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VOA: Biden to Hold First Cabinet Meeting

U.S. President Joe Biden holds his first Cabinet meeting Thursday. The gathering of top officials comes as the administration rolls out a $2...

BBC: Biden’s dog Major bites again at White House

The Bidens' dog Major has nipped again, just days after returning from training in Delaware for a biting incident at the White...

NPR: Firefighter Testifies: ‘I Was Desperate To Help … And This Human Was Denied That’

Genevieve Hansen expected Monday, May 25 to be a peaceful day. That's what she told jurors on Tuesday in...

NPR: How Vincent Chin’s Death Gave Others A Voice

Writer Paula Yoo was 13 years old and finishing up seventh grade when Vincent Chin was killed. Chin was a 27-year-old draftsman...

NPR: Indigenous-Language Radio Show In Oakland Promotes Vaccine Effort

Radio B'alam is a streaming audio program reaching thousands of Mayan Guatemalans in the Bay Area who speak a language called Mam....

VOA: Asian Frontline Medics in US Face Hate Amid COVID-19

While the past year’s battle with COVID-19 has been grueling for health care workers across America, the challenge has been compounded for...

CNN: Virginia Beach officer who shot a man to death did not activate his bodycam, police said

(CNN)The police officer who shot a man to death while responding to multiple shooting incidents in Virginia Beach, Virginia, late Friday night...

NPR: DOJ Has Charged Nearly 500 With COVID-Related Fraud In The Past Year

Call it a nasty side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic — the flare-up in fraud, scams and hoaxes as some people have...

VOA: Biden to Nominate Former Sen. Nelson as NASA Chief

U.S. President Joe Biden announced Friday he plans to nominate former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to lead the U.S. space agency, NASA.

AP: Biden Cabinet near complete but hundreds of jobs still open

President Joe Biden’s Cabinet is nearly complete with the confirmation of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh on Monday. But the work of building...

VOA: NOAA Announces Major Upgrades to US Weather Model

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Monday it will be upgrading its Global Forecast System, one of the primary computer...

VOA: First Court Appearance Canceled for Suspected Atlanta Massage Parlor Killer

The first court appearance for the man charged with killing eight people, including six women of Asian descent, in a series of...

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[Urbana] Garden with the Urbana Park District

Organic Gardens: Community Gardens In Meadowbrook Park Garden at the oldest local organic community gardens! Since 1975, the Meadowbrook...

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

Mark your calendars for 13 THURSDAYS in campustown, every Thursday from May 20 through August 12, presented by JSM Living. Explore campustown all...

Champaign Public Library, 200 W Green St – Downtown

STARTING MARCH 29, we are expanding hours and services. We will stay open evenings, offer meeting room reservations, and provide seating throughout...

[Champaign] Free Mask Pickup for Individuals & Businesses

A large donation of masks has created an opportunity for individuals and businesses to access these masks at no cost.