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NPR: Powerful typhoon hits Philippines, nearly 100,000 evacuated

A powerful typhoon slammed into the southeastern Philippines on Thursday and was blowing across island provinces where nearly 100,000 people have been...

VOA: Britain, Pakistan Urge Collective Response to Afghan Humanitarian Crisis

Britain and Pakistan Tuesday advocated a collective international response to scaling up humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, which is facing mass starvation and...

NPR: The Arctic has a new record high temperature, according to the U.N.

The United Nations' weather agency has officially recognized a new record high temperature for the Arctic, confirming a reading of 38 degrees Celsius (100.4...

VOA: Afghan Farmers Continue Growing Opium Poppy as Taliban Sends Mixed Signals on Poppy Eradication

Farmers in Afghanistan say that they will continue to grow poppy amid uncertainty over the Taliban’s poppy eradication policy. 

BBC: Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar court sentences ousted leader in widely criticised trial

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been found guilty of inciting dissent and breaking Covid rules, in the first of...

REUTERS: Biden and Putin head into Ukraine talks with scant room for compromise

Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin have a chasm of mutual distrust to bridge when they hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday...

REUTERS: Mourners put wreaths on coffins of Indians mistakenly killed by security forces

 Indians outraged by the security forces' mistaken killing of 14 civilians in Nagaland state held funeral rites for the dead on Monday amid intense...

VOA: Europe’s Populist Wave Shows Signs of Ebbing

Is the populist wave in Europe ebbing?  Two populist luminaries, who rode to power on waves of anti-elitism anger,...

VOA: New COVID Variant Detected in Multiple Countries

The new omicron variant of the coronavirus, first identified in South Africa, is spreading to other countries, with the World Health Organization...

VOA: Sudan Military Reinstates Deposed Leader

Sudan’s military Sunday reinstated deposed Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok to lead a civilian government of technocrats after weeks of deadly unrest triggered...

VOA: Biden and Xi Meet in Historic Virtual Summit

The White House said early Tuesday that U.S. President Joe Biden “welcomed the opportunity to speak candidly and straightforwardly” to his Chinese...

VOA: Russia Sends Paratroopers to Belarus-Poland Border as Tensions Soar

Russia dispatched paratroopers Friday to the Belarus border near Poland, where hundreds of migrants are camped out trying to cross into the...

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[Urbana] Check out the new sculpture at Meadowbrook Park!

Be sure to head out to Meadowbrook Park and the Timpone Family Tree Grove, and check out Suzi's Garden.  The sculpture was fabricated...

[Champaign] RESTAURANT WEEK

JAN 28 - FEB 5The Champaign County Area Restaurant Week is back! Discover local flavors at over 25 restaurants across the county...

[Urbana] Free injury screenings this winter and spring

Have nagging pain? Tweak something shoveling snow or working out? You have the chance to get a free injury...

[Champaign] ALL ABOUT MOVIES

AT THE VIRGINIA THEATRE January Is All About Movies at the Virginia Theatre. Here's what you can catch on...