Giuliani Is a Target in Georgia’s Trump Election Inquiry, Lawyer Says

Rudolph W. Giuliani, as former President Donald J. Trump’s personal lawyer, spearheaded efforts to keep Mr. Trump in power.

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Will Asian American Voters Continue to Rally Behind Democrats?

The party confronts a mood of frustration among the rising electoral force that helped vault it to power. The campaign in Georgia will test that bond.

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Trump Hires #BillionDollarLawyer

As top allies of Donald J. Trump are called to testify in Atlanta, he hires a high-profile local attorney best known for representing rappers.

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Trump Hires ‘Billion Dollar Lawyer’

As top allies of Donald J. Trump are called to testify in Atlanta, he hires a high-profile local attorney best known for representing rappers.

#atlanta-ga, #findling-drew, #fulton-county-ga, #georgia, #trump-donald-j, #voter-fraud-election-fraud, #willis-fani-t

Giuliani Told to Come to Georgia by Train, Bus or Uber

A judge in Atlanta tentatively ordered Rudolph W. Giuliani to appear before a special grand jury investigating meddling in the 2020 election.

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On the Docket: Atlanta v. Trumpworld

Eighteen months into a criminal investigation of election interference by Donald J. Trump and his allies, a Georgia prosecutor is beginning to show the broad contours of her inquiry.

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The Dream of the Open Road Collides With the Reality of $5-a-Gallon Gas

Inflation at the diner. Sky-high prices at the pump. The view of the country from a 5,000-mile car journey is clear: It’s expensive out there.

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Stacey Abrams Fights Headwinds From Washington in Georgia Rematch

The Democrat is facing off for a second time against Brian Kemp, a Republican — but in a far-more-difficult political climate.

#abrams-stacey-y, #atlanta-ga, #cobb-county-ga, #democratic-party, #elections-governors, #georgia, #johns-creek-ga, #kemp-brian-p, #midterm-elections-2022, #republican-party

In Georgia, a G.O.P. Primary Tests the Power of a Trump Vendetta

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is fending off a challenger fueled by Donald J. Trump’s election lies. But do voters still care about 2020 as much as the former president does?

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Young Thug, Atlanta Rap Star, Is Arrested on Gang-Related Charges

He was indicted with about two dozen others, including some accused of murder and attempted armed robbery. The county’s district attorney has vowed to crack down on street gangs.

#atlanta-ga, #fulton-county-ga, #gangs, #rap-and-hip-hop, #williams-jeffery-lamar-young-thug

Cities Want to Return to Prepandemic Life. One Obstacle: Transit Crime.

Crime rates on trains and buses are up in some of the nation’s biggest cities, one more barrier for downtowns trying to rebound.

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Kemp and Perdue Debate, Looking Back at 2020 and Ahead to Abrams

Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia and his Republican primary opponent, former Senator David Perdue, bickered over the previous election — and over who would be more likely to defeat Stacey Abrams in November.

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South Braces for Second Wave of Storms After 2 Deaths

Nearly 14 million people across the region faced an enhanced risk of severe weather on Wednesday. Forecasters said the storms could produce tornadoes.

#alabama, #atlanta-ga, #birmingham-ala, #chattanooga-tenn, #deaths-fatalities, #georgia, #tennessee, #texas, #tornadoes, #weather, #wind

Local Election Officials in Georgia Oppose G.O.P. Election Bill

As Republicans rush to pass a second round of new voting and election rules, a bipartisan group of election officials is fighting back.

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In Georgia, a Campaign Fueled by Trump’s Revenge Sputters

The former president plans to rally Republicans on Saturday in an attempt to jump-start David Perdue’s campaign to unseat Gov. Brian Kemp.

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How Emily Nunn Turned Salad Into a Soapbox

Brash and funny, she uses her popular Substack newsletter, The Department of Salad, to hold forth about ageism, politics and, oh yes, leafy greens.

#atlanta-ga, #content-type-personal-profile, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #discrimination, #newsletters, #nunn-emily, #recipes, #salads, #substack-inc, #writing-and-writers

The Pillowy Magic of Milk Bread

Milk bread at its best is soft and almost sweet, with a wispy, ethereal texture.

#atlanta-ga, #bakeries-and-baked-products, #bread, #cho-kristina-author, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #maple-syrup-and-sugar, #south-korea

‘Black Panther’ Director Ryan Coogler Mistaken for Bank Robber

“We deeply regret that this incident occurred,” Bank of America said in a statement about the episode on Jan. 7. “It never should have happened, and we have apologized to Mr. Coogler.”

