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VOA: What is Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard?

Last year, U.S. President Donald Trump labeled Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organization, an unprecedented move that...

NPR: Why The U.S. Embassy In Iraq Became A Target Of Anger Again

Iraq has been dealing with widespread protests for months, but these demonstrations have been directed at the country's weak, faltering government —...

CNN: The Obama and Trump reading lists, compared

Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM radio's daily program "The Dean Obeidallah Show" and a columnist for The...

Why some planets eat their own skies

For many years, for all we knew, our solar system was alone in the universe. Then better telescopes began to reveal a...

NPR: The Code Switch Holiday Book Guide

We're betting that there are a lot of us out there who remember getting books as presents back in the day. I...

NPR: Opinion: Should It Be Illegal To Sleep Outside?

A woman lived in her car in front of our apartment building for a couple of weeks. Our family brought down some...

BackPac helps encourage volunteerism among those who can’t put down the phone

Meet Packy, a furry, fun boy—or maybe a girl—who looks a bit like a fox, or is it a wolf, or maybe...

NPR: Not A Regular Reader? 4 Strategies To Make Reading A Habit

If you have trouble reading, it doesn't necessarily end as soon as you're out of school. Nearly 20% of adults struggle to...

VOA: Asian Nations Score Top Grades Worldwide

Students in China, Singapore, Macao, Estonia, Japan, Finland, Korea, Canada and Hong Kong are among those who eclipse U.S. students in reading,...

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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...