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A man views flowers and memorials at a roadside memorial at the site of the auto crash that took the life of actor Paul Walker and another man, in Valencia, Calif., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

‘Fast & Furious 7′ delayed after Walker’s death

Production on “Fast & Furious 7″ is on hold following the death of star Paul Walker. Shooting on the film had been scheduled to resume this week in Atlanta but was canceled Monday and Tuesday. […]

12/03/2013

This undated handout photo provided by the Shepherd Center shows Jason DiSanto, left, receiving a tongue piercing at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction. The Tongue Drive System was developed at Georgia Tech and tested at Shepherd Center in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Georgia Tech, Gary Meek)

Tongue pierce lets the paralyzed drive wheelchairs

WASHINGTON (AP) – An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Key to this wireless system: Users get their tongue pierced with a magnetic stud […]

11/27/2013

In this April 1, 2013 file photo, fans watch from the outfield as Atlanta Braves' Jason Heyward swings at a pitch in the first inning of an opening day baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Braves planning new suburban stadium in 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — Turner Field had a signature event right at the start — a trembling Muhammad Ali emerging from the shadows to ignite the flame that opened the 1996 Summer Olympics. In the years […]

11/11/2013

Georgia Sen. Jason Carter, D-Decatur, talks to members of the media after filing his formal candidacy papers to run for governor at the State Ethics Commission Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jason Getz)

Jason Carter to run for Ga. governor

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has been a solidly Republican state for much of the past decade and there has been little good news for Democrats until now, with Jason Carter launching a bid for governor […]

11/07/2013

This photo provided by the Gwinnett County Police Dept. shows Tiffany Moss, charged with felony murder, cruelty to children in the first degree, and concealing a body. The father and stepmother of a 10-year-old girl whose body was found in a trash can at a metro Atlanta apartment complex have been charged with murder. (AP Photo/Gwinnett County Police Dept.)

Girl found in trash bin had tried to run away

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A 10-year-old girl whose malnourished body was found in a suburban Atlanta trash bin had tried to run away from home and showed up at school with bruises and welts on […]

11/04/2013

6-year-old boy hospitalized after eating Halloween candy

HUNTINGTON BEACH (CNS) – Authorities today were analyzing the candy that a 6-year-old boy collected while trick-or-treating in Huntington Beach on Halloween to see if it was the source of methamphetamine ingestion that landed the […]

11/04/2013

American Idol XIII judges, from left, Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez and Harry Connick Jr. (AP Photo/FOX, Michael Becker)

‘Idol’ judges have glowing reviews for each other

ATLANTA (AP) — Well, one thing about season 13 of “American Idol” is that unlike last season, the judges seem to be getting along. At an audition stop in Atlanta Wednesday, Jennifer Lopez said she’s […]

10/30/2013

A United Parcel Service driver unloads packages from a truck and arranges them for delivery. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

UPS sees busier, intense holiday shopping season

  ATLANTA (AP) — UPS expects this holiday season to be busier than last, thanks to the growing popularity of online shopping. And more intense, thanks to the calendar. The world’s biggest package delivery company […]

10/25/2013

A flu shot being administered. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Study: High-dose flu shot better protects seniors

ATLANTA (AP) — A long-awaited study shows that a high-dose flu vaccine for seniors works better than the standard shot. Standard flu vaccines are only about 30 to 40 percent effective in people 65 and […]

10/23/2013

Gregg Allman performs at Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 at Madison Square Garden, in New York on April 13, 2013. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, file)

Stars to hold tribute concert for Gregg Allman

ATLANTA (AP) — The Allman Brothers, Sam Moore, Taj Mahal, Warren Haynes, Eric Church and several others have signed on to pay tribute in concert to Gregg Allman early next year. “All My Friends: Celebrating […]

10/23/2013

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