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Jan Hooks, Best Known For Her Roles On SNL, Dies At Age 57

Hooks was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1986 to 1991, playing key characters like Hillary Clinton and Sinead O'Connor.

A Surprising Tie That Binds Hong Kong's Protest Leaders: Faith

Many older activists were educated at missionary schools, which informs their sense of social and political justice. It's sure to be noticed by Beijing, which sees religion as a threat to its rule.

Millennials Are Blue Now, But Party Allegiance Could Be Up For Grabs

They're not the Obama-adoring college students of 2008 anymore. They're the generation hard-hit by the economy.

Gangs Can't Stop Colombia's Butterflies From Rescuing Women In Need

By bus, by bike and by foot, they come to the aid of abused and displaced women in Colombia. And they've just won a $100,000 humanitarian prize for their efforts.

Ebola: Does The Risk Justify The Intensity Of Coverage?

A series of developments over the past 24 hours have made one Ebola case feel like an epidemic. But the truth is the risk of Ebola spreading in the United States is the same it's been for months.

Can Rehabilitating Historic Buildings Breathe Life Into Georgia Downtowns?

Georgia has begun redeveloping historic buildings with vigor. Macon is leading the way in that effort. But preservationists still have a way to go on selling history as a means to revive its urban core.

Report: Amazon To Open Brick-And-Mortar Store

The Wall Street Journal reports the online retailer's store will also serve as a mini-warehouse that could provide same-day delivery the New York region.

Identity Politics Center Stage In California's Central Valley Campaign

The race for the 21st Congressional District seat pits two relatively young, up-and-coming politicians against one another. And the politics of identity and immigration aren't as simple as they seem.

Three Forlorn Presidents Bring Ebola Wish List To The World Bank

The leaders of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone pleaded for help at the annual World Bank-IMF meeting: "This slower-than-the-virus response needs to change."

How College Students Battled Textbook Publishers To A Draw, In 3 Graphs

The price of new textbooks has gone through the roof. But what students spend on books has barely budged.

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