RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication." An RSS file contains headlines,
summaries and links that are formatted in XML (eXtensible Markup Language) so
that they may be read by a program.
How do I use RSS?
The most common use of RSS is viewing news with an RSS reader, also known
as a news aggregator. There are three types of news aggregators: stand-alone
programs, e-mail-integrated applications, and Web-based aggregators.
How is RSS different than an e-mail newsletter?
E-mail newsletters are usually delivered at a time chosen by the publisher.
RSS gives you more control by always being available and staying updated.
Another advantage RSS has over e-mail is that you don't have to supply an e-
mail address to get the headlines.
How is RSS different than a Web site?
RSS is usually a slimmed-down version of a Web site. Images and other
supplementary information are not included in an RSS feed.
Friday, May 17 2013 6:05 PM EDT2013-05-17 22:05:44 GMT
A metro Atlanta woman said a snake bite cost her an arm and a leg financially. Lisa Zambito killed a copperhead snake like this one in her driveway a couple of weeks ago. "The head moved as I pickedMore >
A metro Atlanta woman said a snakebite cost her an arm and a leg - financially. More >
Friday, May 17 2013 11:23 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:23:46 GMT
With no state lottery in Alabama, and a buzz about the largest Powerball Jackpot in history, people are gassing up their cars, getting out cash and heading to Georgia. CBS Atlanta News caught up withMore >
With no state lottery in Alabama, and a buzz about the largest Powerball Jackpot in history, people are gassing up their cars, getting out cash and heading to Georgia.More >
Saturday, May 18 2013 1:14 PM EDT2013-05-18 17:14:24 GMT
A fatal accident, located at I-20 east bound near the H.E. Holmes Drive exit has three lanes of traffic blocked. One right lane remains open with traffic delays as far back as I-285. Motorists whoMore >
A fatal accident snarled traffic on I-20 for several hours Saturday morning.More >
Friday, May 17 2013 11:52 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:52:49 GMT
President Barack Obama will deliver the Commencement address during the 129th Commencement exercises at Morehouse College. Commencement is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013 on the Century Campus. TheMore >
President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address during the 129th commencement exercises at Morehouse College on Sunday.More >
Friday, May 17 2013 11:35 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:35:12 GMT
A Levi's Call has been issued for a missing Sandy Springs 2-year-old girl. Police said Sorelle Torrez was abducted from Roswell Road around 8 a.m. Friday morning by her father, Zebidiah Lockette.More >
A missing 2-year-old girl from Sandy Springs has been found safe in Arkansas. More >
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in...More >
Despite Democratic fears, predictions of the demise of President Barack Obama's agenda appear exaggerated after a week of cascading controversies, political triage by the administration and party leaders in Congress and...More >