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AP: Donald Trump and his pardon triangle

President Donald Trump on Tuesday picked a handful of corrupt former officials and corrupt wealthy influence peddlers and granted them clemency,...

NPR: How To Buy A Car (Without Being Taken For A Ride)

New cars these days have better safety features and more tech gizmos than models from a decade ago. And let's face it,...

NPR: The WHO Knows Insulin Is Too Expensive. How It Plans To Drive Down The Price

Johnpeter Mwolo was 15 when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. His body, unable to produce the hormone...

CNN: The world is bracing for what another four years of Trump could look like

Munich, Germany (CNN )What will a second Donald Trump presidential term look like -- if it happens? That was the thought in many delegates'...

CNN: Did Xi Jinping know about the coronavirus outbreak earlier than first suggested?

As the deadly novel coronavirus spread throughout China and the world last month, it was clear that something had gone wrong....

BBC: The tricky politics of naming the new coronavirus

It was 27 April 2009, and Israel’s deputy health minister had convened an emergency press conference. A mysterious new flu virus was...

CNN: Tom Steyer: I will roll back Trump’s racist immigration policies as president

(CNN) President Donald Trump's immigration policy is deliberately racist. Whether it's emotionally scarring migrant children, threatening to deport victims of violence back to...

CNN: What the French know about love

(CNN) For years, I had felt the lack of love. I was working as an independent video journalist, covering European news for...

AP: 5 things I learned from binge-reading a 50-book crime series

When you binge-read an entire 50-book series over five months, coming to the end feels like the final days of an amazing...

CNN: Who owns the right to your face?

Imagine that someone snaps a selfie of himself at a restaurant and you appear in the background. He then uploads it to...

CNN: Democrats whine while Republicans govern

The remarkable resiliency of President Donald Trump will pay dividends for his Republican Party, as it further unifies behind him in...

NPR: How Hong Kong Beat SARS: Lessons Learned

As the new coronavirus outbreak spreads around the world, Hong Kong is bracing for a possible surge in cases. The city so...

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Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...

Insect Fear Film Festival examines insects’ close relatives: crustaceans

Lobsters, shrimp and crayfish look like marine versions of insects, with their antennae and segmented bodies. The resemblance is not by chance....

[Illinois] U of I student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been diagnosed with a case of bacterial meningitis, as...

Historic Latinx murals return to campus Feb. 21

Murals removed for restoration from the former home of the department of Latina/Latino studies and La Casa Cultural Latina at the...