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VOA: What is Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard?

Last year, U.S. President Donald Trump labeled Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented move that...

NPR: Why The U.S. Embassy In Iraq Became A Target Of Anger Again

Iraq has been dealing with widespread protests for months, but these demonstrations have been directed at the country's weak, faltering government —...

CNN: The Obama and Trump reading lists, compared

Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM radio's daily program "The Dean Obeidallah Show" and a columnist for The...

Why some planets eat their own skies

For many years, for all we knew, our solar system was alone in the universe. Then better telescopes began to reveal a...

NPR: The Code Switch Holiday Book Guide

We're betting that there are a lot of us out there who remember getting books as presents back in the day. I...

NPR: Opinion: Should It Be Illegal To Sleep Outside?

A woman lived in her car in front of our apartment building for a couple of weeks. Our family brought down some...

BackPac helps encourage volunteerism among those who can’t put down the phone

Meet Packy, a furry, fun boy—or maybe a girl—who looks a bit like a fox, or is it a wolf, or maybe...

NPR: Not A Regular Reader? 4 Strategies To Make Reading A Habit

If you have trouble reading, it doesn't necessarily end as soon as you're out of school. Nearly 20% of adults struggle to...

VOA: Asian Nations Score Top Grades Worldwide

Students in China, Singapore, Macao, Estonia, Japan, Finland, Korea, Canada and Hong Kong are among those who eclipse U.S. students in reading,...

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[Illinois] Enrollment open for study comparing COVID-19 testing methods

Students, faculty members and staff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who are asked to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure or a...

[Illinois] SOMI: IN THE ABSENCE OF THINGS | Dec 1-8

A Short Film Written and Performed by SomiDirected by Mariona LloretaTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7pm CT/8pm ETPresented also in partnership...

[Champaign] Hometown Holiday Shop & Stroll

Dec. 1 - 20Sponsored by Christie Clinic Shop local this holiday season during our Hometown Holiday Shop &...

[Urbana] Candy House Creations at Home!

Saturday, December 5, 1-4pmMake at your house!All Ages - Under 15 with adult Get into the...