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BBC: How a boy from Vietnam became a slave on a UK cannabis farm

It was a horrifying death for the 39 Vietnamese nationals found in the back of a trailer in an industrial park in...

NPR Poll: Majority Of Americans Believe Trump Encourages Election Interference

Weeks before the first votes of the 2020 presidential election, Americans report a high level of concern about how secure that election...

CNN: State media hailed Putin’s power shake-up. Moscow residents seem less enthused

Big government announcements in Russia are typically accompanied by simultaneous coverage on the nation's state-run TV channels.

BBC: Why Japan is so successful at returning lost property

Cultural norms, complex religious influences and friendly neighbourhood police officers make losing something in Japan no big deal. But does this tell...

NPR: CDC To Screen For New Strain Of Coronavirus At 3 U.S. Airports

Three U.S. airports will begin screening passengers from Wuhan, China, for symptoms of the new strain of coronavirus — named 2019-nCoV — that has...

CNN: Putin may be following Xi’s lead, but he’s nowhere near as secure as the Chinese leader

Two decades after he first took power, Russian President Vladimir Putin appears poised to stay on for the foreseeable future.

NPR: 6 Democrats Debate In Iowa: Here’s What You Need To Know

We're up to the seventh debate, and down to six candidates. The leading Democratic presidential candidates return to the...

CNN: We have 10 years to save Earth’s biodiversity as mass extinction caused by humans takes hold, UN warns

Almost a third of the Earth will need to be protected by 2030 and pollution cut by half to save our...

BBC: Taal volcano: Your questions answered

Local authorities have also declared a "state of calamity". Meanwhile, the volcano has cast a lightning storm into the air, and...

NPR: Is There Hope For The American Dream? What Americans Think About Income Inequality

Income inequality in the U.S. is at an all-time high, according to the Census Bureau. But do Americans care? A new poll from...

NPR: The Day That Never Happened

Have you ever had a memory, but you aren't sure whether you dreamed it or read it or saw it in a...

BBC: My Money: ‘I made it through the day without spending a dollar’

My Money is a new series looking at how people spend their money - and the sometimes tough decisions they have to...

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February 13 – 23 Experience Chicago’s fearless theatre scene for just $15 or $30 (or less!) from Feb....

[Illinois] Feb 27 Murray Perahia Concert at Krannert Center Canceled

Pianist Murray Perahia has announced the cancellation of several performances due to illness, including his February 27 appearance at Krannert Center for...

Media advisory: U of I to unveil giant ‘Block I’ at O’Hare

The University of Illinois will unveil one of the largest, most visible landmarks at the world’s busiest airport. As part of its “Power...

[Champaign] Two Dog Parks = Two Fobs

There are two dog park in the CU area.  The Urbana Park District's dog park is located on Perkins Road in northeast...