The scoop on Thursday, August 20: 5 things to know this morning

With the release of customer information from adult cheating site AshleyMadison.com came over 15,000 e-mail addresses hosted by government and military servers, including a couple dozen from Georgia governments. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reached out to local governments who had some employees' information listed on the site. Read more.

2. Former President Jimmy Carter to publicly discuss cancer diagnosis Thursday

Carter will publicly discuss his diagnosis at a Thursday press conference to be held at the Carter Center. Last week, the 90-year-old Georgia native revealed he had the disease and said he would rearrange his schedule so he can be treated at Emory University Hospital. Read more.

3. Rescued sea lions arrive at Georgia Aquarium

Though they were deemed unreleasable after multiple rescues by marine mammal centers across California, the two sea lions flew to Atlanta from California on Aug. 13. Pups deemed unreleasable must find a new home in human care and now, the two sea lions can call the Georgia Aquarium home. Read more.

4. Over $70K raised for survivors of NW Atlanta home invasion

To help the family recover from a violent home invasion Sunday night that left Michael Lash shot in both legs, those who know the family and strangers alike have opened their wallets to the Lash family. In all, 1,258 people have donated $74,921 as of Wednesday evening. Read more.

5. Braves swept, lose 10th straight in San Diego

Of the 20 games the Atlanta Braves have played since the first week of August, they've lost 18. After the Padres scored two runs in the eighth inning Wednesday for a 3-2 win, the San Diego team secured a three-year sweep against the Atlanta team. Read more.

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