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Georgia (U.S. state): 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. 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.


Man Accused of Smacking Reporter’s Rear on Live TV Is Charged

Alex Bozarjian was reporting on a race in Savannah, Ga., when a passing runner slapped her behind. A video clip of the episode shared on Twitter provoked outrage.
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Georgia gains major court victory over Florida in decades-long dispute over Apalachicola Bay water use

A judge has recommended the Supreme Court side with Georgia over Florida in the water dispute over the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint river system.
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Georgia (U.S. state)

David Tennant's baby spent six days in hospital last month [Video]David Tennant's baby spent six days in hospital last month

David Tennant's wife Georgia has praised the NHS after they treated their newborn baby for six days last month.

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U.S. businesses paralyzed by trade uncertainty [Video]U.S. businesses paralyzed by trade uncertainty

From a denim plant in rural Georgia to a San Diego headphone maker, nagging uncertainty over when President Donald Trump's trade wars might end, if ever, is confounding many U.S. manufacturers. Yahaira..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:10Published

Clint Eastwood threatened with defamation over new movie [Video]Clint Eastwood threatened with defamation over new movie

Clint Eastwood and the studio bosses behind his new film have been named in a defamation lawsuit threat filed by the publishers of an Atlanta, Georgia newspaper.

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Jimmy Carter Released From Hospital After Latest Health Scare [Video]Jimmy Carter Released From Hospital After Latest Health Scare

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a Georgia hospital on Wednesday. Reuters reports Carter, 95, underwent treatment for a urinary tract infection at a hospital near his home. He said..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Georgia police use water cannon to disperse protesters [Video]Georgia police use water cannon to disperse protesters

At least three injured and 28 arrested after clashes near Parliament during protests demanding electoral reform.

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Police in Georgia use water cannon to disperse protesters [Video]Police in Georgia use water cannon to disperse protesters

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Police Officer Finds Young Deer Trapped In Fence [Video]Police Officer Finds Young Deer Trapped In Fence

A quick-thinking police officer from Forsyth County Sheriff's Office in Georgia, USA, managed to free a young deer trapped in a metal fence.

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Students Report Girl Who Wrote Down Her Plan To Attack Black Church [Video]Students Report Girl Who Wrote Down Her Plan To Attack Black Church

Georgia police have arrested a 16-year-old girl for allegedly planning a horrific crime. According to Newser, the white girl planned to attack and murder people in a mostly black church—with knives,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Tear gas, water cannon used to disperse peaceful rally in Georgia [Video]Tear gas, water cannon used to disperse peaceful rally in Georgia

Riot police clear barricaded parliament entrances and surrounding territory after thousands rally for electoral reform.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:59Published

Georgia: Police clash with protesters in front of Parliament [Video]Georgia: Police clash with protesters in front of Parliament

Police in riot gear attempted to push thousands of demonstrators away from the parliament building in the Georgian capital, as a second day of sizable protests simmered over the failure of promised..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:30Published

Georgia protesters want the gov't to resign and hold new elections [Video]Georgia protesters want the gov't to resign and hold new elections

Georgia protesters want the gov't to resign and hold new elections

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:16Published

Former President Jimmy Carter Hospitalized After Fall [Video]Former President Jimmy Carter Hospitalized After Fall

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized with a minor pelvic fracture. According to Reuters, he suffered the injury after a fall on Monday night. The former president fell yesterday..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published


Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter released from hospital

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was released from a Georgia hospital on Wednesday after undergoing treatment for a urinary tract infection, his spokeswoman at the Carter Center said.
Reuters - Published

Georgia Gov. picks political outsider for Senate

Georgia's Republican governor has chosen a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer to fill an upcoming vacancy in the U.S. Senate. (Dec. 4)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Georgia governor taps political newcomer to U.S. Senate, ignoring Trump's choice

The Republican Governor of Georgia, Brian Kemp, on Wednesday named conservative businesswoman Kelly Loeffler as the state's next U.S. senator, picking her over U.S. President Donald Trump's preferred..
Reuters - Published

Senate bids farewell to Johnny Isakson

Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson made a plea for bipartisanship in his farewell speech Tuesday afternoon as the U.S. Senate bid farewell to the lawmaker from Georgia. (Dec. 3)  
USATODAY.com - Published

President Jimmy Carter hospitalized for infection

Former president Jimmy Carter, 95, admitted to a Georgia hospital over the weekend for a urinary tract infection.  
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Former U.S. President Carter hospitalized in Georgia with urinary tract infection

