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VOA: First Deaf and Blind Harvard Law Graduate Says Accessibility Isn’t Charity

Haben Girma, a lawyer born deaf and blind, has advocated for accessibility from her hometown of Oakland, California, all the way...

BBC: ‘Fashion industry’s pollution made me cry’

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Yael Aflalo, chief...

BBC: How a university dropout built a toy empire

A few years into trying to build a toy business in China, budding entrepreneur Nick Mowbray got a lucky break - a...

What do we really know about poverty?

The holidays are a time we focus on those in need and heap scorn on the Scrooges and Mr. Potters who don’t....

The view from inside the ‘medical scandal’ of China’s gene-edited babies

Before the news broke internationally that Chinese scientist He Jiankui had allegedly genetically engineered twin girls, only a few people around the...

NPR: Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker Dies At 92

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, the closest thing to a rock star economist this country has seen, died Monday at 92,...

How might ‘Medicare for All’ reshape health care in the U.S.?

Editor’s note: A recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll indicates that support for a single-payer health system is increasing among American consumers, but many people...

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[Champaign] THE 20TH ANNUAL PARADE OF LIGHTS WILL BE A VIRTUAL

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[Urbana] Halloween masquerade car parade

Wednesday, October 28Rain Date: Thursday, October 29Decorate: 5-7pm ~ Parade Start: 7:30pmMarket Place Mall Parking LotAll AgesFree! We're...

[Illinois] Verizon 5G Innovation Hub Opens at Research Park

CHAMPAIGN — Verizon Business continues to accelerate the development of real-world 5G use cases with the rollout of its latest 5G Innovation Hub at...