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REUTERS: JPMorgan fined $850,000 for alleged swap reporting failures

JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) will have to pay an $850,000 penalty to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for allegedly failing to...

NPR: Harris calls for renewing the assault weapons ban after Highland Park mass shooting

Vice President Kamala Harris, in Chicago to speak to a teachers' convention, addressed the July 4 mass shooting in Highland Park, Ill.,...

NPR: Suspect in Highland Park shooting is charged with 7 counts of first-degree murder

The Highland Park shooting suspect Robert "Bobby" Crimo III has been charged with seven counts of first-degree murder, Lake County State's Attorney...

VOA: The Bolsheviks to Putin: A History of Russian Defaults

In 1918, Soviet revolutionary Leon Trotsky told Western creditors aghast at the Bolsheviks' repudiation of Russia's external debt: "Gentlemen, you were warned."

VOA: US, Japan, South Korea Leaders Voice Concerns About North Korean Aggression

U.S. President Joe Biden and the leaders of South Korea and Japan expressed new worries Wednesday about the North Korean nuclear threat...

REUTERS: Four months of war in Ukraine

A view shows a torn flag of Ukraine hung on a wire in front an apartment building destroyed in the southern port...

VOA: US Eases Immigration Requirements for Afghans

The U.S. government has eased some of the stringent requirements Afghans have to navigate as they apply to resettle in the United...

VOA: Zelenskyy Calls Russia ‘Terrorist State’ After Latest Attacks on Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called Russia a “terrorist state” on Tuesday and urged the United Nations to send a commission to investigate...

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...

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[Urbana] Fall Fitness Programs Registration

Register anytime between August 3rd - August 23rd / 24th to receive an early bird discount for your favorite fitness classes! Call...

[Urbana] Play Day in the Park

Thursday, August 11, 5:30-7 pm At Crestview ParkAll Ages & Abilities The Urbana Park District Staff will be bringing the fun...