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NPR: Washington is the first state to create an alert system for missing Indigenous people

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday signed into law a bill that creates a first-in-the-nation statewide alert system for missing Indigenous people.

VOA: Judge OKs Emails to Jan. 6 Panel, Sees Likely Trump Crimes

A federal judge on Monday ordered the release of more than 100 emails from Trump adviser John Eastman to the House committee...

CNN: What Ketanji Brown Jackson’s hearing reveals

(CNN)CNN Opinion contributors share their tweets on the first day of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

NPR: Can states limit abortion and gender-affirming treatments outside their borders?

Conservative lawmakers across the U.S. have unleashed a wave of state legislation attempting to restrict access to abortions and to gender-affirming medical...

NPR: 5 takeaways from Biden’s State of the Union address

President Biden's first formal State of the Union address focused on Ukraine, inflation, the coronavirus pandemic and a four-point "Unity Agenda." 

REUTERS: Closing arguments open in Ahmaud Arbery U.S. hate-crimes trial

The three white men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery acted out of racial animosity when they chased down the young Black man...

Reuters: George Floyd restraint seemed ‘reasonable,’ ex-officer testifies

Pinning George Floyd face down on a Minneapolis road in a May 2020 arrest seemed reasonable in the moment, Thomas Lane, one...

CNN: Biden administration to withdraw Covid-19 vaccination and testing regulation aimed at large businesses

The Biden administration is withdrawing its Covid-19 vaccination and testing regulation aimed at large businesses, following the Supreme Court's decision to block the...

REUTERS: Second New York City officer dies days after shooting in Harlem

A second police officer who was shot Friday in New York City while responding to a domestic violence call has died, the...

VOA: Biden Sums Up First Year; Ukraine Is Among Prime Topics

During his first press conference of the year, U.S. President Joe Biden spoke candidly at the White House on Wednesday about the...

NPR: Gary Chambers’ new pot-smoking campaign ad in Senate race goes viral with old tactics

In just 37 seconds, Democrat Gary Chambers lit up Louisiana's race for the U.S. Senate.  On Tuesday, Chambers released a...

NPR: Imagine another American Civil War, but this time in every state

Not long ago, the idea of another American Civil War seemed outlandish. These days, the notion has not only...

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...