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Georgia (U.S. state): U.S. state in the United States
Georgia is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Georgia is the 24th largest in area and 8th-most populous of the 50 United States. Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. The state's nicknames include the Peach State and the Empire State of the South. Atlanta, a "beta(+)" global city, is both the state's capital and largest city. The Atlanta metropolitan area, with an estimated population of 5,949,951 in 2018, is the 9th most populous metropolitan area in the United States and contains about 60% of the entire state population.

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3 Georgia Teenagers Fatally Shot in Attempted Robbery, Authorities Say

The killing of the three teenagers, one of whom is said to have opened fire on three people in a Conyers, Ga., front yard, could represent a “Stand Your Ground” case if charges are filed.
NYTimes.com - Published

Reed leads Georgia's secondary

Fifth-year senior J.R. Reed has developed into the leader of the secondary at No. 3 Georgia, following in the footsteps of his famous father, former NFL receiver Jake Reed. (Sept. 17)
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia man fights for gay rights at Supreme Court [Video]Georgia man fights for gay rights at Supreme Court

A major LGBT rights fight is coming before the U.S. Supreme Court next month, prompted by a Georgia man who's convinced he was fired for joiing a gay-friendly softball league. Gavino Garay has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:22Published

U.S. rescues last crew member from stricken S. Korean ship [Video]U.S. rescues last crew member from stricken S. Korean ship

Rescue workers on Monday freed the final crew member trapped inside a South Korean cargo vessel that flipped on its side off the coast of Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Mia Womersley reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

NOAA Told Staff To Not Contradict Trump's False Forecast [Video]NOAA Told Staff To Not Contradict Trump's False Forecast

Donald Trump tweeted hat Hurricane Dorian would be “one of the largest hurricanes ever.” He said it would hit South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama and told everyone to be careful...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

US Coast Guard hosts crew to safety [Video]US Coast Guard hosts crew to safety

Video shot late Sunday night shows a Coast Guard helicopter aircrew hoisting crewmembers from the stricken cargo vessel, Golden Ray as it listed in waters off the Georgia coast. Rough cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

Rescue efforts continue after cargo ship capsized [Video]Rescue efforts continue after cargo ship capsized

Lieutenant Lloyd Heflin of the U.S. Coast Guard confirms rescue operations are under way after the Golden Ray cargo ship flipped on its side in St. Simon's Sound off Georgia early Sunday morning. Rough..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Injury worries mount for Townsend ahead of World Cup [Video]Injury worries mount for Townsend ahead of World Cup

Gregor Townsend was left counting the cost of his side’s six-try victory over Georgia after confirming he has five World Cup injury concerns. The most serious worries centre around flanker Jamie..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published

Dorian's devastating impact on the Bahamas [Video]Dorian's devastating impact on the Bahamas

Aerial footage over the Bahamas on Wednesday showed the full devastation left behind by Hurricane Dorian, a day after the most powerful hurricane on record ever to hit the country mauled the islands of..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published

Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast [Video]Man goes swimming as Dorian grazes Florida coast

A man jumped into the churning Atlantic Ocean as the outer bands of Hurricane Dorian grazed Jacksonville on Wednesday and pushed north towards Georgia and the Carolinas. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Hurricane Dorian Could Reach Georgia On Wednesday Night [Video]Hurricane Dorian Could Reach Georgia On Wednesday Night

Hurricane Dorian's eye may not make landfall in the US, but "life-threatening" storm surges, rain, and winds are a risk. Dorian, a Category 2 storm, has moved past most of Florida and is expected to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Walmart Tests Healthcare Waters With Pilot Project Clinic [Video]Walmart Tests Healthcare Waters With Pilot Project Clinic

Walmart's first standalone primary care clinic will be piloted in Dallas, Georgia. Dubbed Walmart Health, it will be housed in a building next to Walmart's retail store. According to Business Insider,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever [Video]Dorian Hammers Bahamas Second Strongest Atlantic Hurricane Ever

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on Sunday as the second strongest Atlantic storm on record and inched closer to the U.S. mainland, with parts of Florida..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Hurricane Dorian Threatens Georgia And Carolinas [Video]Hurricane Dorian Threatens Georgia And Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian barreled northwest on Saturday threatening Georgia and the Carolinas. The Bahamas braced for catastrophic waves and wind from the powerful category 4 storm. Forecasters say Florida may..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Hurricane Dorian Forecasts Georgia And Carolinas, Florida On Alert [Video]Hurricane Dorian Forecasts Georgia And Carolinas, Florida On Alert

JACKSONVILLE. FL. (Reuters) - Hurricane Dorian span northwest on Saturday, churning slowly across the Atlantic in the direction of Georgia and the Carolinas, with Florida also still in its sights...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump skips Poland trip as Dorian nears Florida [Video]Trump skips Poland trip as Dorian nears Florida

President Donald Trump canceled a visit to Poland as Florida braces for Hurricane Dorian, which is forecast to make landfall on the Atlantic coast Monday as a dangerous Category 4 storm. Freddie Joyner..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

