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Nearly 9 in 10 Detroit eviction cases filed during pandemic involved illegal rentals

Despite pandemic-related eviction prevention measures, thousands of Detroit renters were evicted in the past two years due to loopholes in policies and...

COVID mortality age patterns changed significantly during pandemic

Between March 2020 and October 2021, death rates from the virus decreased for those 80 and older and increased for those 25...

VOA: What US Mayors Are Most Worried About After the Pandemic

America’s mayors are most concerned about the lingering mental health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a nationwide survey of 126 mayors conducted...

VOA: Amid Pandemic, Russian Disinformation With Chinese Characteristics

The Kremlin and Chinese Communist Party are learning from each other in shaping and conducting information warfare aimed at exacerbating political divisions...

VOA: Scientist Behind UK Vaccine Says Next Pandemic May Be Worse

One of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may be more contagious and more lethal...

Navigating holidays in a pandemic, again

Experts from Penn’s Center for Public Health Initiatives and Positive Psychology Center offer six tips for making the holiday season joyful, fun,...

VOA: Pandemic Further Squeezes Indian Women, Already on the Margins

Desperate for work, Sabila Dafadar walks every morning from her poor neighborhood tucked behind tall glass and chrome buildings in the business...

Detroit unemployment sits at 25%—lower than pandemic peak, twice pre-pandemic rate

Detroit’s unemployment rate—the proportion of working-age adults in the labor force but not currently employed—has held steady around 25% since fall 2020,...

NPR: Why A Push For Boosters Could Make The Pandemic Even Worse

In September, the U.S. will start offering a third COVID-19 shot to all adults vaccinated with Pfizer and Moderna, even though these vaccines still...

AP: Pandemic prompts changes in how future teachers are trained

Before last year, a one-credit technology course for students pursuing master’s degrees in education at the University of Washington wasn’t seen as...
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VOA: Biden Keeps US Target for Refugee Admissions at 125,000

President Joe Biden on Wednesday formally kept the nation's cap on refugee admissions at 125,000 for the 2023 budget year, despite pressure...

REUTERS: U.S. manufacturing nearly brakes; price pressures abating

Manufacturing PMI falls 1.9 points to 50.9 in SeptemberNew orders, employment measures contractPrice pressures at factories, supply bottlenecks easingConstruction spending falls 0.7%...

[Urbana] S’mores Social and Stroll

Sunday, October 9, 3-5 pmAt Lake House in Crystal Lake ParkFREE for All Ages Join your fellow park lovers...

Illinois students selected for inaugural Voyager Scholarships

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign juniors are among 100 students nationwide awarded the inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service, also...