The silent, three-finger salute from the smash movie and book series has been catching fire among demonstrators in a country where the military has banned most every form of protest.
Political observers declared the Tea Party dead in May after it lost every major GOP primary it contested. Sen. Thad Cochran's performance against his Tea Party rival makes that judgment seem rash.
From the Marketplace Datebook, here's a look at what's coming up Thursday, June 5:
In Washington, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discusses developments in Ukraine.
Did consumers hit the malls over Memorial Day weekend? Chain-stores are scheduled to release sales figures for May.
Performance artist and musician Laurie Anderson turns 67.
The Great American Brass Band Festival, a 25 year tradition, gets underway in Danville, Kentucky.
And the United Nations marks World Environment Day with the theme "Raise Your Voice, Not the Sea Level."
More on Mel Watt, the man behind the Federal Housing Finance Agency, and overseer of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Plus, with Sam's Club offering the country's first Chip and PIN credit cards, a look at the barriers to switching to the more secure technology. Last up, on the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square, a conversation about the blue collar workers who joined the protests and why they were there in the first place.
The I-495 bridge in Wilmington, Del., usually carries 90,000 vehicles per day. But it's empty now, as engineers try to discover what's causing eight support pillars to lean.
Other countries provide formal training for people who want to be national leaders. Why not the U.S.?