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Hostage standoff ends in Atlanta suburb

A hostage standoff at a suburban Atlanta apartment complex ended on Tuesday morning without injury, police said. Full story

Coca-Cola declares regular quarterly dividend

The Coca-Cola Co., the world's largest drink maker, on Thursday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 47 cents, payable on July 1 to shareholders of record as of June 15. Full story

The road to Big D begins

The NFC field appears loaded this year, with a pair of 10-6 clubs (Bucs, Giants) sitting out the postseason while two very dangerous wild-card teams (Saints, Packers) are poised to win on the road. The top two seeds, Atlanta and Chicago, combined for a 24-8 mark and have byes this weekend. Full story

Coca-Cola memorabilia sale is the real thing

In the world of Coca-Cola memorabilia, the Schmidt family's collection is like the Smithsonian. Now, they are ready to move on and have decided to auction 80,000 items piecemeal, beginning in mid-September. Full story

Ex-Atlanta bank executive sentenced to 5 years

The moment Jeffrey Levine got a call from federal prosecutors telling him he was the target of an investigation of suspected fraud at his Atlanta-based bank, he says he knew there was no use fighting. He told prosecutors not to bother with a trial, cooperated with investigators and pleaded guilty to Full story

Some Ga. businesses fear impact of immigration law

Some Georgia business owners and farmers say they could have a harder time finding workers because of a bill passed by lawmakers to crack down on illegal immigration — among the toughest in the nation. Full story

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Delta raises fares by $10 on many U.S. routes

Reuters: UPDATE 1-Citi plans to add 200 new U.S. branches

Reuters: Citi plans to add 200 new U.S. branches -- report

Citi plans to add 200 new U.S. branches

Ex-Camp Lejeune schools worker sues over water

Denmark scientist accused of stealing autism research money

Gingrich calls Obama's tax plan a job-killer

Carter: Trip to NKorea to focus on nuclear weapons


  Hero rescues drunk man from deadly third rail

Amateur video shows Jeremy Clifton pulling a man onto the platform after he fell onto train tracks in Atlanta. Alex Witt reports.

  Prosecuting a modern-day slave trader

A federal judge in Atlanta on March 24 sentenced Amador Cortes-Meza to 40 years in prison for running a human trafficking network. He was accused of smuggling girls as young as 14 into the United States from Mexico, then forcing them to work as prostitutes.  NBC News Investigations spoke with the in

  The state of black America

Mayor Kasim Reed of Atlanta, Georgia talks about the jobless report, which shows a widening division between white and black unemployment.

  Tackling unemployment in Atlanta

Mayor Kasim Reed talks about his program he launched to create 150,000 new jobs and get the people of his city back to work.

  Toddler becomes locked in bank vault

A toddler in Atlanta, Georgia, wandered into a bank vault and became trapped after the door shut. It took a locksmith four hours to open the safe.

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