#atlanta-ga, #bank-of-america-corporation, #bank-robberies, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #black-panther-movie, #coogler-ryan, #marvel-entertainment

He Spent $57,000 in Covid Relief on a Pokémon Card. Now the U.S. Owns It.

The mint Charizard trading card will be auctioned off with other fraudulently obtained luxury items seized by the U.S. Marshals. Its former owner was sentenced to three years in prison.

#american-rescue-plan-2021, #atlanta-ga, #auctions, #collectors-and-collections, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #federal-aid-us, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #frauds-and-swindling, #georgia, #justice-department, #pokemon-fictional-characters, #small-business, #small-business-administration

Black Transgender Woman Awarded $1.5 Million After ‘Bogus’ Arrest

Ju’Zema Goldring, 29, was walking in Atlanta with her friends when police officers arrested her for jaywalking and claimed that there was cocaine inside her stress ball. They were wrong, a federal judge said.

#atlanta-ga, #compensation-for-damages-law, #fulton-county-ga, #georgia, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #transgender-and-transsexuals

Lemon Pepper Makes Everything Better — Especially Wings

Zesty, buttery lemon-pepper wings are Atlanta’s soul. But you can use the seasoning on just about anything.

#atlanta-ga, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #lemons, #recipes, #strip-clubs-and-strippers, #williams-lou-1986

When Axel Webber Was Rejected from Juilliard, TikTok Stepped In

The 22-year-old actor documented his audition process for the world to see and became a star along the way.

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Voting Rights Groups Skipping Biden’s Speech Over Inaction

Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor, also will not be there, but she cited a scheduling conflict.

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With Omicron, Teachers’ Unions Push for Remote Schooling, Worrying Democrats

Chicago teachers have voted to go remote. Other unions are agitating for change. For Democrats, who promised to keep schools open, the tensions are a distinctly unwelcome development.

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With Legislation Stalled, Biden Will Speak in Atlanta on Voting Rights

He will be joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, who is leading the administration’s push for voting access.

#atlanta-ga, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #harris-kamala-d, #law-and-legislation, #speeches-and-statements, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-rights-registration-and-requirements

‘It’s Chaos’ as Schools Confront Omicron

After an unrelenting spike in cases, a small but growing list of districts — including Newark, Atlanta, Milwaukee and Cleveland — moved temporarily to remote learning.

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How Much More Can the Restaurant Industry Take?

Restaurants were already clinging to life — and then Omicron hit.

#atlanta-ga, #bottoms-keisha-lance, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #kemp-brian-p, #restaurants, #tests-medical

The Secret to This Glazed Holiday Ham? Root Beer.

The sarsaparilla flavor lends the meat a woodsy mintiness, which sings when it’s paired with aromatics like bay leaves and shallots.

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Baby Tate Turns Afropunk Atlanta Hate into Positivity

The rapper was shamed for a revealing outfit at Afropunk Atlanta. But that’s not stopping her.

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What $500,000 Buys You in Georgia, the District of Columbia and Florida

A Craftsman bungalow in Atlanta, a two-bedrooom condominium in Washington and 1943 ranch house in Tampa.

#atlanta-ga, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #tampa-fla, #washington-dc

Andre Dickens Is Elected Mayor of Atlanta

Mr. Dickens and Felicia Moore had advanced to the runoff election by beating former Mayor Kasim Reed.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #bottoms-keisha-lance, #democratic-party, #dickens-andre, #elections-mayors, #moore-felicia-a, #reed-kasim

A Prosecutor’s Winning Strategy in the Ahmaud Arbery Case

The three men charged with killing Ahmaud Arbery were found guilty of murder. We explore how the prosecution secured this verdict from a mostly white jury.

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Revitalizing Black Neighborhoods by Preserving Their History

Developers are repurposing deteriorated structures in historically significant areas in an effort to incorporate spaces for the arts, affordable housing and small businesses under one roof.

#affordable-housing, #area-planning-and-renewal, #atlanta-ga, #black-people, #buildings-structures, #culture-arts, #historic-buildings-and-sites, #memphis-tenn, #oakland-calif, #real-estate-commercial, #restoration-and-renovation, #united-states

Gunfire at Atlanta Airport Was ‘Accidental Discharge,’ Officials Say

Gunfire at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Saturday was accidental, officials said, but it led to flight disruptions and a stampede of passengers.

