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 2021-04-16 21:31 

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Raul Castro, long a sidekick, finally the face of his nation...

For most of his life, Raul Castro played second-string to his brother Fidel — first as a guerrilla commander, later as a senior figure in their socialist government....

 2021-04-16 21:31 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

US likely to up Afghanistan force to ensure safe drawdown...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will likely increase its troop presence in Afghanistan temporarily over the coming weeks and months in order to fulfill President Joe Biden's order to safely withdraw all forces from the country by Sept. 11, the Pentag...

 2021-04-16 21:31 

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US likely to up Afghanistan force to ensure safe drawdown...

The Pentagon says the U.S. will likely increase its troops presence in Afghanistan temporarily over the coming weeks and months in order to fulfill President Joe Biden's order to safely withdraw all forces from the country by Sept. 11....

 2021-04-16 21:30 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Investigators: 3 Savannah house fires are linked to arsons...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Three houses that burned in Savannah earlier this month are believed to have been set on fire by burglars....

 2021-04-16 21:29 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jeffree Star hospitalized after Wyoming car crash...

YouTube personality, businessman and musician Jeffree Star was hospitalized after a car crash in Wyoming....

 2021-04-16 21:28 

News4Jax WJXT

What to expect in closings for ex-cop's trial in Floyd death...

The closing arguments in Derek Chauvin's trial in George Floyd's death are likely to echo now-familiar themes during three weeks of testimony....

 2021-04-16 21:27 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

4-star receiver Janiran Bonner commits to Georgia Tech...

Georgia Tech's efforts to recruit the top players in the state were rewarded significantly Friday....

 2021-04-16 21:27 

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New era in EWC football begins with new coach Toriano Morgan...

A new era in Edward Waters football is on the way....

 2021-04-16 21:20 

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Florida House set to vote on partial repeal of massive toll road expansion...

A plan to nix the massive toll road expansion known as M-CORES is finally moving in the Florida House....

 2021-04-16 21:17 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

BCSO looking for man not heard from since August 2020...

BIBB COUNTY, Ga. -- Bibb County deputies are searching for a 46-year-old missing man whose last known location was in Macon last year. According to a missing person report, it states that Walter Wilson Akers has not made contact with a family member since...

 2021-04-16 21:16 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Retired Ohio sheriff, tiny K-9 partner die same day...

The Ohio county sheriff and his tiny police dog were inseparable, their lives unwaveringly intertwined. It thus seems fitting that retired Geauga County Sheriff Dan McClelland, 67, and his crime-fighting partner Midge, 16, would both die on Wednesday &mda...

 2021-04-16 21:15 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Jeffree Star hospitalized after Wyoming car crash...

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — YouTube personality, businessman and musician Jeffree Star was hospitalized after a car crash in Wyoming....

 2021-04-16 21:15 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Opinion: Improving safety on D.L. Hollowell Parkway corridor...

In recent years, Donald Lee Hollowell (D.L. Hollowell) Parkway in Fulton County in Atlanta has become the focus of much attention regarding safety along the highly congested and heavily trafficked corridor. I would like to take the opportunity to update t...

 2021-04-16 21:14 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Roswell day care seeks name change while under investigation...

The owner of the Roswell day care under investigation for alleged preferential treatment of white children over Black children has applied for a name change to the business.The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning is investigating operation pract...

 2021-04-16 21:14 

11alive.com

COVID variant first observed in UK now dominant in Georgia...

It accounts for about half of the variants recorded in the state in March, according to CDC data....

 2021-04-16 21:13 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Department of Defense will re-allocate Moderna doses to overseas bases following Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause...

The Department of Defense Covid-19 task force plans to re-allocate doses of the Moderna vaccine to overseas US military bases to make up for Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses that were supposed to be shipped to foreign bases but have since been paused....

 2021-04-16 21:12 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Marjorie Taylor Greene's controversies fueled huge fundraising haul...

