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AP: Pfizer to discuss COVID-19 vaccine booster with US officials

Pfizer says it plans to meet with top U.S. health officials Monday to discuss the drugmaker’s request for federal authorization of a...

BBC: Virgin Galactic: Richard Branson’s long, winding path to space

For more than 15 years, Virgin Galactic has been working to begin carrying paying passengers to the edge of space and back....

BBC: Super Mario 64 game sells for record-breaking $1.5m at auction

The 1996 cartridge was a launch title for the Nintendo 64 console, and was one of the most influential early 3D platformers.

REUTERS: Walmart’s Flipkart raises fresh funds for $38 billion valuation as IPO looms

Walmart Inc-owned Flipkart on Monday ushered back SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) as an investor in a $3.6 billion funding round, doubling the Indian online...

NPR: The Summer Reader Poll Returns: Tell Us Your Favorite New Sci-Fi And Fantasy Books

Ten years is a long time! In 10 light-years, you could get from Earth to a whole new solar system, Epsilon Eridani. And in...

BBC: The evolutionary reasons for our pets’ most revolting habits

From pooing in strangers' gardens to barking incessantly, even the most precious pets can be annoying, embarrassing, or just plain revolting. Where...

NPR: Fauci Says Current Vaccines Will Stand Up To The Delta Variant

Coronavirus cases and deaths in the U.S. are down dramatically from last winter's peaks, but the road ahead could still be a...

VOA: UK Pandemic Hammered Minorities, Self-employed, Study Finds

Ethnic minorities, the self-employed and low-income families in Britain suffered greater deprivation levels during the coronavirus pandemic despite "surprisingly positive" living standards...

NPR: The White House Is Working On A Plan To Push Back Against Powerful Companies

The White House will unveil an executive order in the next few days aimed at promoting competition in parts of the economy...

NPR: Beware Of ‘Shrinkflation,’ Inflation’s Devious Cousin

A couple of weeks ago, Edgar Dworsky walked into a Stop & Shop grocery store in Somerville, Mass., like a detective entering...

PetMD: Are You Feeding Your Dog the Right Amount?

One of the best ways to keep dogs healthy is to feed them the right amount of a high-quality dog food. Feeding your...

BBC: Ten films to watch in July

Nicholas Barber picks the films not to miss this month – including the latest Marvel, a drama from the director of Spotlight...

Anouncement

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.