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NPR: ‘Tigers, Not Daughters’ Is Haunting — With Or Without A Ghost

National Book Award nominee Samantha Mabry returns with a ghostly tale of four Latinx sisters – three of them living, one dead.

CNN: Why America has the world’s most confirmed Covid-19 cases

On Thursday, we hit a grim watershed. The US overtook Italy and China as the country with the highest number of confirmed Covid-19 cases....

BBC: Why social distancing might last for some time

As countries around the world implement measures to keep people from mixing, BBC Future looks at the evidence behind why it is...

BBC: Covid-19: The history of pandemics

Throughout history, nothing has killed more human beings than infectious disease. Covid-19 shows how vulnerable we remain – and how we can...

CNN: Why is Covid-19 death rate so low in Germany?

As Covid-19 closes in on the United States, physicians and epidemiologists and crystal ball spinners are trying to forecast just how bad things...

CNN: Trump’s painful dilemma

Peter Bergen is CNN's national security analyst, a vice president at New America, and a professor of practice at Arizona State University....

NPR: To End The Coronavirus Crisis We Need Widespread Testing, Experts Say

Stay inside, don't meet with friends, don't go to work — these are the messages coming from public health officials at every...

AP: Review: ‘The Glass Hotel’ a tragic tale for the times

“The Glass Hotel,” Alfred A. Knopf, by Emily St. John Mandel How does one follow up a National Book...

CNN: Bipartisan group in Congress: Get America ready for a strong restart after the crisis

Nearly 50 members of Congress from the Problem Solvers Caucus — half Democrat and half Republican — spent the last week drawing...

NPR: ‘Deaths Of Despair’ Examines The Steady Erosion Of U.S. Working-Class Life

The 20th century was an era of rapid and unprecedented improvement in public health all over the world.

NPR: 5 Takeaways: Joe Biden Closer To Nomination As Coronavirus Changes Everything

In what have turned out to be the last presidential primary elections in the month of March because of the novel coronavirus,...

CNN: Why it’s taking nearly three weeks for me to find out if I have the coronavirus

"That sounds kind of fun. Can I tag along?" "You mean you want to bat mitzvah crash?" my friend...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...