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  1. Global warming could steal postcard-perfect weather daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | CBS News

    Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather. On average, Earth will have 10 fewer days of mild and mostly dry weather by the end of the century, the researchers estimate.


  2. School tweets hilarious responses to students hoping for a snow dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | CBS News

    It's not often that students in the Atlanta area get a snow day. So, Thursday night, as the prospect of a winter storm loomed over the southeast United States, students in Cherokee County, Georgia took to Twitter in anticipation of the news.


  3. Atlanta attorney charged in exec wife's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 21 | CBS News

    A well-known Atlanta attorney has been charged in the shooting death of his business executive wife in a case that drew widespread public interest. Claud "Tex" McIver faces a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter and a misdemeanor charge of reckless conduct and was expected to turn himself in Wednesday, Atlanta police spokesman Donald Hannah said.


  4. College football's 2016 playoff teams announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | CBS News

    Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban wears a hat backwards after the SEC Championship college football game against the Florida Gators at Georgia Dome on Dec. 3, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia. The selection committee stayed with the same top four Sunday as it had going into championship weekend, leaving out No.


  5. Public to vote on names of Atlanta zoo's twin pandasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | CBS News

    The 11-week-old twins will be named on their 100th day of life, which falls on Dec. 12, in accordance with Chinese tradition, the zoo said in a news release Monday. Panda fans can go to Zoo Atlanta's website to vote on seven sets of names starting on Monday.


  6. Trapped: Deaths inside freezers can be prevented, but how?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | CBS News

    Trapped in a walk-in hotel freezer with subzero temperatures, Carolyn Robinson Mangham knocked so desperately on the door that the skin on her knuckles had worn away, her husband said in a lawsuit. When the door finally opened 13 hours later, the coroner said, the 61-year-old kitchen worker was lying on the metal floor, wearing her black shoes and pants, a white cook's shirt and a black apron.


  7. Shaq buys Atlanta Krispy Kreme store, signs partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | CBS News

    Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal announced on Monday that he is the proud new owner of a Krispy Kreme store. O'Neal tweeted, "Ur favorite doughnut just got even HOTTER, baby I've joined the @krispykreme family! #krispykreme #shaq #shaqalicious.


  8. Beloved panda Bao Bao to go bye-byeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | CBS News

    Atlanta's zoo announced Thursday that its 3-year-old giant panda twins will leave the zoo Nov. 3. And the National Zoo in Washington said it will be saying bye-bye to panda cub Bao Bao in 2017. The zoo didn't give a date but said the cub will move to China within the first few months of the new year.


  9. Friend: Man afraid of protests accidentally shot wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | CBS News

    A friend of a Georgia woman who was shot and killed on Sept. 25 said the woman's husband had placed the gun in his lap as they drove through Atlanta, because they feared Black Lives Matter protests, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.


  10. Twin pandas born at Zoo AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2016 | CBS News

    Giant panda Lun Lun gave birth to twins at the Zoo Atlanta on Saturday. They are the first giant pandas to be born in the U.S. this year.


  11. 9/2: Hurricane Hermine hits the Sunshine State; Lost gold medal sparks unlikely friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | CBS News

    The unofficial end of summer was ushered in by Hurricane Hermine; two good friends -- 46-year-old Joe Jacobi and 6-year-old Chloe Smith -- got together for a paddle down the Chattahoochee River near Atlanta.


  12. Lost gold medal sparks unlikely friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | CBS News

    Two good friends -- 46-year-old Joe Jacobi and 6-year-old Chloe Smith -- got together for a paddle down the Chattahoochee River near Atlanta.


  13. Forging a gold medal-worthy friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | CBS News

    This week, two good friends -- 46-year-old Joe Jacobi and 7-year-old Chloe Smith -- got together for a little paddle down the Chattahoochee River near Atlanta. Anyone watching had to wonder -- what brought these two together? It all began a couple months earlier on dry land.


  14. Judge issues ruling in gun rights advocate's suit against gardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2013 | CBS News

    A judge has ruled that the Atlanta Botanical Garden has the right to bar its visitors from bringing in firearms, even though the garden operates on public property. News outlets report that Fulton County Judge Gail Tusan ruled Thursday that despite the public ownership of the land, the botanical garden is a private entity and may lawfully prohibit guns.


  15. Lochte teammate apologizes, shares his side of Rio incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | CBS News

    In a statement posted on the University of Georgia's athletics website, Bentz offered a "sincere apology" to the United States Olympic Committee, USA Swimming, his teammates, and the University of Georgia for an early-morning incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station that has snowballed into an international embarrassment for the U.S. swimming team. , as Lochte told the press, and that the intoxicated athletes instead vandalized a gas station bathroom and were questioned by guards before they paid for the damage and left.


  16. New LGBTQ school joins battle for transgender rights in AmericaRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | CBS News

    Josh Farabee's 14th birthday fell on the same day as his first day at a brand new school. For him it was a double celebration.


  17. Cops: Dad drank before twin toddlers' hot car deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | CBS News

    Police say a father charged with manslaughter Friday in the deaths of his 15-month-old twin girls had been drinking before he left them in a hot car in 90-degree temperatures. Witnesses heard screams and saw Asa North running as he carried the toddlers from the parking lot in front of their home to an inflatable pool out back.


  18. Thousands march against police violence across U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | CBS News

    Marchers brought traffic to a standstill downtown after gathering at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights near Centennial Olympic Park. Drivers in cars honked their horns as protesters holding signs and chanting "Hands up, don't shoot" streamed beside them.


  19. Bangladesh still denies ISIS role in Dhaka hostage horrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | CBS News

    Security officials searched on Sunday for evidence and the possible masterminds of the weekend hostage-taking in an upscale restaurant in Bangladesh's capital . The government has denied the claim of responsibility by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria for the attack that left 28 dead, including six attackers and 20 of the hostages.


  20. 3 students at U.S. colleges among Bangladesh victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | CBS News

    Three students studying at colleges in the United States were among the 20 hostages killed in a terror attack in Bangladesh , school officials said Saturday. The White House confirmed Saturday that a U.S. citizen was among the hostages killed, but did not release any further identification.


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