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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Pizza giant Papa John's said Atlanta will provide better air access for growing the company and access to a bigger, more diverse talent pool.
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BS News' Mark Strassmann reports from Atlanta on the ongoing impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and wildfires out west.
Credit: CBS News - Published 5 days ago

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank is coming out with a new memoir called "Good Company," serving as a guide to business and life from a man who has spent over..
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Two pit bulls allegedly belonging to NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas attacked a woman and her pet dog this week causing major injuries ... and now officials..
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Killed by an Atlanta police officer just weeks after George Floyd’s death touched off nationwide protests, Mr. Brooks became a potent symbol.
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This week on "The Takeout," CBS News' Major Garrett heads to Atlanta ahead of the Super Bowl to interview some football legends and political figures, including..
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Major Garrett and "The Takeout" podcast travel to Atlanta for Super Bowl media week. Guests include James Brown of CBS Sports, former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young,..
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