Georgia U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene raised $3.2 million in the first quarter of 2021 after her national profile grew when Democrats punished her for past racist and caustic remarks....

 2021-04-16 21:11 

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Video: Chicago boy wasn't holding gun when shot by officer...

Disturbing bodycam video shows a 13-year-old boy appearing to drop a handgun and begin raising his hands less than a second before a Chicago police officer shoots and kills him....

 2021-04-16 21:11 

TreeHugger

Artist's Hybrid Sculptures Merge Reclaimed Industrial By-Products With Plant Life...

These distinctive artworks ask us to reconsider the distinction between industry and regeneration, resilience and fragility....

 2021-04-16 21:11 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

After outcry, WH says Biden will lift refugee cap in May...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing swift blowback from allies and aid groups, the White House on Friday said President Joe Biden plans to lift in the next month his predecessor's historically low cap on refugees, after initially moving only to expand the ...

 2021-04-16 21:10 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Heavy, wet snow shows another side of spring in New England...

BOSTON (AP) — New Englanders who had enjoyed an early spring were brought back to a cold, blustery reality Friday with a storm packing powerful wind gusts, lashing rain and heavy, wet snow....

 2021-04-16 21:10 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Students lead US push for fuller Black history education...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Ebele Azikiwe was in the sixth grade last year when February came and it was time to learn about Black history again. She was, by then, familiar with the curriculum: Rosa Parks, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and a discussion o...

 2021-04-16 21:06 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Murder suspect wanted after man found dead on I-20: GBI...

GREENE COUNTY, Ga. -- The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking for a murder suspect they say killed a man in a road rage incident. The GBI said arrest warrants have been secured for 20-year-old Deron Demond Bell, of Norcross. Multiple agencies, incl...

 2021-04-16 21:05 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

NASCAR, motorsports approach to virus vaccine varies greatly...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Bubba Wallace says get the shot, like he did....

 2021-04-16 21:05 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Latest: Decreasing demand for vaccines in Kansas...

MISSION, Kan. — Some Kansas counties are rejecting new COVID-19 vaccine shipments or reducing their orders because of decreased demand for the drugs, worrying health officials who say mass vaccinations are the only path to a return to normalcy....

 2021-04-16 21:05 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

After outcry, WH says Biden will lift refugee cap in May...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday that President Joe Biden is expected to increase the refugee cap for the remainder of this fiscal year by May 15....

 2021-04-16 21:05 

News4Jax WJXT

NASCAR, motorsports approach to virus vaccine varies greatly...

Across auto racing in the U.S., approaches vary among the drivers when it comes to vaccination against the coronavirus....

 2021-04-16 21:04 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Baseball embraces the replay review; some Braves fans may disagree...

Last Sunday on a national cable broadcast from Atlanta, Philadelphia baserunner Alec Bohm slid in the general vicinity of home in the ninth inning with what proved to be the deciding run of a 7-6 Braves loss....

 2021-04-16 21:03 

Rare.us

The Pentagon Confirms Video of Mysterious UFO Sighting...
 2021-04-16 21:00 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Japan's leader urges strong alliance in visit to White House...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling democracy the foundation for global prosperity, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga met with President Joe Biden at the White House on Friday in a bid to underscore the two countries' alliance as a counter to an auto...

 2021-04-16 20:55 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

UN agrees to deploy cease-fire monitors in Libya...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International monitors will watch over a nearly six-month-old cease-fire agreement in Libya, the U.N. Security Council decided in a vote announced Friday, as the country heads toward December elections after a decade of fightin...

 2021-04-16 20:53 

WAGA

[ FOX 5 Atlanta ]

More than 250,000 Georgians vaccinated at state's mass vaccination sites...

More than 250,000 Georgians have been vaccinated at the state's eight mass vaccination sites, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency said Friday....

 2021-04-16 20:53 

11alive.com

Home Depot helps out with 10-week cleanup effort in Coweta County following tornado...

Three weeks ago, an EF-4 tornado ripped through parts of the city....

