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BBC: Donald Trump’s children refuse to testify in fraud inquiry

Donald Jr, 44, and Ivanka, 40, were ordered to give evidence by New York Attorney General Letitia James. She...

REUTEERS: U.S. reports nearly 1 million COVID-19 cases in a day, setting global record

The United States set a global record of almost 1 million new coronavirus infections reported on Monday, according to a Reuters tally,...

REUTERS: Parents of girl shot dead in dressing room by Los Angeles police call for justice

The parents of a girl killed in a clothing store dressing room by a Los Angeles police officer's stray bullet last week...

VOA: VP Harris Announces $1.2 Billion in Private Investment for Central America

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris announced $1.2 billion in private-sector investments in Central America as part of a program aimed at reducing...

VOA: Californian Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison Over Threats to US Journalists

A federal court in Manhattan sentenced a man to three years in prison this week for sending threatening text messages to the...

NPR: As omicron surges, these states and cities are focused on giving out free COVID tests

In Lowell, Massachusetts, a long line of cars snakes around the local middle school. The reward at the front of the line:...

REUTERS: Omicron delivers another uncertain holiday season to pandemic-weary Americans

Americans face an uncertain and anxiety-filled holiday season for the second consecutive year, as the highly contagious Omicron variant threatens to intensify...

VOA: Foreign Disinformation Stokes Fears of Violence in US

Ongoing efforts by foreign intelligence services and global terrorist organizations to seed the United States with disinformation appear to be working, raising...

VOA: Tornado Recovery Efforts Continue in Kentucky Amid Struggle to Assess Damage

Efforts to restore power and attend to the needs of thousands of people whose homes were destroyed by tornadoes in the U.S....

NPR: Supreme Court refuses to block Texas abortion law as legal fights move forward

The U.S. Supreme Court allowed abortion providers to challenge the Texas law that essentially bans abortions after about six weeks. Separately, the...

REUTERS: New York City mandates shots for all private businesses amid Omicron spread

New York City declared on Monday that all private-sector employers must implement COVID-19 vaccine mandates for their workers, as the highly transmissible...

REUTERS: U.S. sues Texas, says discriminatory redistricting dilutes Black, Hispanic vote

The U.S. Justice Department filed a lawsuit against Texas on Monday alleging the state violated the Voting Rights Act by creating redistricting...

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[Urbana] Check out the new sculpture at Meadowbrook Park!

Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

Have nagging pain? Tweak something shoveling snow or working out? You have the chance to get a free injury...

[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...