Mercedes-Benz stadium is seen, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Atlanta. Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta will host the opening game and South Florida's Hard Rock Stadium gets the final when Copa América returns to the United States in 2024. A joint announcement was made Monday, Nov. 20, 2023, by CONMEBOL and CONCACAF, the governing bodies of South American and North American soccer, respectively. Other sites and scheduling for the 16-team tournament will be revealed later.

Mercedes-Benz Stadium is seen, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Atlanta.

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Atlanta will host eight-matches of the FIFA World Cup in 2026, including a semi-final match.

Vending machines carrying opioid-overdose reversal drugs are the center of a bill moving through the Georgia House that aims to make more drugs available to combat deaths from overdose. 

More and younger people are struggling with obesity and diabetes, especially in rural parts of the South.