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Atlanta: Capital of Georgia, United States
Atlanta is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Georgia. With an estimated 2019 population of 506,811, it is also the 37th most populous city in the United States. The city serves as the cultural and economic center of the Atlanta metropolitan area, home to more than 6 million people and the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the nation. Atlanta is the seat of Fulton County, the most populous county in Georgia. Portions of the city extend eastward into neighboring DeKalb County. The city is situated among the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and has one of the highest elevations among major cities east of the Mississippi River.

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How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia [Video]

How U.S. Senate control may come down to Georgia

[NFA] The control of the Senate hangs in the balance as two races in Georgia could head to a runoff, in a general election that has produced extremely close results. Gavino Garay reports.

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'Stop the steal' -Trump supporters rally in Georgia [Video]

'Stop the steal' -Trump supporters rally in Georgia

Around two dozen Trump supporters demonstrated outside of a ballot counting center in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday (November 6), protesting what they believe is "voter fraud," after Biden made clear..

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Biden approaches 270 as Trump sues to stop count [Video]

Biden approaches 270 as Trump sues to stop count

Democrat Joe Biden said on Wednesday he was headed toward a victory over President Donald Trump in the U.S. election after claiming the pivotal Midwestern states of Wisconsin and Michigan, while the..

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U.S. judge orders USPS sweeps for delayed ballots [Video]

U.S. judge orders USPS sweeps for delayed ballots

A judge ordered the U.S. Postal Service to sweep mail processing facilities on Tuesday afternoon for delayed election ballots and immediately dispatch any for delivery in about a dozen states,..

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Obama slams Trump for 'second-term plan' to 'fire Fauci' [Video]

Obama slams Trump for 'second-term plan' to 'fire Fauci'

Campaigning for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Atlanta Monday, former U.S. President Barack Obama slammed U.S. President Donald Trump, saying his campaign’s 2020 election "closing..

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NEWS OF THE WEEK: Tom Holland begins filming 'Spider-Man 3' [Video]

NEWS OF THE WEEK: Tom Holland begins filming 'Spider-Man 3'

Tom Holland has landed in Atlanta, Georgia, ready to begin filming 'Spider-Man 3.'

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Tom Holland begins filming 'Spider-Man 3' [Video]

Tom Holland begins filming 'Spider-Man 3'

Tom Holland has landed in Atlanta, Georgia, ready to begin filming 'Spider-Man 3.'

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Amid record early votes, a battle over ballots [Video]

Amid record early votes, a battle over ballots

[NFA] Fears of contracting the novel coronavirus have pushed Americans to cast over ten million early votes in the 2020 election, and Republicans and Democrats are locked in a battle over those..

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White House Chief Of Staff Mark Meadows Broke COVID-19 Rules [Video]

White House Chief Of Staff Mark Meadows Broke COVID-19 Rules

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows supposedly broke COVID-19 restriction in May 2020, during the height of the pandemic. Meadows reportedly hosted 70-plus people for his daughter's wedding in..

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Tony-Nominated Actor Found Murdered, His Back Riddled With Bullets [Video]

Tony-Nominated Actor Found Murdered, His Back Riddled With Bullets

Acclaimed for his stage work and his roles in Spike Lee films, Thomas Jefferson Byrd has been murdered. He was 70 years old. Newser reports Byrd was found dead on Saturday at his home in Atlanta,..

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Exotic Dancers 'Booty To The Poll' PSA [Video]

Exotic Dancers 'Booty To The Poll' PSA

(CNN ) Angela Barnes knows that the public service announcement she directed with a group of Atlanta exotic dancers urging people to vote is stirring conversation, but she wonders why she had to come..

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