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VOA: US Hospitals Hit with Nurse Staffing Crisis Amid COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a nurse staffing crisis that is forcing many U.S. hospitals to pay top dollar to get the...

BBC: Ten films to watch this September

Nicholas Barber selects this month's unmissable releases, including the long-awaited return of Bond, a Sopranos prequel and a Cinderella musical starring Camila...

NPR: Marvel’s 1st Asian Superhero Gets The Full Blockbuster Treatment In ‘Shang-Chi’

The best moments in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings are the ones where you almost — almost — forget you're watching a Marvel...

NPR: U.S. Hiring Slows Sharply As Latest Coronavirus Surge Slams The Brakes On The Economy

Hiring slowed sharply in August as a new surge in coronavirus infections slammed the brakes on the economic recovery.

BBC: The Lost Stories of Women Explorers

Walking in the footsteps of history's intrepid women explorers, Elise Wortley hopes to shine new light on these adventurers and inspire a...

REUTERS: EU drops US from list of COVID-safe countries for travel

European Union governments agreed on Monday to remove the United States from the EU's safe travel list, meaning U.S. visitors and those...

VOA: Fauci: ‘Just Get Vaccinated’

The top U.S. infectious disease expert told CNN Sunday there could be up to 100,000 new COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. by...

NPR: You’ve Made It To Campus! Now What? These Tips Can Help You Navigate College Life

It has been more than a year since universities closed down their classrooms and transitioned to remote learning, but many high school...

BBC: From Da Vinci to Churchill: What our doodles can mean

For Queen Victoria, it was donkeys. For Winston Churchill, it was airplanes. For Leonardo da Vinci, it was everything from crude drawings to the first...

NPR: Remembering Hung Liu, A Portraitist Who Memorialized The Invisible

National Portrait Gallery curator Dorothy Moss and artist Hung Liu got together more than a dozen times over the past few years, often at Liu's studio in...

AP: New Asian American bakeries find bicultural sweet spot

For some Asian Americans, the dim sum cookie at Sunday Bakeshop here will taste like childhood.

BBC: The new wave of provocative Indian TV

Older Indian television and film viewers will clearly remember the visual code used to represent kissing in decades gone by – two...

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Hundreds Run Through Streets Of C-U In ‘Run To Remember’

CHAMPAIGN – Hundreds of runners and walkers turned out for the inaugural Run To Remember on Saturday morning in Champaign-Urbana. The 8K run and...

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY RELEASES IMMIGRANT WELCOMING PLAN

First-ever plan in Champaign County has recommendations for better integrating immigrants into the local community, economy, and workforce Champaign...

[Urbana] Enjoy jazz music at Meadowbrook Park on September 10

It’s the most original jazz event in town. Walk through Meadowbrook Park’s Wandell Sculpture Garden and listen to local jazz music on...

CHAMBANA WELCOME CREW

New to Champaign-Urbana? Get connected to community through the Chambana Welcome Crew., our new ambassador program designed to help you feel right...