 2021-04-16 20:51 

News4Jax WJXT

UN agrees to deploy cease-fire monitors in Libya...

The U.N. Security Council has agreed to deploy international monitors to watch over a nearly six-month-old cease-fire agreement in Libya....

 2021-04-16 20:50 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

S&P 500 hits another record, marks 4th weekly gain in a row...

Stocks continued to march higher on Wall Street Friday, giving the S&P 500 its latest record high and its fourth straight weekly gain. The benchmark index rose 0.4%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also closed at an all-time high. Higher bond yields help...

 2021-04-16 20:49 

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Jacksonville couple says SUV was attacked by group on minibikes...

You might have seen them: Hundreds of motorcyclists cruising through Jacksonville last weekend. It was supposed to be an enjoyable event for bikers, but one couple says it wasn't all fun and games....

 2021-04-16 20:48 

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EXPLAINER: What Chicago boy's death says about foot pursuits...

A grim video of a Chicago police officer fatally shooting a 13-year-old boy puts a spotlight on the policies that govern foot chases....

 2021-04-16 20:45 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Column: The Tokyo Olympics will go on, but in name only...

In 1964, less than two decades removed from World War II, Japan used the Summer Olympics to showcase its astonishing recovery from a horrific defeat....

 2021-04-16 20:45 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Latest: Sharks to welcome back fans on limited basis...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:...

 2021-04-16 20:44 

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'Godzilla' shark discovered in New Mexico gets formal name...

Paleontologists say they have given a more formal name to the ancient shark fossil dubbed "Godzilla Shark" after it was discovered in New Mexico in 2013....

 2021-04-16 20:43 

Rare.us

Reese Witherspoon's Daughter is the Spitting Image of the Actress...

Believe it or not, actress Reese Witherspoon has a seriously gorgeous family. (Crazy, right?)...

 2021-04-16 20:42 

TreeHugger

Learn the Secrets Behind Superzero's Popular Shampoo Bars...

Superzero's co-founder Conny Wittke explains why its zero-waste, plastic-free shampoo bars stand out in the sustainable beauty industry....

 2021-04-16 20:41 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Hawks will reach vaccination threshold to relax restrictions next month...

Thirteen Hawks players who received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in mid-March (those who were eligible at the time, before Georgia expanded eligibility to anyone over 16 beginning March 25) received their second dose Thursday, the AJC has learne...

 2021-04-16 20:41 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Keep your COVID-19 vaccine card safe in a stylish sleeve...

Why not give your vaccination records some pizzazz?...

 2021-04-16 20:40 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Vartan Gregorian, longtime president of Carnegie Corp., dies...

NEW YORK (AP) — Vartan Gregorian, the noted scholar and philanthropic leader who led the Carnegie Corporation of New York since 1997, died Thursday after being hospitalized for stomach pain. He was 87....

 2021-04-16 20:39 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Florida passes bill to crack down on riots, but critics warn it threatens peaceful protest...

The Florida legislature passed legislation that its backers say aims to crack down on riots and property damage, but the bill's opponents argue it will have a chilling effect on peaceful protests and is a threat to free speech....

 2021-04-16 20:39 

WJCL

[ Savannah ]

Fidel Castro's brother resigning, bringing an end to pair's reign on Cuba...

Ral Castro, 89, is resigning....

 2021-04-16 20:38 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

8Arm announces new chef, menu changes and more dining news from the week...

Openings, closings and changes from restaurants around metro Atlanta for the past week....

 2021-04-16 20:38 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Can you tell when you're dehydrated? 3 early signs you should know...

Dehydration can sneak up on you, but if you pay attention to a few early signs, you can make sure to hydrate before it becomes severe....

 2021-04-16 20:37 

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ohio man reportedly arrested in Times Square station with rifle, ammo...

An Ohio man has been arrested after being found with an unloaded semiautomatic rifle, ammunition and a gas mask in a bag, law enforcement officials told News 4 in New York on Friday....

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