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, released from one hospital in Georgia the day before Thanksgiving, was admitted to another over the holiday weekend for treatment of a urinary tract infection, the..
Reuters - Published

Gov. Kemp of Georgia Expected to Tap Kelly Loeffler for Senate Seat

The appointment would pit the governor against President Trump, revealing an intraparty rift over the best way to maintain Republican dominance in Georgia.
NYTimes.com - Published

Kelly Loeffler to be appointed Georgia senator by Governor Brian Kemp

Loeffler will succeed Senator Johnny Isakson, who is stepping down amid health problems.
CBS News - Published

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp picks Kelly Loeffler for vacated US Senate seat, defying GOP wishes

By picking Kelly Loeffler, Brian Kemp might have set up a bitter GOP clash over the seat, as Rep. Doug Collins has publicly left open the door to running against her next year.
USATODAY.com - Published

Police in Georgia prevent opposition activists from picketing parliament

Georgian police erected steel fences around the parliament and government buildings on Thursday to prevent dozens of opposition activists from picketing the area in a dispute over electoral reform.
Reuters - Published

Former U.S. President Carter home for the holidays after surgery

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was discharged from a hospital in Georgia on Wednesday after a successful surgery to relieve pressure on his brain, heading home one day before the Thanksgiving..
Reuters - Published

Ocean reef that inspired a movement is now at risk

Gray's Reef off the coast of Georgia has provided a blueprint for ocean conservation around the world – but climate change still threatens these protected areas.
CBS News - Published

How ocean habitats are feeling the impact of global warming

Gray's Reef, off the coast of Georgia, has been protected by the U.S. government for more than 40 years. But while the small sanctuary has been a safe haven for local species, it is still impacted by..
CBS News - Published

What Can Be Saved? Sanctuaries safeguard the seas

Off the Georgia coast, a decades-old marine sanctuary has emerged as a template for the U.S. and around the world. Protected areas now cover about 6% of the world's oceans. This is the latest..
USATODAY.com - Published

Police in Georgia use water cannon to disperse protesters outside parliament

Riot police used water cannon to disperse protesters near Georgia's parliament on Tuesday and detained several activists, hours after thousands rallied in the capital demanding electoral system reform.
Reuters - Published

Thousands in Georgia protest to demand electoral reform

Thousands of protesters blocked entrances to parliament in Georgia's capital on Monday to press for proportional representation and reform to an electoral system they say unfairly favors the ruling..
Reuters - Published

Young cancer survivor has dream come true meeting her favorite meteorologist, Jim Cantore

A young cancer survivor and weather enthusiast got to meet her idol, meteorologist Jim Cantore, in Georgia on November 19.
USATODAY.com - Published

Tyler Perry helps Georgia couple held “captive” in Mexican hospital

A Georgia couple says they're being held hostage in a Mexican hospital. Stephen Johnson went into diabetic shock while on vacation in Mexico with his fiancée. Doctors helped him recover, but now the..
CBS News - Published

Georgia activists try to padlock state buildings as protest spreads

Opposition activists in Georgia tried to shut state buildings with padlocks and chains in the capital and other cities across the country, as protests spread demanding an early parliamentary election.
Reuters - Published

Presidential candidates phone, text Georgia voters

A day after the Democratic debate in Atlanta, presidential candidates sent text messages to over 300,000 people Thursday whose voter registrations could be canceled in Georgia. (Nov. 21)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Police seize 976 pounds of marijuana in North Texas

Sheriffs said the drugs and THC concentrate vaping cartridges were from California with a final destination of Georgia
CBS News - Published

Democrats face off in presidential primary debate in Atlanta today - live updates

Ten of the Democratic presidential primary candidates take the stage on Wednesday in Georgia for the fifth Democratic debate of the 2020 campaign
CBS News - Published

Georgia teen arrested for planning attack on black church

A 16-year-old high school student was arrested on suspicion of planning to attack black people at a predominantly African-American church in the southeastern U.S. state of Georgia, police said on..
Reuters - Published

Is Georgia a swing state? Democrats think so, and some trends are on their side

Georgia's expanding liberal base and a fast-growing black population in metro Atlanta have given Democrats hope they can win the reliably red state in 2020.
USATODAY.com - Published

