A man suspected of starting a fire on March 30 that caused about 180 feet of Atlanta’s Interstate 85 bridge to collapse during rush hour made his first appearance in court on Saturday.
By Kamala Kelkar
The Democratic National Committee is meeting in Atlanta and on the agenda is the election of a new chairman to lead the party in the era of Republican President Donald Trump.
By Associated Press
The epicenter of the AIDS epidemic in America is Atlanta and the southeast, and among the hardest hit populations are gay and bisexual black men. According to the CDC, half of them will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetimes…
By PBS NewsHour
With little fanfare, UnitedHealthcare launched an independent subsidiary in January that offers unlimited free doctor visits and 24/7 access by phone. Every member gets a personal health coach. Mental health counseling is also provided, as are yoga and cooking classes,…
By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
By Ivette Feliciano
In South Atlanta's Lakewood Heights community, where crime rates are high and many homes sit dilapidated and abandoned, the poverty rate hovers around 30 percent. The area is one of many that suffers from concentrated poverty.
By PBS NewsHour
Across America, more and more Americans are living in what's known as "concentrated poverty," which can perpetuate the cycle of poverty for generations. The City of Atlanta has long struggled to find solutions for its areas of concentrated poverty. But…
Eleven former Atlanta educators were found guilty on Wednesday for their roles in a public schools cheating scandal to inflate students’ scores on standardized tests. The racketeering charges are a felony that could put them in prison for decades.
Two passenger planes were safely escorted by fighter jets to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International airport Saturday afternoon, following bomb threats posted online.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration suspended a program on Saturday that allows its safety inspectors to skip security checkpoints while on the job, following the arrest of an FAA agent earlier in the week who was caught allegedly carrying a…
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