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VOA: NOAA Announces Major Upgrades to US Weather Model

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Monday it will be upgrading its Global Forecast System, one of the primary computer...

VOA: First Court Appearance Canceled for Suspected Atlanta Massage Parlor Killer

The first court appearance for the man charged with killing eight people, including six women of Asian descent, in a series of...

CNN: The real reason some Californians want to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is taking the recall attempt against him seriously, going on a media tour to tout his accomplishments and push back...

CNN:’No one was listening.’ Asian business owners react to Atlanta shootings

Tran Wills couldn't talk Wednesday about the shootings at Atlanta spas a day earlier without breaking down sobbing. "I saw myself in these...

BBC: Atlanta shootings: Suspect charged with murder as victims identified

The alleged gunman who killed eight people at massage parlours in Atlanta, Georgia, has been charged with murder as police begin to...

BBC: Russia’s Putin authorised pro-Trump ‘influence’ campaign, US intelligence says

Russian President Vladimir Putin likely authorised attempts to influence last year's US election in favour of former President Donald Trump, intelligence officials...

NPR: Venture Aims To ‘Resurrect And Reimagine’ Anti-Slavery Newspaper For The 21st Century

The summer of 2020 ignited a wave of nationwide protests and renewed calls for racial justice across the U.S. Now, a new...

NPR: How Filing Taxes Will Be Different Because Of The Coronavirus

Is unemployment money taxable? What about my stimulus checks? Tax Day is April 15, and COVID-19 has changed a...

NPR: ‘Life-Changing’ Stimulus Checks Begin Rolling Out

When Mike Phelps moved from Detroit to western Kentucky in 2019, he brought his small business, GenDrop, with him.

NPR: Facing Housing Crunch, California Cities Rethink Single-Family Neighborhoods

Real estate developer Kevin Khasigian stands in an empty lot near Sacramento's booming downtown. The sound of a jackhammer from a nearby...

NPR: Defense Production Act Speeds Up Vaccine Production

In the run-up to President Biden's promise on March 2 that there would be enough COVID-19 vaccines for every adult in the...

AP: Hawaii town blocked by landslide launches makeshift ferry

HONOLULU (AP) — Volunteers on Kauai’s north shore in Hawaii have launched a makeshift ferry service across a river after a landslide...

Anouncement

[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...