CHAMPAIGN -- Some grade schoolers celebrated a Festival of Lights Thursday night.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- The UI is working to empower women farmers and it's doing it with a $7 million grant.
URBANA -- An area woman spent six months on a mission trip in West Africa. Now, she's telling us how Ebola is destroying a country she loves.
URBANA -- A former UI professor is upset with winners of the Nobel Prize.
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- A nurse's assistant in Spain has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus. It's the first case of someone becoming infected outside Africa.
NATIONAL -- Mosquitoes carrying a virus from the Caribbean through the U.S. have made it to Illinois.
BRAZIL -- A University of Illinois student is missing.
INTERNATIONAL -- Check out this global selfie of planet Earth.
INTERNATIONAL -- You may want to stay up extra late Friday night to watch the sky.
INTERNATIONAL -- Countries around the globe are stepping up to try to rescue nearly 300 kidnapped girls.
INTERNATIONAL -- One of the Americans killed during a hospital attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, last week, had ties to UI.
PEORIA -- The world watched as tens of thousands remembered Nelson Mandela last week.
NATIONAL -- President Obama is heading to South Africa Sunday to pay his final respects to Nelson Mandela.
NATIONAL -- President Obama issued a notice Friday to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela.
CHAMPAIGN -- Millions around the world are remembering an iconic leader.
SPRINGFIELD -- When disasters happen, lots of people want to help, but if you're not careful, your good will could go to waste.
NATIONAL -- Illinois lawmakers are on the fence about the situation in Syria.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Seven Illinois teens are headed to Europe this week to play in some of the most prestigious music halls in the world.
URBANA -- A new study shows a record number of students overseas are coming to the U.S. for college.
MATTOON -- The town's Cal Ripken baseball team is competing at an international tournament in Maryland.