Georgia (U.S. state)

State in the southeastern United States

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern Region of the United States. Georgia is the 24th-largest in area and 8th most populous of the 50 United States. Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. Its 2019 estimated population was 10,617,423, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Atlanta, a "beta(+)" global city, is both the state's capital and its largest city. The Atlanta metropolitan area, with an estimated population of more than 6 million people in 2019, is the 9th most populous metropolitan area in the United States and contains about 57% of Georgia's entire population.

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Cherokee County schools reopened on August 3, but now one high school is closed and hundreds of students have to quarantine for two weeks.
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The ACLU seeks Georgia school district information about student discipline over photos posted on the internet that show crowded school hallways amid virus..
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Representative Omar faces a tough re-election fight in Minnesota, a Republican QAnon supporter is vying for the House in Georgia and several states face fresh..
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Hannah Watters, a sophomore at North Paulding High School in Georgia, said the school "used us as guinea pigs."
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A shooting involving two Georgia police officers and children is under investigation. Five children, ages 16, 15, 14, 12 and 9, were in a vehicle alone when a..
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Six students and 3 staff members from North Paulding High School in Dallas, Georgia, have tested positive for COVID-19.
 
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The Georgia school seen in a viral photo last week of students crowded in a hallway confirms classes are suspended at least until Wednesday, after six students..
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The school will be closed to in-person learning Monday and Tuesday; extracurricular activities will also be canceled.
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The US smashed through another historic barrier by surpassing 5 million reported cases of COVID-19 Sunday — about 25% cases reported worldwide.
 
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After one week of school, more than 250 students at staff in Cherokee County, Georgia, must quarantine due to potential exposure to COVID-19.
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Over a dozen students and teachers from the district have tested positive since school began on Monday.
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More than 338,000 children tested positive for the coronavirus as of the end of July, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Nearly 100,000 of those..
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The man, Milton Ayimadu, allegedly hoarded 200,000 face masks and sold them for double what he paid, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
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North Paulding High School in Georgia is facing national criticism over the viral photo.
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Hannah Watters was suspended from North Paulding High School in Georgia over a photo she shared showing crowded hallways and maskless students.
 
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The boy, who had no underlying conditions, is the youngest confirmed coronavirus death in the state.
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From 1882 to 1933 a total of 94 people were lynched in the Georgia and South Carolina counties along the Savannah River.
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This back-to-school pic didn't just alarm parents worried about their kids and coronavirus ... it also got at least 2 teenagers suspended. Georgia's North..
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Clemson will start the 2020 college football season at No. 1 in the Amway Coaches Poll, ahead of Ohio State, Alabama, Georgia and LSU.
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Some families are opting to enroll their students in remote learning programs this fall, as the coronavirus continues to cause upheaval in school systems around..
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A Georgia school's reopening may very well be exhibit A on the lack of COVID-19 safety precautions in place for students ... just look at this hallway, which..
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Benzino allegedly flew into a jealous rage and took his anger out on his baby mama, Althea Eaton's new man and his truck ... which led to his arrest. The..
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A new CBS News battleground tracker poll shows Biden with an edge in North Carolina and a tight race in Georgia. CBS News elections and surveys director Anthony..
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The New York and California attorneys general, along with the Federal Trade Commission, plan to investigate..
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Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. Now, on top of the usual worries about youngsters adjusting to..
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The county had more than 17,780 confirmed coronavirus cases as of Sunday, with at least 240 deaths.
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The day after Gwinnett County Public School teachers started in-person pre-planning for the school year, 260 cannot work due to coronavirus.
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Justin Hunter,17, lost his father on July 26 and his mother on July 30. He said they "were a regular family just trying to stay safe."
 
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Before this tech-lovin' tot was starring in original Disney channel movies, she was just another kid playing on the computer growing up in Augusta, Georgia. This..
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Cobb County, Georgia has recently transformed: from a once reliably Republican suburb to a place where more Black women are demonstrating their political power...
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CBS News' Elections and Surveys Director Anthony Salvanto breaks down the latest numbers out of the CBS News Battleground Tracker poll
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Concern about President Trump's handling of coronavirus pandemic is continuing to take a political toll on him.
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