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Hong Kong Protests Offer A Revelation To Mainland Chinese

Chinese mainlanders visiting Hong Kong have expressed amazement, even jealousy at the polite, civic-spirited and considerate crowds of protesters. But some on the mainland see activists as traitors.

On The Alert For Ebola, Texas Hospital Still Missed First Case

Diagnosing and treating Ebola isn't so hard, health workers say; hospitals across the U.S. should be ready. But initial symptoms, such as fever and headache, can look the same as other illnesses.

Soil Doctors Hit Pay Dirt In Manhattan's Central Park

The urban oasis boasts about 170,000 different types of microbes, recent dirt samples show. That diversity is comparable to a tropical rain forest. About 2,000 species are found only in the park.

One Picture, Of 35,000 Walrus, Shows One Effect Of Global Warming

The picture shows the walrus huddled up on an Alaskan beach. Usually, they would spread out on sea ice. But this year, it's all melted.

Last Open Mic for Grant's Lounge?

Grant's Lounge in Macon was once the haunt of the Allman Brothers Band and the Southern rock bands that followed them. After 43 years, the landlord may be shutting the place down.

Ghosts Of The Past Still Echo In Beirut's Fragmented Neighborhoods

Lebanon's civil war ended 25 years ago, but the sectarian divisions that sliced its capital into different enclaves still hold today. Everyone coexists relatively peacefully most of the time.

Savannah River. Photo: Emily Jones

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events Oct. 2-5

Do Savannah’s Heather Henley and Visit Savannah’s Amy Brock share their picks for a great weekend on the Georgia Coast.

The White House Could Be Made A Fortress, But Should It Be?

It turns out the Secret Service isn't too good at protecting the White House. Maybe one reason is that we don't want it to be.