Surgeons at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Georgia inject a spinal cord injury patient with embryonic stem cells in an experiment approved by United States Food and Drug Administration.
Sources: USA Today
Sources: USA Today
One person is killed and four others are injured in a mass shooting at a medical facility in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The suspected shooter is later arrested following an 8-hour manhunt.
A protester is killed and a Georgia State Patrol trooper is injured after they exchange fire during a clearing operation against demonstrators attempting to prevent the construction of a police training facility at a forest in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Georgia becomes the ninth U.S. state to ban the teaching of critical race theory in schools.
In the United States, protests are held in Atlanta, Boston, Louisville, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, and other cities to demand an end to Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip.
Changes to Georgia voting laws which have been called voter suppression results in the MLB looking to proposals to move the MLB All-Star Game this July in Atlanta. Civil rights groups also urged the PGA to pull the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams ends her campaign, acknowledging that Brian Kemp will be the next Governor of Georgia. In a speech at her election headquarters in Atlanta, Abrams emphasized that her statement was not a concession, and announced her intention to file a federal lawsuit against the state of Georgia for alleged mismanagement during the election.
A teacher suffers scrapes and bruises and a 14-year-old boy is shot in the back of the neck and suffers a non-life-threatening wound at Luther Judson Price Middle School, a newer Atlanta Public Schools facility in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. The boy is stable at a hospital and the suspected student was safely disarmed by a resource officer and arrested.
A man in Lithonia, Georgia, USA, dies after Walmart employees tackle him to the ground for suspected shoplifting of two DVDs on Black Friday.
Surgeons at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, perform the first full face transplant in the United States.
A Salvador Dalí exhibition in Atlanta, United States, is to feature items from Canada, Japan and Scotland.