| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:37 PM
A middle-school student in Sparks, Nev., shot and killed a teacher and wounded two other students before apparently killing himself on campus, police said Monday.
Further details about the shooting at Sparks Middle School shortly after 7 a.m. remained...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:40 AM
It is an oft-noted truism that the tea party Republicans who have already engineered the partial government shutdown and are now threatening to let the country default on its debts have the full support and enthusiasm of constituents in their carefully...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
This year’s crop of state political candidates has learned something from the federal government shutdown: The ability to sing "Kumbaya," or at least know the lyrics.
High-profile races from Virginia to New Jersey are awash in testimonials to...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:23 AM
When you’re an all-but-declared candidate for president, everything you do will be viewed through the prism of 2016.
So the decision Monday by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to drop a legal challenge to same-sex marriage ensures bucket-loads of...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For Republicans thinking of running for president in 2016, one imperative may be rising fast: not to be Bob Dole.
The former Kansas senator was the party’s nominee for president in 1996, in the campaign that followed the last big government...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:52 PM
At 12:01 a.m. Monday, Beth Asaro and Joanne Schailey said "I do" in the place that matters most to them — and became among the first gay couples to wed in New Jersey, the 14th state to permit same-sex marriage.
They've been together 27 years,...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 1:24 PM
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| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:13 PM
As a filibuster against Obamacare, it was a flop. But as the opening salvo in a presidential campaign, Sen. Ted Cruz’s 21-hour (more or less) talkathon Tuesday and Wednesday worked just fine.
And that, after all, was the point of Cruz’s...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The massive fire that destroyed several blocks of the beloved Seaside Park boardwalk in New Jersey last week was caused by faulty electrical wiring, officials announced Tuesday.
A task force of investigators that included state and local fire marshals,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:22 PM
They could not be more different, but Chris Christie and Jerry Brown have found opposite paths to the elusive goal of political popularity.
Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, has a long, public and largely unrequited love affair with Bruce...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
About 400 firefighters continued to battle a blaze along the New Jersey shore Thursday evening, with Gov. Chris Christie reporting that the blaze had destroyed some areas.
Seaside Park -- a community about 80 miles south of New York City with a year-...