Atlanta people and places

U.S. Secret Service at Mercedes-Benz Stadium security gates

3:00 pm Jan. 8, 2018

Headed to the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship? You’ll want to bundle up, but bring only the essentials.

With President Donald Trump planning to attend the game, U.S. Secret Service agents are manning security checkpoints and going about it quite assiduously.

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Stadium security is of course always thorough but with the president on the way it’s ratcheted up quite a bit. Gates opened to

Golden Globes center on politics, social issues this year

8:21 pm Jan. 7, 2018

The Golden Globe Awards, often a night of silliness running up to the Oscars, took on a much darker tone this year, both literally and figuratively.

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“Good evening, ladies and remaining gentlemen,” began host Seth Meyers, addressing a ballroom full of entertainers wearing black in a show of solidarity stemming from

The downtown Atlanta spots where movies have filmed

8:21 am Jan. 7, 2018

You know the scene in “Spider-Man: Homecoming” when Peter Parker trots down an alley, shucks off his school clothes and gets into his Spider-Man suit? Or the scene in “Captain America: Civil War” where an