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NPR: Former President Obama Tells His Story His Way — And Makes His Case For History

In the spring of 2004, a young state legislator was driving home from a campaign event in rural Illinois when he got...

NPR: In ‘Wintering,’ Katherine May Encourages ‘The Active Acceptance Of Sadness’

As we head into what looks to be a cold, hard winter exacerbated by the coronovirus pandemic, British writer Katherine May offers...

CNN: Another winner in this presidential election: math

I saw you, John King, doing complicated math on CNN's famous interactive map. I saw you, Bill Weir, renowned CNN climate...

NPR: Are You Watching Your State Lawmaker Elections? Here’s Why You Should

When it comes to the presidency and the U.S. Senate, Democrats are largely playing offense. That's true further down the ballot, too,...

NPR: Andrew Marantz: What Happens When Fringe Conspiracy Theories Become Mainstream?

For the past few years, journalist Andrew Marantz has been embedded in the world of far-right extremists online. He explains how once-fringe...

CNN: Whether it’s President Trump or Biden, the fight for racial justice is crucial

This year has laid bare, for all the world to see, the depth and breadth of racial injustice in American society....

AP: Analysis: Racial inequity in who takes career, tech courses

Alphina Kamara wonders what might have happened if she’d been introduced to science and engineering careers at her high school in Wilmington,...

BBC:Why some people are cruel to others

Inflicting harm or pain on someone incapable of doing the same to you might seem intolerably cruel, but it happens more than...

VOA: Tackling Sickle Cell Disease in Africa

If we can screen a newborn to identify which child is born with sickle cell disease and implement very basic primary care,...

BBC: Local lockdown rules: What Covid tier is my area in?

Coronavirus rules vary depending on whether you live in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland. Millions of people are...

NPR: Sleepless Nights, Hair Loss And Cracked Teeth: Pandemic Stress Takes Its Toll

In late March, shortly after New York state closed nonessential businesses and asked people to stay home, Ashley Laderer began waking each...

BBC: How to politely and productively disagree

In an age of Brexit, Trump and Covid-19, disagreements can feel acute. But are there ways to make the debate more...

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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...