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VOA: Decrease Visa Hurdles for Foreign Science Students, Academy Says

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine recommends the U.S. government reduce barriers to international students coming...

VOA: In S. Korea, Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Protests Find Support

Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement is gaining support among South Korean college students, who see some overlap with their country’s own struggle for...

CNN: Miss Nigeria had the best reaction to Jamaica winning the Miss World title and we’re all inspired

Miss Nigeria has set a new standard for how we want our friends to react to our successes. And we'll expect nothing...

BBC: Citizenship Amendment Act: India PM Modi appeals for calm as protests grow

Large rallies have been taking place in the capital Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kolkata (formerly Calcutta). Monday's protests came...

CNN: ‘Let’s get this done’: US special envoy urges North Korea to restart nuclear talks

The United States' special representative to North Korea, Stephen Biegun, has urged Pyongyang to resume stalled denuclearization talks, as tensions continue...

VOA: Serbian Opposition Activists Block State TV-Radio Building Over Media Freedom Concerns

Serbian opposition activists have blockaded the entrance of the building hosting the state Radio and Television service (RTS) in Belgrade to protest...

AP: State mounts largest crackdown on illegal pot shops in LA

California regulators mounted dozens of raids against illegal marijuana retailers in Los Angeles this week, the largest crackdown to date against...

BBC: General election 2019: Boris Johnson thanks North for trusting Tories

Speaking in Tony Blair's old seat of Sedgefield, the PM said he knew "how difficult" that decision can be.

AP: Impeachment charges head to House; Trump cries anew: ‘Hoax’

Democrats propelled President Donald Trump’s impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S.

BBC: New Zealand volcano: Search resumes for two remaining bodies

Krystal Eve Browitt was a 21-year-old Australian from Melbourne who was visiting the island with her family. Father Paul and...

BBC: Grave of top Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich opened in Berlin

An employee at the Invalids' Cemetery in central Berlin found on Thursday that the grave had been opened. No...

AP: North Korea says new tests will help it counter US threats

North Korea said it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its nuclear deterrent....

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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...