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US: Biden, Harris visit Atlanta after spa attacks targeting Asian-Americans
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are visiting Atlanta following the attack targeting Asian-Americans. The leaders are expected to tout hate crime legislation during the visit.
US: Suspect charged with 8 murders in Atlanta
The shooter was charged with eight murders after he launched attack on spas in Atlanta, targeting victims of mostly Asian descent. He has denied being racially motivated, and claimed to have a "sex addiction."
US: At least 8 killed in shootings at Atlanta-area massage parlors
Six of the victims were Asian, the authorities said, raising fears that there may have been a racial motivation to the crimes.
US presidents pay respects to civil rights pioneer John Lewis
2 Aug 2020
The late US civil rights leader John Lewis has been honored by three former presidents in a funeral ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia. Barack Obama gave a eulogy in which he condemned the use of troops against protesters.
When are German police allowed to use guns?
17 Jun 2020
The latest deadly police shooting in Atlanta sparked a widespread debate internationally over the use of force by police. DW takes a look at the rules in Germany and when it is and isn't ok for officers to open fire.
Atlanta: Protests erupt, heads roll after police killing of black man
15 Jun 2020
A police officer in the southern US city of Atlanta has been fired after the killing of a 27-year-old black man attempting to flee arrest. The mayor said she did not believe the use of deadly force was "justified."
Companies bet on celebs, empowering messages in Super Bowl commercials
3 Feb 2019
When the New England Patriots face off with the Los Angeles Rams in Atlanta this Sunday, many viewers at home will tune into Super Bowl 53 looking for commercials
Barrage of gun shots interrupts reporter's live shot
13 Apr 2018
Dozens of gun shots can be heard going off during a reporter's morning live shot in Atlanta.
Trump takes the field for the national anthem
10 Jan 2018
After ramping up tensions over the US national anthem in sports, Trump paid a visit to the college football championship in Atlanta. Although he sang some of the anthems, critics questioned whether he knew all the words.
Alleged victim's mother to R Kelly: 'Release her'
18 Jul 2017
An Atlanta family accuses R&B Singer R. Kelly of 'brainwashing' their 21-year-old daughter and keeping her captive after allegations surfaced that the Grammy-award winning singer is keeping a household of young women in a 'cult' atmosphere.
Trump rallies NRA 'friends' on eve of 100-day milestone
29 Apr 2017
Ninety-nine days into office President Donald Trump jets into Atlanta, Georgia, to address the National Rifle Association, earning a triumphant welcome from the hugely powerful US gun lobby.
Protest in Atlanta over Charlotte shooting
24 Sep 2016
Hundreds of protesters take to the streets of Atlanta, Georgia to protest the fatal police shooting of a black man in Charlotte, North Carolina earlier in the week.