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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...

NPR: Supreme Court Undercuts Access To Birth Control Under Obamacare

The U.S. Supreme Court has made it more difficult for women to get access to birth control as part of their health...

AP: Two COVID-19-ravaged churches take different recovery paths

The paths of two New York City churches diverged this week — one reopened and one stayed closed. But they have...

CNN: Mary Trump’s scathing book claims Trump paid someone to take his SATs

(CNN) Donald Trump's niece Mary Trump levels scathing criticism at the President in her forthcoming book, accusing him of being a "sociopath" and charging that...

AP: Trump increasingly turning to executive orders, more to come

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is setting a brisk pace lately in issuing executive orders and he’s just getting started as...

CNN: Miami-Dade to shut down restaurants again as Florida’s Covid-19 hospitalizations surge

(CNN) As Florida sets the most dubious of records amid the coronavirus pandemic, Miami-Dade County has decided it's done playing by the state's...

CNN: Trump administration begins formal withdrawal from World Health Organization

The Trump administration has notified Congress and the United Nations that the United States is formally withdrawing from the World Health Organization,...

VOA: This Voter Group Could Sway 2020 Election

Ian Martens, a rising junior at Furman University in South Carolina, says President Donald Trump has “done a great job building our economy...

NPR: Woman Who Called Police On Black Bird-Watcher In Central Park To Be Charged

A white woman who called the police and claimed a Black man was threatening her after he asked her to put her...

CNN: In pictures: Americans celebrate Independence Day

Fireworks go off behind the Washington Monument in Washington, DC, on Saturday, July 4.Drew Angerer/Getty Images The coronavirus pandemic...

AP: Chicago’s July Fourth weekend ends with 17 dead, 70 wounded

CHICAGO (AP) — One of Chicago’s bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 17 people fatally shot, including a 7-year-old girl and...

NPR: Court Rules Dakota Access Pipeline Must Be Emptied For Now

A federal judge has ruled that the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline must be emptied for now while the Army Corps of Engineers...

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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...