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VOA: Conflict on Colombia-Venezuela Border Fuels Sexual Violence

Gunfire echoes from a nearby “trocha,” an informal border crossing, where Venezuelan migrant Yuberthi once made her living.

VOA: Envoy: ASEAN Discusses Excluding Myanmar Junta Chief from Summit

Southeast Asian countries are discussing not inviting the head of Myanmar's junta to a summit later this month, due to a lack...

NPR: Long promised and often delayed, the ‘pivot to Asia’ takes shape under Biden

Consider these recent steps by President Biden and his team: selling nuclear submarines to Australia, outlining their approach to trade with China...

NPR: What borrowers need to know about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness overhaul

Zahra Nealy was in the shower, listening to the radio, when she heard NPR reportingon Friday that the U.S. Department of Education would...

VOA: China’s Energy Crisis Puts Global Economic Recovery at Risk

Soaring prices for natural gas and electricity in Europe have caught international media attention in recent weeks but a pandemic-related energy crisis...

REUTERS: Made-from-CO2 concrete, lululemons and diamonds spark investor excitement

What do diamonds, sunglasses, high-end lululemon sportswear and concrete have to do with climate change? They can all be...

VOA: Jordan Says Nothing Improper About King’s Overseas Property

Jordan’s King Abdullah’s office said Monday his ownership of properties in the United States and United Kingdom is “not unusual nor improper.”

npr: The provisions in Texas’ restrictive abortion law are not popular, an NPR poll finds

A clear majority of Americans opposes key provisions of the controversial new Texas abortion law, including most Republicans, the latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds.

VOA: Eight Killed in North India During Farm Protests Deepening Tensions

Tensions have flared in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh after eight people, including four farmers, were killed Sunday while demonstrating...

NPR: COVID precautions put more prisoners in isolation. It can mean long-term health woes

Sometimes, Pamela Winn isn't sure how to connect with people, even those she loves, like her 9-month-old granddaughter. When the baby is...

AP: North Korea Dismisses US Calls for Talks

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed the United States' offer to resume a dialogue but says he is open to...

AP: Biden plan at stake, Pelosi pushes ahead for $3.5T deal

 With President Joe Biden’s government overhaul at stake, Democrats charged into trouble Thursday as a promised vote on the first piece, a...

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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.