Wed., December 4, 2013 12:15pm
BuzzFeed's digital traffic is stratospheric, driven largely by animated GIFs and lists, like the 10 most life-affirming dog rescue stories. But the social media outfit is in the process of building up a team of journalists to offer original news reporting, raising questions of just what it intends to be.
Thu., December 5, 2013 11:00am
Calculating the cost to taxpayers, a new study released Thursday says Georgia could see a net loss of $2.9 billion in the year 2022 if it continues to reject Medicaid expansion. That’s because Georgia taxpayers would be paying for expansion of Medicaid in other states, while not getting anything in return, said the Commonwealth Fund study. Additional federal funds go to states that expand Medicaid.
Mon., December 9, 2013 4:00am
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Sat., December 7, 2013 8:00pm
Duke University is known for its basketball. But this year, Duke's fans are cheering for their football team, which has won the most games in its history. Lead by the national coach of the year, the Blue Devils are headed the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
Wed., December 4, 2013 2:00pm
Despite naysayers, Todd Mills stuck to his guns and eventually saw a hard-shell taco splattered with neon-orange cheese dust become a staple in the country's fast-food scene.
Fri., December 6, 2013 4:11pm
In June of that 1990, Mandela visited Atlanta as part of an eight city tour of America. During his visit, he laid a wreath at the Martin Luther King Jr., Center, met with members of the King family, and spoke at Georgia Tech. Three years later, he came back to Atlanta. Mandela was president of the African National Congress, and spent three days in Atlanta urging residents to help the ANC compete in South Africa’s first multicultural election. Here's a look back at Mandela's visits to the city of Atlanta.
Fri., December 6, 2013 6:30am
The scene you'll find at Christmas Cats TV is a unique one. A woman sits in a den that includes a Christmas tree, a hearth and some presents and lots of cute cats, some of which are wearing holiday sweaters.
Fri., December 6, 2013 5:44pm
The funny live tweets coming from frozen supermarket pizza giant @DiGiornoPizza were a tasty highlight of the Sound of Music Live broadcast on NBC. Bad puns, silly lyric changes, and just plain clever comments earned the company more than 2,000 new followers in a single night.
Wed., December 4, 2013 1:15pm
Mexican authorities have issued a public alert and are conducting a wide search for the white Volkswagen truck, which had been heading to a disposal facility.
Sun., December 8, 2013 3:00am
The cold killed four people in California and an ice storm turned North Texas into a skating rink. More of the same is expected during a second round of storms this weekend.