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NPR: For two years, this Washington island has grappled with the long reach of COVID

It didn't take long for the pandemic to arrive on Whidbey Island. That pastoral slice of the Pacific Northwest meanders through the...

VOA: Burkini Disputes Resurface in Southwestern France

A simmering controversy over burkinis — a type of head-to-toe swimsuit favored by conservative Muslim women — has roared back to life...

CNN: How to get a reference when you’re new to the job market

You’ve made it through the interviews and now a potential employer is asking for references.  But if you’re a recent graduate who doesn’t have a...

CNN: Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in wave of goodwill following invasion by Russia

Ukraine’s folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra has won this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, surfing a wave of goodwill from European nations to clinch the...

VOA: FDA Clears COVID Booster Shot for Healthy Kids Ages 5 to 11

U.S. regulators on Tuesday authorized a COVID-19 booster shot for healthy 5- to 11-year-olds, hoping an extra vaccine dose will enhance their...

REUTERS: Nasdaq, S&P 500 drop 3% as growth stocks rally wanes

The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 dropped 3% on Wednesday as a rally in growth shares faded amid economic growth concerns, while...

BBC: Five places business travel has changed post-pandemic

As Covid restrictions and quarantines continue to lift around the world, work-related trips are bouncing back in a big way in 2022.

BBC: Where people ‘surf’ tubular clouds

Around September or October each year, Burketown in outback Australia becomes the scene for a remarkable and rare natural phenomenon: the Morning...

BBC: The Spanish city where water defies gravity

At Granada's famed Alhambra palace, a 1,000-year-old feat of hydraulics still impresses engineers today.W Water is everywhere in Granada's...

CNN: It’s OK to be burned out by cooking so much – here’s how to feel better

It has been a long two years in the kitchen. Whether you were an enthusiastic home cook or a reluctant one, the...

BBC: Why workers are choosing big pay packets over flexibility

Flexibility has long been touted as the ‘it’ perk. But as pay packets swell, workers are increasingly prioritising bigger salaries over other...

PetMD: 12 Dog Peeing Positions and What They Mean

Conventional wisdom says that when dogs pee, males raise a leg and females squat. In reality, however, dogs have many more options than that....

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Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...