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VOA: As Prices for Goods and Services Rise Worldwide, Inflation Feels Less ‘Transitory’

Consumers around the globe face higher prices for a wide variety of everyday purchases, as supply chain problems bedevil markets for all...

NPR: Fat Bear Week has a champion: All hail 480 Otis

They went pound for pound, gut to gut. Coming into the final round, both animals had fervent support online. But in the...

BBC: 14 facts about the Grammy Songs Of The Year award

In 1959, Grammy judges inaugurated Song Of The Year – and it’s become one of the most sought-after prizes at the ceremony

BBC: Are floating cities our future?

There was a faint drizzle in the afternoon air as I stepped onto the wide, white jetty that marks the boundary of...

NPR: Get a fan and get vaccinated, the CDC says in its safety tips for the holidays

Anyone looking to celebrate the fall and winter holidays without spreading COVID-19 should consider a window fan or a walk-by greeting, the...

REUTERS: Canada formally invokes 1977 pipeline treaty with U.S. over Line 5 dispute

Canada on Monday formally invoked a 1977 treaty with the United States to request negotiations over Enbridge Inc's (ENB.TO) Line 5 oil pipeline, which...

REUTERS: Wall Street slammed by rotation out of Big Tech

Wall Street's main indexes tumbled on Monday as investors shifted out of technology stocks in the face of rising Treasury yields, while...

NPR: Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram go down in major, worldwide outage

Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms were down across wide swathes of the world Monday. Facebook's internal systems used by employees...

BBC: England’s beloved ‘nose-twisting’ salad

An English market town celebrates the punchy plant with an extravagant annual watercress festival and pristine heritage railway.

AP: Why climate change is making it harder to chase fall foliage

Droughts that cause leaves to turn brown and wither before they can reach peak color. Heat waves prompting leaves to fall before...

AP: 5 Ways US Debt Default Would Echo Through Global Economy

U.S. lawmakers have less than three weeks to avert a default on the country's sovereign debt by raising the limit on the...

BBC: The English county with more waterways than Venice

Norfolk's seafaring traditions continue to shape the county's cultural identity, with passionate people on the Norfolk Broads working towards a greener, more...

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Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.