Authorities say they are investigating reports of excessive force after tear gas and riot batons were used to subdue demonstrators.
The head of the judge's committee says The Narrow Road to the Deep North, the story of POWs in World War II forced to build the Thailand Burma Railway, is a "magnificent novel of love and war."
GPB Savannah Bureau Chief Sarah McCammon interviews Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz about the project and how it will benefit Georgia's economy.
The prominent literary prize narrowed its nominees to 20 writers a mix of heavyweights and many new ones. And across the Atlantic, Richard Flanagan won Britain's biggest award, the Man Booker Prize.
Officials also announced that they had arrested 14 other police officers they say had a hand in the disappearance of 43 students in the state of Guerrero.
Cells derived from embryos appear to have improved vision in more than half of the 18 patients who had become legally blind because of two progressive, currently incurable eye diseases.
The virus has already caused one spike in chocolate prices, because cocoa is grown in countries that border Ebola-stricken Liberia and Guinea. Prices went back down for the moment.
The NFL is looking for 10,000 volunteers for this season's Super Bowl. Commentator Frank Deford thinks other causes are more deserving.