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Balloons, Broadway stars and security at Macy's parade

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New faces and old favorites will fly, float and march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and police are going all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. More>>

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Travel experts: Brace yourself for crowded highways, airports

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Planning to head out of town for the Thanksgiving holiday? You've got plenty of company.

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3,200 meals prepared in 19th annual 'Great Thanksgiving Dish'

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CBS46's Adam Murphy, Brittany Miller and Rodney Harris were among many journalists throughout Atlanta who helped prepare 3,200 meals for the 19th Annual Great Thanksgiving Dish.

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Authorities demand change at hospital after patient's death by overdose

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Federal authorities are demanding change at a local hospital after a patient's overdose death. 

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Legislation would waive fees for small businesses in underserved areas of Atlanta

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Several residents in southwest Atlanta say they want to see more small businesses in the area that don't include the usual chain stores they already have. 

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Baby AJ gets new kidney; Tyler Perry buys family new car

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Baby AJ’s mom, Carmellia Burgess, has been depending on the kindness of friends and relatives to get her son to his dialysis treatments three times a week, for three hours a day. 

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APD investigating after two UPS trucks robbed, drivers held hostage

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The Atlanta Police Department is investigating after two UPS drivers were held hostage and had their trucks robbed on Tuesday morning.

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Vehicle jumps curb, fatally strikes pedestrian on sidewalk

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A woman will likely face charges after she drove up over the curb and fatally struck a pedestrian early Wednesday morning. 

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Surveillance video released in Barcelona Wine Bar fatal shooting, reward increased Video included

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Authorities say three men entered Barcelona Wine Bar around 1:45 a.m. on Sunday and tied up employees with electrical tape. 

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Sessions orders review of background check system for guns

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday ordered a far-ranging review of the FBI database used to check the backgrounds of prospective gun buyers, after the Air Force failed to report the criminal history of the gunman who slaughtered more than two dozen people at a Texas church.

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Georgia Tech coach on leave after alleged violation of NCAA rules

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Georgia Tech assistant men's basketball coach Darryl LaBarrie has been placed on paid administrative leave while the school investigates an alleged NCAA rules violation.

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Uber customers torn between scandals and service

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Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals.

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Roy Moore's communications director resigns

Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, greets supporters before his election party, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, greets supporters before his election party, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
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The communications director for controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore has resigned from his position on the campaign, senior campaign adviser Brett Doster tells CNN. 

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Fight over birthday cake led to deadly stabbing in Connecticut

Carlos Gonzalez Oliver was charged with murder after a stabbing in New Britain on Tuesday night. (New Britain Police Department) Carlos Gonzalez Oliver was charged with murder after a stabbing in New Britain on Tuesday night. (New Britain Police Department)
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A Connecticut man was found dead in an apartment Monday night following a fight over birthday cake.

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  • Sessions orders review of background check system for guns

    Sessions orders review of background check system for guns

    Thursday, November 23 2017 3:47 AM EST2017-11-23 08:47:21 GMT

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a far-ranging review of the FBI database containing information for use in background checks on prospective gun buyers.

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    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ordering a far-ranging review of the FBI database containing information for use in background checks on prospective gun buyers.

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  • Report: Rep. Joe Barton threatened ex-lover with police

    Report: Rep. Joe Barton threatened ex-lover with police

    Thursday, November 23 2017 12:07 AM EST2017-11-23 05:07:17 GMT
    (J. Scott Applewhite/The Associated Press) Rep. Michael Burgess (left), R-Texas, and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, walked to a meeting with fellow House Republicans earlier this month as work in Congress resumed after the August recess.(J. Scott Applewhite/The Associated Press) Rep. Michael Burgess (left), R-Texas, and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, walked to a meeting with fellow House Republicans earlier this month as work in Congress resumed after the August recess.

    U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly, according to a published report. 

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    U.S. Rep. Joe Barton told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed publicly, according to a published report. 

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  • Ex-staffer: Conyers 'harassed' and 'verbally abused' me repeatedly

    Ex-staffer: Conyers 'harassed' and 'verbally abused' me repeatedly

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:36 PM EST2017-11-23 04:36:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2014, file photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks at Wayne State University in Detroit. Democrats have been quick to support the “me too” chorus of women _ and some men _ who have stepped up to...(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File) FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2014, file photo, Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., speaks at Wayne State University in Detroit. Democrats have been quick to support the “me too” chorus of women _ and some men _ who have stepped up to...

    Former Capitol Hill staffer Melanie Sloan on Wednesday detailed her experiences working in the 1990s for Rep. John Conyers, whom she said had harassed and "verbally abused" her repeatedly. 

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    Former Capitol Hill staffer Melanie Sloan on Wednesday detailed her experiences working in the 1990s for Rep. John Conyers, whom she said had harassed and "verbally abused" her repeatedly. 

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    Trump Wall Update

    Trump Wall Update

    Friday, November 17 2017 12:42 PM EST2017-11-17 17:42:03 GMT
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    If you are supporter of the President Trump’s Border Wall here is something to give thanks for this Holiday Season, it may happen.  

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    If you are supporter of the President Trump’s Border Wall here is something to give thanks for this Holiday Season, it may happen.  

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    Moving Confederate Statues - A Distraction and A Waste

    Moving Confederate Statues - A Distraction and A Waste

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 12:15 PM EDT2017-10-25 16:15:46 GMT

    Last week, the commission established by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to explore what to do about the numerous monuments, markers and streets bearing Confederate names…held its first meeting.  Now what?

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    Last week, the commission established by Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to explore what to do about the numerous monuments, markers and streets bearing Confederate names…held its first meeting.  Now what?

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    Mixed Up World

    Mixed Up World

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-10-16 20:32:57 GMT
    Joyce OscarJoyce Oscar

    So, an audio tape emerges of Donald Trump making a sexist, nasty comment and he is chastised, reviled and deemed a sexual predator. 

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    So, an audio tape emerges of Donald Trump making a sexist, nasty comment and he is chastised, reviled and deemed a sexual predator. 

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