King & Spalding, a prominent Atlanta-based law firm, withdraws from litigation on behalf of the Defense of Marriage Act, and partner Paul Clement resigns in protest.
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.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim countries is finalized in the American city of Atlanta. According to wikileaks, the main point of the deal will be that trans-national corporations will not be subjected to the laws of individual countries. Instead, an international system will be formed with the right to overrule national laws and legal decisions.
Bobbi Kristina Brown, age 22, daughter of American entertainer Whitney Houston and heiress to the Houston estate, dies approximately 6 months after having been put in a medically induced coma since being found face-down in a bathtub in her Roswell, Georgia home near Atlanta on January 31, 2015.
Paramount Pictures orders theater chains, including those in Cleveland, Atlanta, and New Orleans, not to re-release the 2004 film "Team America: World Police", which depicts a fictional mission to kill Kim Jong-il.