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REUTERS: Putin targets enemies at home as his missiles strike Ukraine

Since late 2020, Russia has added dozens of Kremlin critics to its register of “foreign agents.” Reuters contacted them to find out...

CNN: ‘He has decided to destroy the whole world’: Six global voices on Putin’s invasion of Ukraine

In London, a sister remembers her brother killed on Ukraine’s frontline. In Glasgow, a truck driver gets a call from his wife...

BBC: Why the tiny house is perfect for now

Just as minimalism found its moment, now it's the turn of the tiny house movement. Beverley D'Silva explores why, when it comes...

VOA: Amid Pandemic, Russian Disinformation With Chinese Characteristics

The Kremlin and Chinese Communist Party are learning from each other in shaping and conducting information warfare aimed at exacerbating political divisions...

AP: Pandemic stress weighs heavily on Gen Z: AP-NORC, MTV poll

Isolation. Anxiety. Uncertainty. The stresses of the coronavirus pandemic have taken a toll on Americans of all ages, but a new poll finds that...

Navigating holidays in a pandemic, again

Experts from Penn’s Center for Public Health Initiatives and Positive Psychology Center offer six tips for making the holiday season joyful, fun,...

NPR: How to wake up early, even if you’re not a morning person

For some people, waking up early just feels natural. Carla Finley is a baker in Brooklyn, N.Y., who starts her day at...

REUTERS: Factbox: COP26: What would success look like at the climate summit?

Making a final assessment of the progress achieved over the two weeks of the COP26 talks in Glasgow will be complex. Unlike...

Are President Biden’s vaccine mandates lawful?

To curb the spread of COVID-19 and the delta variant, the Biden administration issued an expansive new set of vaccination requirements that...

BBC: Tokyo Paralympics: A ‘different’ Games but Paralympians still hope to shine

The Tokyo Paralympics get under way on Tuesday, with Covid-19 cases rising in Japan and all parties acknowledging that there is still...

VOA: The Costs of War

The war in Afghanistan has had high costs for the United States in terms of lives lost, troops deployed and dollars spent.

NPR: School Is In Session: How Have Students Fared?

Students are going back to school and this time, many of them to a physical classroom for the first time in over...

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...