Spectacular judo as Daria Bilodid crowned 2019 World Champion in Tokyo [Video]Spectacular judo as Daria Bilodid crowned 2019 World Champion in Tokyo

Ukraine's Daria Bilodid retains her world title as Tokyo World Championships kick off, while Georgia's Lukhumi Chkhvimiani wins his first world title

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:00Published

A glitzy Hollywood premiere for film inspired by and starring a Down Syndrome actor [Video]A glitzy Hollywood premiere for film inspired by and starring a Down Syndrome actor

"The Peanut Butter Falcon" may have an unusual title for a film, but it also has one of the most unusual backstories. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:19Published

Explosive judo on Day 3 of Zagreb Grand Prix 2019 as Japan tops medals [Video]Explosive judo on Day 3 of Zagreb Grand Prix 2019 as Japan tops medals

Powerhouse performances from Georgia and Japan on Day 3 of Zagreb Grand Prix as Japanese judokas top medals standings with four golds and four silvers

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 03:00Published

 

Georgia homeowner kills three teens wearing masks in possible 'stand your ground' case

The fatal shooting of three teens by a Georgia homeowner this week could be a 'stand your ground' case, the Rockdale County Sheriff says.
USATODAY.com - Published

Missing Florida mom Casei Jones and her four children all found dead in Georgia

Police discovered Casei Jones' body in a van after her husband was involved in a traffic crash in Georgia. He then led authorities to the site where the four other victims’ remains were located.  
USATODAY.com - Published

UGA fans wear pink to honor Arkansas coach's late wife

The University of Georgia's school colors are black and red. But over the weekend, when Georgia hosted Arkansas State, fans wore pink. As Jim Axelrod explains, it meant the world to the visiting team's..
CBS News - Published

Anne Rivers Siddons, Novelist Whose Muse Was the New South, Dies at 83

Ms. Siddons found inspiration for her writing in her Georgia upbringing and in her observations of Atlanta as it became a major postwar city.
NYTimes.com - Published

Vietnam vet dies after being found covered in ants at VA home

Georgia woman says her father was bitten more than 100 times by ants at a government veterans' home where his room was full of insects.
CBS News - Published

Georgia man fights for gay rights in Supreme Court 'Hotlanta' case

Months after joining the gay-friendly Hotlanta Softball League, Gerald Bostock was out of a job in a Georgia county government office and was convinced he had become the victim of workplace..
Reuters - Published

Can Jon Ossoff Help Turn Georgia Blue?

Two Senate seats will be up for grabs in Georgia in 2020, and Mr. Ossoff, who narrowly lost a congressional race two years ago, is the highest-profile Democrat to enter the ring so far.
NYTimes.com - Published

Jon Ossoff to challenge David Perdue for Senate seat in Georgia

"I'm running because we face a crisis of political corruption in this country," Ossoff said, calling Perdue a "caricature of Washington corruption"
CBS News - Published

Final crew member from capsized cargo ship rescued after 40 hours

Four crew members rescued from inside a capsized cargo ship off Georgia are said to be in good condition. The last of those South Korean sailors was pulled to safety Monday. He had been trapped in the..
CBS News - Published

Eye Opener: Mission accomplished off the coast of Georgia

The entire crew of a capsized freighter is safe after a day of dramatic rescues. Also, Congressional Democrats urge the president to take action on gun control. All that and all that matters in today's..
CBS News - Published

Jon Ossoff Will Run for Senate in Georgia

Mr. Ossoff, a former documentary filmmaker who nearly flipped a conservative House district in 2017, will run in one of two Senate races in the state next year.
NYTimes.com - Published

Cargo ship capsizes near Georgia coast

Rescue teams were searching for four crew members after a cargo ship caught fire and capsized Sunday off the Georgia coast, the Coast Guard said.
USATODAY.com - Published

4 rescued from capsized cargo ship on Ga. coast

Coast Guard rescuers pulled four trapped crew members from a capsized cargo ship Monday, finding them alive more than a day after the vessel overturned while leaving a port on the Georgia coast. (Sept...
USATODAY.com - Published

Crew members rescued from overturned cargo ship

A rescue operation was unfolding off the coast of Georgia on Monday. Four men were found alive, trapped inside the belly of a massive cargo ship that flipped on its side and caught fire. Meg Oliver has..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

U.S. rescues last crew member from stricken South Korean ship

Rescue workers on Monday freed the final crew member trapped inside a South Korean cargo vessel that flipped on its side off the coast of Georgia, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Reuters - Published

Rescue planned for four missing crew found alive on stricken vessel: U.S. Coast Guard

Rescue workers on Monday were planning to extract four missing crew members from a South Korean cargo vessel carrying about 4,000 cars to the Middle East that turned on its side off the coast of..
Reuters - Published

Coast Guard makes contact with missing crew members on overturned cargo ship off Georgia coast

