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NPR: Boba Shortage Could Stretch Into Summer, Leave Businesses In A Bind

A new pandemic shortage in the U.S. could upend the habits of some bubble tea lovers. It's a shortage...

CNN: Verizon offloads Yahoo and AOL in $5 billion dea

Verizon is exiting the media business, announcing Monday that it's selling the unit for $5 billion to private equity firm Apollo Global Management.

CNN: Alex Trebek’s widow Jean on his philanthropy and legacy

Jean Trebek sees a great lesson in how her late husband continued to work even while he struggled with pancreatic cancer."Doing Jeopardy...

CNN: The case for reparations, in pictures

Last month, the House Judiciary Committee recommended the creation of a "commission to study and consider a national apology and proposal for reparations for...

CNN: Epic v. Apple: The legal challenge that could remake the future of the digital economy

Ever since it was launched in 2008, the Apple App Store has been the sole gatekeeper between apps and iPhones and iPads....

NPR: Cheap, Legal And Everywhere: How Food Companies Get Us ‘Hooked’ On Junk

If you're someone who has turned to snacking on junk food more in the pandemic, you're not alone. Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter...

VOA: How Did They Do It? Small Island Nation Untouched by COVID

Vanuatu, a remote chain of more than 80 islands in the Pacific, is one of the few countries in the world where...

VOA: How Global Network of Journalists Helps Expose Organized Crime

Before she was murdered in 2017, Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was investigating two companies named in the Panama Papers – a leak of...

BBC: Ten films to watch this May

Including Zack Snyder's return to zombies, Cruella de Vil's origin story and a documentary about "Disneyland for Retirees", Nicholas Barber picks the...

CNN: Dunkin’ is adding a new plant-based milk to menus

Coconut milk is soon being added to Dunkin' menus nationwide, a sign that demand for plant-based milk alternatives shows no signs of slowing.Beginning Wednesday, coconut milk will...

npr: Vaccinated U.S. Travelers Will Be Allowed To Visit Europe Again Starting This Summer

American tourists who have been fully vaccinated will be allowed to visit the European Union this summer, according to officials in Brussels. 

npr: Man’s Ancient Friend: 6,000-Year-Old Dog Remains Found On Arabian Peninsula

As archeologists in Saudi Arabia excavated an ancient tomb last year, they were surprised to find the remains of a dog buried...

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[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...