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CNN: 5 things you need to know to understand the Iran-US crisis

President Donald Trump's decision to kill Qasem Soleimani has left the international community reeling.

CNN: Samsung’s BB-8-like personal assistant Ballie follows you around at home

Samsung unveiled on Monday its vision for the futuristic home, where robots follow you around, anticipate your needs and serve as "companions."...

CNN: A lesson for Kim Jong Un in the death of Qasem Soleimani

In the dog days of 2017, when it appeared North Korea and the United States were on the path to war, a...

CNN: 10 of the best Caribbean islands to visit

With hundreds of Caribbean islands to choose from, it can be daunting to decide on a destination in this sun-splashed region.

BBC: Iran plane crash: Ukraine International Airline jet crashes killing 176

Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 to Kyiv went down just minutes after taking off from Tehran's airport at 06:12 local time (02:42...

NPR: Making Art Is Good For Your Health. Here’s How To Start A Habit

Whether it's woodworking, sewing or sculpting teeny cupcakes out of bright purple clay, making art is good for your mind and body.

[Champaign] New Year, New Website! Champaign Center Partnership Launches New ChampaignCenter.com

CHAMPAIGN, IL – The Champaign Center Partnership (CCP) is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website at www.ChampaignCenter.com. The new...

CDC grant to focus on effects of nano-coal dust on lung disease in coal miners

Penn State researchers in the John and Willie Leone Family Department of Energy and Mineral Engineering received a $400,000 grant from the...

BBC: The entrepreneur stopping food waste

For many people, leaving the stability of a well-paid job to join a start-up might seem daunting. For Danish entrepreneur Mette Lykke,...

VOA: Arrest Warrant Issued in Japan for Wife of Fugitive Ex-Nissan Chairman Ghosn

Authorities in Japan have issued an arrest warrant for the wife of former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn, who fled the country last...

NPR: Trump Says He’ll Target Iran’s Cultural Sites. That’s Illegal

Iran's cultural heritage is suddenly a topic of urgent global interest, after President Trump threatened to strike such sites if the country...

CNN: Five ways to improve your mental health in 2020

It's a difficult birth for this new decade. The year 2020 kicks off under the shadow of divisive politics, international security...

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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...