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CNN: An Asian woman was fatally stabbed while walking her dogs in California, but police say they don’t suspect a hate crime

An elderly Asian woman was stabbed to death while walking her dogs Saturday morning in Riverside, California, police said. But investigators say...

AP: US hunger crisis persists, especially for kids, older adults

America is starting to claw its way out of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, but food insecurity persists, especially for...

VOA: Biden to Hold First Cabinet Meeting

U.S. President Joe Biden holds his first Cabinet meeting Thursday. The gathering of top officials comes as the administration rolls out a $2...

BBC: Biden’s dog Major bites again at White House

The Bidens' dog Major has nipped again, just days after returning from training in Delaware for a biting incident at the White...

NPR: Firefighter Testifies: ‘I Was Desperate To Help … And This Human Was Denied That’

Genevieve Hansen expected Monday, May 25 to be a peaceful day. That's what she told jurors on Tuesday in...

NPR: How Vincent Chin’s Death Gave Others A Voice

Writer Paula Yoo was 13 years old and finishing up seventh grade when Vincent Chin was killed. Chin was a 27-year-old draftsman...

NPR: Indigenous-Language Radio Show In Oakland Promotes Vaccine Effort

Radio B'alam is a streaming audio program reaching thousands of Mayan Guatemalans in the Bay Area who speak a language called Mam....

VOA: Asian Frontline Medics in US Face Hate Amid COVID-19

While the past year’s battle with COVID-19 has been grueling for health care workers across America, the challenge has been compounded for...

CNN: Virginia Beach officer who shot a man to death did not activate his bodycam, police said

(CNN)The police officer who shot a man to death while responding to multiple shooting incidents in Virginia Beach, Virginia, late Friday night...

NPR: DOJ Has Charged Nearly 500 With COVID-Related Fraud In The Past Year

Call it a nasty side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic — the flare-up in fraud, scams and hoaxes as some people have...

VOA: Biden to Nominate Former Sen. Nelson as NASA Chief

U.S. President Joe Biden announced Friday he plans to nominate former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to lead the U.S. space agency, NASA.

AP: Biden Cabinet near complete but hundreds of jobs still open

President Joe Biden’s Cabinet is nearly complete with the confirmation of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh on Monday. But the work of building...

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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...