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CNN: Dizzying glass box observatory to open high above New York

Why settle for one sky-high attraction when you can have three inside one building?That certainly seems to be the thinking behind Summit...

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...

BBC: The Maya’s ingenious secret to survival

Tikal was the economic and ceremonial hub of the Maya civilisation. But its stone palaces and temples would never have been constructed...

BBC: The British shipwreck that changed the world

One of the worst disasters in British maritime history, the wrecking of HMS Association led to two acts of parliament and the...

VOA: Rising Sea Levels Threaten Ancient Port City in Egypt

Alexandria, Egypt’s second-largest city and ancient capital, has long been threatened by rising sea levels. But in recent years, the rise has...

NPR: Disney Will Begin Requiring Masks Again Indoors At Its Theme Parks In The U.S.

All guests two years and older at Disney theme parks in the U.S. will once again be required to don face masks...

VOA: Sunrise Special: Solar Eclipse Thrills World’s Northern Tier

The top of the world got a sunrise special Thursday — a "ring of fire" solar eclipse.  

NPR: The Buffet Can Stay: What The Future Of The Cruise Line Industry Looks Like

The first cruise set to sail from American ports in more than 15 months is headed to the Caribbean this summer.

CNN: Vaccinated Americans are celebrating the 1st big holiday safely without masks. But for some, returning to normal is not so easy

For the first time in over a year, millions of Americans are gathering for a major holiday without masks or physical distancing...

reuters: Disneyland Paris to re-open on June 17

Disneyland Paris (DIS.N) said on Monday that it would re-open on June 17, as French bars, restaurants and tourism sites gradually resume their operations...

npr: Paris Bookstores Are Designated Essential — But These Landmarks Struggle To Survive

Gibert Jeune bookstore has held a prominent place on Paris' Place Saint Michel for decades, its yellow awnings nearly as iconic as...

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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.