The U.S. Coast Guard says they have made contact with four crew members missing from an overturned cargo ship off Georgia's coast. The ship capsized with 24 people on board. Meg Oliver joined CBSN with..
CBS News - Published

Rescuers hear 'noises' from inside capsized cargo ship; 4 crew members remain missing

Rescuers searching for 4 crew members after a cargo ship overturned near Georgia say they have not been able to enter the unstable Golden Ray.
USATODAY.com - Published

Crew missing from capsized cargo ship

Coast Guard rescue teams are searching for crew members after a cargo ship caught fire and capsized in St. Simons Sound off the Georgia coast.
USATODAY.com - Published

Four remain missing after giant cargo ship capsizes off Georgia coast

A cargo ship capsized and caught fire off the coast of Georgia on Sunday in St. Simons Sound. Twenty people have been rescued so far, but several remain missing. Meg Oliver reports on the rescue..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

AP Top Stories September 9 A

Here's the latest for Monday September 9th: Trump calls off Taliban talks; Bahamas hurricane death toll climbs; Cargo ship on its side off Georgia; Republican Mark Sanford running for president.  
USATODAY.com - Published

US Coast Guard search for missing from cargo ship

The US Coast Guard says searchers are scouring waters off Georgia for four missing crew members of a cargo ship that overturned near a port during a fire onboard the vessel. It said Sunday that 20..
USATODAY.com - Published

Hyundai Glovis car carrier listing off coast of U.S. state of Georgia

A South Korean cargo vessel carrying 4,000 cars bound for the Middle East listed heavily on Sunday off the coast of the southern U.S. state of Georgia, an official of operator Hyundai Glovis said.
Reuters - Published

At least 4 missing after cargo ship overturns near Georgia port

The Coast Guard said the vessel hasn't released any pollutants so far, but mitigation responses are ready in case they're needed
CBS News - Published

College towns: Some of the best in the US include Athens, Ga., and Ames, Iowa

24/7 Wall St. used census data to identify 30 of the best college towns in the U.S., with enrolled residents and those with degrees among the factors.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Hurricane Dorian Rakes the Carolinas and Barrels Northeast: Live Updates

The Category 1 storm whipped cities from Savannah, Ga., to Wilmington, N.C., with some places expected to get as much as 15 inches of rain.
NYTimes.com - Published

Doug Collins, Defending Trump in Impeachment Inquiry, Seeks Georgia Senate Seat

An ascension of Mr. Collins, a congressman from Georgia, could elevate some of the president’s closest allies in the House.
NYTimes.com - Published

Thousands without power in Georgia due to Hurricane Dorian

Georgia is feeling the effects of Hurricane Dorian. CBS News correspondent Mola Lenghi joined CBSN AM from Tybee Island with the latest on the storm's impact.
CBS News - Published

Hurricane Dorian wind and rain reach Charleston

Hurricane Dorian, back to a Category 3 storm, raked the Southeast U.S. seaboard late Wednesday, threatening to inundate coasts from Georgia to Virginia with a dangerous storm surge. Strong wind and..
USATODAY.com - Published

Can Democrats flip Georgia Senate seats blue?

Democrats are trying to flip both U.S. Senate seats in Georgia next year. Greg Bluestein, a political reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, joins "Red and Blue" to discuss how the state is..
CBS News - Published

Georgia starts to feel the impact of Hurricane Dorian

On Tybee Island, Georgia, the wind and rain has already picked up, as Hurricane Dorian approaches. The biggest concern for that part of Georgia is the potential storm surge. Mola Lenghi reports from..
CBS News - Published

Hurricane Dorian eyes the Carolinas

Hurricane Dorian is lashing the coastline of Florida and Georgia. The storm appears to be on a collision course with the Carolinas. Meteorologist Megan Glaros is tracking Dorian.
CBS News - Published

Storm surge a deadly threat in Georgia, the Carolinas – even if Hurricane Dorian doesn't make landfall

Storm surge is a growing threat for coastal areas of Georgia and the Carolinas, even if Hurricane Dorian doesn't make landfall.
USATODAY.com - Published

Hurricane Dorian moves dangerously closer to Georgia coast

Georgia's Governor Brian P. Kemp and Acting FEMA Administrator Pete Gaynor hold a news conference in Atlanta Wednesday, in preparation of approaching Hurricane Dorian to the state and warn of high..
USATODAY.com - Published

Evacuations in Florida as Hurricane Dorian brings dangerous conditions

Mandatory evacuations are in place for some residents in eight counties along Florida's east coast. Dorian is projected to bring dangerous conditions to Georgia and South Carolina next. CBS News..
CBS News - Published

Kinder Morgan evacuates Georgia LNG export terminal as Hurricane Dorian approaches U.S.

Kinder Morgan Inc has halted the startup process of its liquefaction facility at Elba Island near Savannah, Georgia, following mandatory evacuation orders as Hurricane Dorian approached, Chief..
Reuters - Published

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