#airport-security, #atlanta-ga, #gunfire, #hartsfield-jackson-atlanta-international-airport-atlanta-ga, #stampedes, #thanksgiving-day, #transportation-security-administration

‘Woke Left Mob’ Influenced Jury in Trial of Arbery Murder Suspects, Lawyer Says

The defense lawyer for one of three men accused of murdering Ahmaud Arbery unsuccessfully moved for a mistrial. Closing arguments are scheduled for Monday in Brunswick, Ga.

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Hindu Sect, BAPS, Accused of Using Forced Labor at Temples Across U.S.

BAPS, a prominent sect, faces accusations of exploiting low-caste laborers from India to run massive temples around the country.

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Felicia Moore, Andre Dickens Will Compete for Atlanta Mayor; Kasim Reed Falls Short

Two candidates, Felicia Moore and Andre Dickens, will compete in a runoff on Nov. 30.

#atlanta-ga, #elections-mayors, #moore-felicia-a, #reed-kasim

The Ahmaud Arbery Trial

He was chased and shot to death on a residential street. But will a jury rule that he was murdered?

#arbery-ahmaud-1994-2020, #atlanta-ga, #georgia, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

2 Officers Are Charged With Murdering Man Who Was Shot Nearly 60 Times

Jamarion Robinson was killed in 2016 by members of a fugitive task force when they tried to arrest him in Georgia. Investigators say that he opened fire on the officers.

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The Student Body Is Deaf and Diverse. The School’s Leadership Is Neither.

More than 30 years after a groundbreaking protest at Gallaudet University in Washington, questions about leadership at a school for the deaf in Atlanta have been further compounded by race.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-school-for-the-deaf, #black-people, #deafness, #disabilities, #discrimination, #gallaudet-university, #minorities, #special-education

As Rents Rise, So Do Pressures on People at Risk of Eviction

The end of the federal ban on evictions came amid soaring rents that make it harder for people to find new places to live.

#atlanta-ga, #cobb-county-ga, #evictions, #kc-tenants, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #renting-and-leasing-real-estate

Rappers Come Shop for Jewelry. Icebox Turns the Cameras On.

An Atlanta store where hip-hop’s big names buy diamond-encrusted watches and chains has become a social media phenomenon by capturing the safe spaces of the rich and flamboyant.

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Kasim Reed Focuses on Crime in Atlanta Mayoral Election

Kasim Reed, the former mayor whose administration was marked by corruption scandals, is running for another term, promising to restore public safety.

#atlanta-ga, #crime-and-criminals, #elections-mayors, #moore-felicia, #police-reform, #reed-kasim

Suspect in Atlanta Spa Killings Pleads Not Guilty to 4 Counts of Murder

Robert Aaron Long pleaded guilty in July to four other murder charges and will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

#atlanta-ga, #atlanta-spa-shootings-2021, #fulton-county-ga, #long-robert-aaron, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

For Transgender Youth, Stigma Is Just One Barrier to Health Care

Discrimination, delays and systemic hurdles prevent young trans people from reaching the care they need, a new study finds.

#atlanta-ga, #children-and-childhood, #discrimination, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #jama-pediatrics-journal, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

Transgender Youth Face Multiple Barriers to Health Care, Study Finds

Discrimination, delays and systemic hurdles prevent young trans people from reaching the care they need, a new study finds.

#atlanta-ga, #children-and-childhood, #discrimination, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #jama-pediatrics-journal, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

TS Madison Steals the Spotlight

Her role in the summer movie “Zola” was brief, but getting there was years in the making.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #harris-jeremy-o, #vine-labs-inc, #zola-movie

‘Hamilton’ Cancels Atlanta Performance Over Covid Concerns

After some members of a touring company tested positive for the coronavirus, Wednesday night’s show did not go on.

#atlanta-ga, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fox-theater-altanta, #hamilton-play, #theater

Ole Miss Coach Lane Kiffin Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The coach and his staff and players have all been vaccinated. He said he has had only mild symptoms.

#atlanta-ga, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #football-college, #kiffin-lane, #mississippi, #university-of-mississippi, #vaccination-and-immunization

Signature Moves With Sean Bankhead

The choreographer behind many of the biggest music videos of the year is a pop star’s secret weapon.

#atlanta-ga, #bankhead-sean, #dancing, #fifth-harmony-music-group, #los-angeles-calif, #music, #pop-and-rock-music, #tiktok-bytedance