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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 the highest elevation among major cities east of the Mississippi River.

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Promising signs in the pandemic as U.S. gets closer to approval for first single-dose vaccine [Video]

Promising signs in the pandemic as U.S. gets closer to approval for first single-dose vaccine

CNN’s Amara Walker reports from a mass vaccination site near Atlanta.

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Mass vaccination sites open across Georgia [Video]

Mass vaccination sites open across Georgia

Mass vaccination sites opened today throughout Georgia. CNN’s Ryan Young answers your Covid-19 questions from one of these sites in Atlanta, just outside the Delta Flight Museum.

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The NBA to hold the 2021 All-Star Game in Atlanta on March 7 despite a number of top players expressing concerns about staging an exhibition game during a pandemic.

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Georgia probes Trump effort to overturn election [Video]

Georgia probes Trump effort to overturn election

A state prosecutor sent letters to officials requesting they preserve records as part of a criminal probe into efforts to sway the results of the Georgia's election. This report produced by Zachary..

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Large fire at Shaq's Atlanta Krispy Kreme causes heavy damage to restaurant [Video]

Large fire at Shaq's Atlanta Krispy Kreme causes heavy damage to restaurant

A fire broke out at an iconic Atlanta Krispy Kreme that is owned by basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal.

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LeBron James Thinks Having an All-Star Game Right Now Is a 'Slap in the Face' [Video]

LeBron James Thinks Having an All-Star Game Right Now Is a 'Slap in the Face'

The NBA will reportedly move forward with an All-Star Game on March 7 in Atlanta

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Many Black Americans are hesitant to get the vaccine. Here's why. [Video]

Many Black Americans are hesitant to get the vaccine. Here's why.

Vaccine disinformation and the historical trauma of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study is causing many in the Black community to skip getting a coronavirus vaccine shot. CNN’s Ryan Young reports from a..

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A 'man of grace': Hank Aaron remembered [Video]

A 'man of grace': Hank Aaron remembered

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron was remembered on Wednesday at his funeral in Atlanta, Georgia by former Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, former President Bill Clinton, and his widow..

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A 'man of grace:' Hank Aaron remembered [Video]

A 'man of grace:' Hank Aaron remembered

Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron was remembered on Wednesday at his funeral in Atlanta, Georgia by former Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, former President Bill Clinton, and his widow..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:57Published
Why Black voters are hopeful for change under Biden administration [Video]

Why Black voters are hopeful for change under Biden administration

CNN’s Ryan Young speaks to Black voters in Atlanta, Georgia, who are looking forward to change and unity under the incoming Joe Biden administration.

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A Timeline of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [Video]

A Timeline of the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 15, 1929 , Martin Luther King Jr. is born in Atlanta, Georgia...

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Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey's relationship is Instagram-official [Video]

Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey's relationship is Instagram-official

Jordan and Harvey, who were seen together in Atlanta before Thanksgiving.

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How Atlanta is preparing to tackle vaccination challenges [Video]

How Atlanta is preparing to tackle vaccination challenges

CNN’s Natasha Chen reports from Atlanta as the state of Georgia begins its efforts to vaccinate residents older than 75 as well as healthcare workers.

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White House made top Atlanta lawyer resign: WSJ [Video]

White House made top Atlanta lawyer resign: WSJ

The White House pushed the top federal prosecutor in Atlanta to resign before Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff because President Donald Trump was unhappy that he wasn't doing enough to investigate Trump's..

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Atlanta Mayor on Georgia's historic elections [Video]

Atlanta Mayor on Georgia's historic elections

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms discusses the Democratic victories in Georgia’s special elections, what it heralds for the country, and for her state.

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Biden, Trump to campaign in Georgia runoff elections [Video]

Biden, Trump to campaign in Georgia runoff elections

[NFA] President-elect Joe Biden and President Donald Trump will campaign next week in Georgia, holding dueling events on the eve of runoff elections that will determine who controls the U.S. Senate...

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