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Time announces Person of the Year finalists

8:22 am Dec. 4, 2017

President Donald Trump might be Time’s Person of the Year.

Or it might be Kim Jong Un.

Or Colin Kaepernick.

Or the #MeToo Movement.

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Despite Trump’s recent tweet suggesting he’d passed on the honor, the magazine hasn’t declared who makes the cut but is releasing its short list.

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See Time’s full list here.

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How Atlanta said goodbye to the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

6:00 pm Dec. 1, 2017

As of today Buckhead has a glamorous new hotel at the corner of Lenox and Peachtree roads.

The Whitley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, a 507-room property that includes 56 luxury suites, a new Legacy Ballroom and renovated bar and restaurant area, pays homage to Buckhead’s founder of lore, John Whitley. The farmer and landowner shot and dressed a deer in the mid 1800s and mounted its head on a post, tagging

Watch Michael Flynn chant “Lock her up!” at the Republican National Convention

10:42 am Dec. 1, 2017

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As previously reported by the Cox Media Group National Content Desk: Flynn’s arrest marks the fourth in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and a former business associate, Rick Gates, turned themselves in to authorities in October. The pair face 12 charges, including conspiring

President Trump gloats after Matt Lauer fired

7:54 am Nov. 29, 2017

It was a somber day on “The Today Show” for Matt Lauer’s shocked co-hosts after he was abruptly terminated after more than 20 years, over allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct – but President Donald Trump took to Twitter with glee.

Variety, citing unnamed sources, reports that multiple women have accused Lauer of conduct such as exposing himself, making lewd comments, even giving a colleague an explicit sex toy.

Official reports have

Neiman Marcus is selling refrigerators for $50,000

7:22 am Nov. 28, 2017

It was about this time last year that Neiman Marcus made headlines with its $80 collards for shoppers’ holiday tables. Now the luxury retailer offers the perfect place to store such high-ticket menu items: a $50,000 refrigerator.

Act fast: only nine are available.

The fancy fridge is among the goods advertised in the 2017 Christmas Book, famous for trotting out a few over-the-top items along with more reasonably priced merch.

So: about

Who is Meghan Markle?

8:06 am Nov. 27, 2017

Prince Harry will wed American actress Meghan Markle next year, the royals have announced.

The Los Angeles native plays Rachel Zane, a paralegal turned lawyer with plenty of personal drama happening outside the courtroom, on USA’s “Suits.” She’s had roles in feature films including “Horrible Bosses” and “Remember Me.”

In addition to her on-screen work, Markle is a passionate advocate for women and girls around the world, using her platform to

Barack Obama posted a Joe Biden meme and Twitter can’t handle it

2:18 pm Nov. 20, 2017

So ardent was the bromance between former President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden that the “barackandjoe” Twitter account is a thing.

If you have time to kill and need a chuckle by way of photos of Biden pointing at stuff or smiling cheekily complete with clever captions, check it out – or just search the hashtag #JoeBidenMemes.

And now there’s one more, contributed by Obama himself, to celebrate Biden’s birthday.

What Rev. Al Sharpton learned from Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson Jr.

7:55 am Nov. 17, 2017

NEW YORK – Even after Maynard Jackson was no longer Atlanta’s mayor, he maintained an active role in city politics. On his way out after serving three terms, Jackson invited his friend Rev. Al Sharpton to come down to Atlanta.

“I got there and there were police there. I said, ‘Oh God, what did I do now?’” Sharpton said. “He said, ‘Follow me!’ He shut me in a room with Shirley