: Major retailers drop merchandise

Major US retailers Walmart and Target have dropped American football team Washington Redskins' merchandise from their websites.

CNN: Who sells short shorts? Elon Musk sells short shorts

Tesla is having a great year. Its stock is up 200% in 2020, its market value now exceeds every other carmaker on the...

AP: Uber buys Postmates, ups delivery game in $2.65 billion deal

Uber has widened its reach in the fiercely competitive delivery market by acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the...

AP: Was new Chex flavor worth South Koreans’ 16-year wait?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans have waited 16 long years for a savory, crispy bite that would satisfy their taste...

BBC: Coronavirus: How ‘immunity passports’ could create an antibody elite

Governments around the world are testing citizens for coronavirus antibodies, to work out whether people have had the deadly Covid-19 disease.

AP: Alaska Airlines secures loans; casinos in NJ reopening

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

CNN: Jeff Bezos is so rich he just set a new record

The economy might be a shambles, but Jeff Bezos' wallet couldn't tell. He's now worth nearly $172 billion, a new record for...

AP: To stop parties, Airbnb won’t let some guests book homes

Airbnb will ban some younger U.S. guests from booking homes in their area as part of a continuing effort to crack down...

BBC: The fashion labels whose clothes are made by prisoners

The agile hands of men who once made a living as pickpockets and robbers have been given another task in Peru's largest...

CNN: A huge Wendy’s and Pizza Hut franchisee just filed for bankruptcy

NPC International, the operator of 1,200 Pizza Hut and nearly 400 Wendy's restaurants in the United States, has filed for bankruptcy.

CNN: Walmart is transforming 160 of its parking lots into drive-in theaters

Two of the most classic pieces of Americana are coming together this summer: drive-in theaters and Walmart.Beginning in August, the retailer is converting 160...

CNN: US car sales just had their worst quarter since the Great Recession

Major automakers reported a more than 30% drop in US sales in the second quarter, the biggest plunge in sales since...

Anouncement

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...