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Longtime soccer sportswriter Grant Wahl has died covering the World Cup in Qatar

Updated December 9, 2022 at 10:47 PM ET DOHA, Qatar — Longtime soccer sportswriter Grant Wahl died on Friday while covering the Argentina-Netherlands quarterfinal at the 2022 World Cup in Doha, Qatar. As the match was winding down, NPR correspondent Tom Goldman witnessed a commotion in the press tribune at Lusail Stadium. Reporters scattered as […]

217 Today: Iranian American U of I grad student organizes demonstration to support overseas protests

Friday, December 9, 2022 Today’s headlines: Illinois State Senator Mike Simmons joined U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and other health experts in Chicago Thursday to talk about youth mental health. Democratic Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin is celebrating Thursday’s congressional passage of landmark legislation that enshrines gay marriage into federal law. Rates of suicidal ideation have […]