Democratic debate No. 5: What you need to know

Ten of the 18 Democratic candidates will gather together for one night in Georgia for the fifth debate of the 2020 presidential campaign
USATODAY.com - Published

Opposition in Georgia vows further anti-government protests

Georgia's opposition plans further anti-government protests and will demand an early parliamentary election, its leaders said on Tuesday, a day after police dispersed demonstrators in the capital..
Reuters - Published

How to watch Wednesday's Democratic debate

Ten candidates will appear onstage in Georgia at the November debate
CBS News - Published

Police in Georgia detain protesters demanding early election

Police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters near Georgia's parliament on Monday and arrested several, a Reuters reporter said.
Reuters - Published

Texas fails to come through in close game with Iowa State, leaving Longhorns fans in misery

The measurement for Texas isn't whether it can beat a Georgia or Oklahoma. It's whether it can consistently beat teams displaying a little competence
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Georgia up to No. 4, while Minnesota and Baylor fall out of top 10 in Amway Coaches Poll

There was change in the top 10 of the Amway Coaches Poll as Georgia passed Alabama for No. 4 and Minnesota and Baylor fell out of the top 10.
USATODAY.com - Published

Georgia demands release of doctor detained by separatists

Georgia on Sunday demanded the release of a doctor detained by separatists after crossing into breakaway South Ossetia, which is controlled by Russia after a war between two ex-Soviet republics in..
Reuters - Published

The Dish: Chef Geoff Rhyne on why he started a hot sauce line

Chef Geoff Rhyne was raised in the Red Clay fields of Georgia. He made cooking his career after getting a job in South Carolina, but left the kitchen to come out with his own line of hot sauce, Red..
CBS News - Published

The Dish: Red Clay Hot Sauce creator shares recipes

Red Clay Hot Sauce is named after the part of Georgia where Rhyne grew up
CBS News - Published

'A fighter': President Jimmy Carter's neighbors know they'll say goodbye one day, but not yet

The folks in President Jimmy Carter's hometown of Plains, Georgia, say he will bounce back yet again from the latest medical concern.
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Europe, U.S. urge Georgia to pass electoral changes

Georgia's failure to pass a planned electoral reform is disappointing, a European rights body and the U.S. embassy said on Friday, urging lawmakers in the former Soviet state to approve the measure in..
Reuters - Published

Georgia inmate executed for 1994 convenience store killing as last-minute DNA test denied

Georgia inmate Ray Jefferson Cromartie, 52, was executed for killing a convenience store clerk 25 years ago. His lawyers had appealed for DNA testing.
USATODAY.com - Published

Georgia executes man convicted of killing convenience store clerk

The state of Georgia executed on Wednesday a man convicted of capital murder for the 1994 shooting death of a convenience store clerk during a bungled robbery in which he and two accomplices got away..
Reuters - Published

Georgia man executed for 1994 killing of store clerk

Two days before his scheduled execution, a co-defendant released a statement that he overheard another co-defendant confess to being the shooter
CBS News - Published

WWII veteran prepares to run across the country a second time

In 2016, Ernie Andrus became the oldest person to run across the country, from California to Georgia. Now at 95, he will start a new journey. Steve Hartman has his story on the road.
CBS News - Published

The candidates who've qualified for November Democratic debate

The fifth presidential debate will be held in Georgia
CBS News - Published

3 soldiers killed and 3 hurt in training accident at Fort Stewart

Three soldiers were killed and three others were injured during a training accident at Fort Stewart, an army base in Georgia. They were riding in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Tom Hanson reports.
CBS News - Published

Activists hope for answers in 1946 lynchings

In 1946, a white mob in Georgia murdered two black couples. No one was charged, but now there's a fight to open sealed records linked to the case. Mark Strassmann reports.
CBS News - Published

3 soldiers at Fort Stewart killed after military vehicle rolls into water

Military investigators are trying to find out what caused an armored vehicle to roll into water in Georgia, killing three soldiers. U.S. Army officials say the accident happened early Sunday during a..
CBS News - Published

Still teaching at 95, Jimmy Carter draws devotees

Former President Jimmy Carter can still draw a crowd, and he does each time he teaches Sunday school in his hometown of Plains, Georgia. (Nov. 11)  
USATODAY.com - Published

Heaven sent

During her 35 years as a nurse, Lori Wood has been a hero many times over. At the time Jonathan Pinkard, a 27-year-old autistic man, met Wood, doctors in Newnan, Ga., told him he had congestive heart..
CBS News - Published

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