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VOA: Pentagon: Iran a ‘Global Challenge’ Due to Alliance with Russia

WASHINGTON —The United States and its allies are moving to treat Iran as a global threat, warning that its growing alliance with...

Senegal’s artists are fighting the system with a mic and spray paint

PIKINE, Senegal — On Senegal's peninsula, just west of Dakar, is a neighborhood that attracts hundreds of the country's most gifted musicians,...

China hits out at US over TikTok ban on federal devices

China has accused the US of overreacting after federal employees were ordered to remove the video app TikTok from government-issued phones.

VOA: Fighting Around Bakhmut ‘Extremely Intense,’ Ukraine Military Official Says

Fighting around the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut is "extremely intense," a Ukrainian military official said Tuesday, although little territory has changed...

VOA: For Chinese-Ukrainian Couple, First Year of War Brings Love, Marriage in Odesa

WASHINGTON —Wang Jixian, a software engineer turned citizen journalist living in Odesa, Ukraine, was there when Russia invaded.

VOA: Nuclear Arms Race Fears as Russia Suspends Treaty

LONDON —There are fears of a new global nuclear arms race after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced this week he will suspend...

Manchester United 2:1 Barcelona

Manchester United produced a memorable second-half comeback to reach the Europa League last 16 and knock out Barcelona in the process.

China, Iran Call on Afghanistan to End Restrictions on Women

BEIJING —China and Iran have urged mutual neighbor Afghanistan to end restrictions on women’s work and education.

BBC: Barcelona 2:2 Manchester United

Erik ten Hag said Manchester United "have a lot of character and determination" after his side contested a thrilling first-leg draw at...

VOA: Azeri Journalists Protest Over Media Registry

BAKU, AZERBAIJAN —Independent journalists in Azerbaijan are protesting a media law that they say obstructs their ability to work and gives the...

NPR: Search teams race to find quake survivors as the death toll climbs past 11,000

ANTAKYA and ISTANBUL, Turkey — Rescue workers in Turkey and Syria pushed into a third day of recovery operations on Wednesday as...

BBC: Manchester United vs Leeds United

Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho combined to deny managerless Leeds a rare Old Trafford victory as Manchester United came back from two...


[Urbana] FRESH Teen Hangout Zone

Friday, February 24, 3:30-6 pmAt Phillips Recreation Center: 505 W Stoughton Urbana, IL 61801Grades 6-12 Urbana Park District is...


Join the the University YMCA, Diversity & Social Justice Education, & local community organization for an Open House this Thursday!

[Urbana] Come see the best in local photography on display February 4 – 12

The winners in the Best in Show Photographic Print Competition will be on display at Lincoln Square February 4  - 12.

[Illinois] Student Engagement and Leadership Development (SELD) Internship 

SELD interns play a pivotal role in supporting student-focused and student-centered work at the University YMCA. After successful completion of the internship,...