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VOA: Lincoln Memorial Turns 100

Dedicated on May 30, 1922, the stately Lincoln Memorial in Washington is a beloved symbol of the United States. It honors America's...

VOA: What is the Great Replacement Theory?

In a 180-page missive posted online before the May 14 mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, alleged gunman Payton Gendron wrote that...

NPR: Scandal-plagued Rep. Madison Cawthorn is ousted in North Carolina primary

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, a freshman Republican who's been beset by scandal since taking office last year, has been ousted in a heated...

NPR: The Buffalo community honors victims of the Tops shooting and calls for big change

The community in Buffalo, N.Y., continues to grieve and heal after Saturday's mass shooting by coming together. On Tuesday, in an...

NPR: A lawmaker wanted to refer to himself as ‘The Patriot’ on an election ballot

A Republican lawmaker who wanted to refer to himself as "The Patriot" on the ballot can't use that nickname, the Oklahoma Election...

NPR: The movement against abortion rights is nearing its apex. But it began way before Roe

The Supreme Court ruled on Roe v. Wade in 1973, saying that access to abortion was protected in the United States.

VOA: Second Global COVID-19 Summit to Be Held May 12  

The White House has announced the United States will co-host the second global COVID-19 summit virtually on May 12 to discuss increasing...

NPR: Florida rejects 54 math books, claiming critical race theory appeared in some

The Florida education department has rejected 54 mathematics textbooks for its K-12 curriculum, citing reasons spanning the inclusion of critical race theory...

CNN: Rare, record-breaking snow falls in Portland, Oregon

The residents of Portland, Oregon, woke up to a rare April sight on Monday: a blanket of fresh, white snow.

VOA: Biden Announces Ghost Gun Rules, Nominates New ATF Head

U.S. President Joe Biden announced his administration's efforts to regulate so-called ghost guns on Monday, including banning the manufacturing of kits that...

REUTERS: Biden administration holds EV industry meeting with Musk, Barra

The Biden administration said senior officials held a meeting Wednesday with major automotive leaders including Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk and General Motors (GM.N) Chief...

VOA: Texas Takes New Border Action; Ex-Trump Officials Want More

Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday delivered new orders along his state’s part of the U.S.-Mexico border and promised more to come...

Anouncement

Provost Cangellaris leaving Illinois to lead Saudi Arabian university

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Andreas C. Cangellaris will leave the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in August...

[Illinois] Dump and Run

Dump and Run keeps over 30 tons of used, quality goods out of Champaign-Urbana’s dumpsters and landfills each year. This project reduces litter and...

[Urbana] Power of Parks 5k

Run Your Race: July 18 - July 29Any Location | All Ages | FREE CODE: 675 | REGULAR CODE: 676Register NOW through...

[Illinois] Get Ready for #WelcomingWeek2022

Get ready for #WelcomingWeek2022!Whether you’re an organization, individual, or local government, you can participate in the 10-year anniversary...