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AP Explains: What exactly is the Defense Production Act?

President Donald Trump on Wednesday invoked a Korean War-era law as part of his response to the coronavirus pandemic, aiming to boost private industry production...

CNN: Why South Korea has so few coronavirus deaths while Italy has so many

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen, much attention in the US has been given to improving the availability of the...

CNN: What the US can learn from Singapore’s coronavirus strategy

In announcing temporary travel restrictions on foreign nationals flying from Europe to the US, President Donald Trump blamed the European Union on Wednesday...

CNN: Why it matters A LOT that Trump hasn’t been tested for coronavirus

This is a fact: Over the weekend, at Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump came into contact with a Brazilian press aide who was diagnosed Thursday...

CNN: If my campus closes down, my job could go with it

I had just finished paying my rent when I noticed the first tweet that read "CSUs closing to prevent Coronavirus spread,"...

How A South Korean City Is Changing Tactics To Tamp Down Its COVID-19 Surge

The city of Daegu, about 150 miles southeast of Seoul, has long been a bustling industrial center and transport hub, home to...

NPR: There’s ‘Every Reason’ To Read This Charming Love Story On Ice

I'm not sure I know anyone around my age who doesn't have a special place in their heart for the 1992 film The...

NPR: Daylight Saving Time Is Here Again. So Is The Debate About Changing The Clocks

The dreaded "spring ahead" has finally arrived: On Sunday, March 8, the clock will jump one hour forward at 2 a.m. to...

NPR: Witchcraft, Field Hockey And 1980s Massachusetts Meet In ‘We Ride Upon Sticks’

"Every three hundred years or so, our kind gets loosed upon an unsuspecting world. And this time around, the history books would...

NPR: Pandemic Panic? These 5 Tips Can Help You Regain Your Calm

Anxiety thrives on uncertainty. And, as the coronavirus spreads, our unanswered questions can make us feel vulnerable or fearful....

CNN: I’m an emergency doctor. I expect to get coronavirus

I wholeheartedly agree with those experts who go beyond the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and are...

NPR: Life Is Hard, So Why Not Wear Your Dog? Questions For Laura Zigman

Judy Vogel's life is falling apart. Or really, it HAS fallen apart: Once, she was a successful children's book author whose work...

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...