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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.

When Can A Big Storm Or Drought Be Blamed On Climate Change?

Scientists wince when people blame every big tropical cyclone, heat wave or drought on a shifting climate. But now some are trying to figure out just what the evidence for such a link would be.

Man Convicted In 2010 Oregon Bomb Plot Sentenced To 30 Years

Mohamed Osman Mohamud was convicted in January of 2013, but his sentencing was delayed after the government revealed it had attained evidence from secret NSA electronic surveillance.

Movement Against Female Genital Mutilation Gains Spotlight In U.K.

The U.K. tended to treat the issue as a practice from a foreign culture that did not demand attention. But it has become a central focus for police, doctors, and even the British prime minister.

Is That A Lark I Hear? A Nightingale? Surprise! It's A Bat

There are animals famous for their songs. Whales sing. Birds sing. We humans have Aretha, Elvis, Ray Charles, Pavarotti. But bats who knew?

Hospital Official: Ebola Patient's Travel Not Relayed To Doctors

A nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital learned that the man had flown to the U.S. from Liberia, but that information was not communicated to doctors making the diagnosis, the official says.

Take A New Test Aimed At The World's English-Language Learners

Over 1 billion people around the world are studying English. Now they have a new test to see how they're doing and if you're curious, you can see how your language skills measure up.

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