| Oct 20, 2013
| 9:12 PM
[Updated, 9:12 p.m. Oct. 20: At 12:01 a.m. Monday, Beth Asaro and Joanne Schailey said “I do” in the place that matters most to them.]
They’ve been together 27 years, since Asaro asked Schailey out for a movie and Chinese food. In...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:22 PM
Same-sex weddings in New Jersey might begin as soon as Monday after the state’s highest court on Friday unanimously upheld a lower court order that called for gay marriages to begin on that day.
Technically, the New Jersey Supreme Court rejected a...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Newark Mayor Cory Booker, who harnessed the power of social media to gain fame far beyond his city, is heading to Washington after winning a special election to fill New Jersey's U.S. Senate seat.
With 52% of the vote in, Booker was leading Republican...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Campaigning ended Wednesday as voters cast ballots in the special election to pick a new U.S. senator for New Jersey. But rather than serve as a fresh read on the feelings of an electorate tormented by the messy and combative budget mess in Washington,...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Two Boy Scout leaders who filmed themselves toppling an ancient rock formation in a Utah state park have been removed from their posts by the Boy Scouts of America and face possible criminal charges for their actions at Goblin Valley State Park.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that he has dropped his court appeal to legalized same-sex marriage, effectively making New Jersey the 14th state in the nation that allows same-sex weddings.
Until today, civil unions were legal in New Jersey, but not...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Michael J. Fox helped establish NBC as the nation’s top broadcaster in the 1980s in the classic sitcom “Family Ties.” Now the ratings-troubled peacock network is hoping the beloved star can help them reclaim some ratings glory with...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The intense competition of a presidential campaign almost always generates innovation, from the first television ads for Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1952 to Bill Clinton's rapid-response war room in 1992 to George W. Bush's get-out-the-vote drive in 2004....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:00 PM
WASHINGTON — New Jersey Democrats chose Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a rising party star, as their candidate in Tuesday’s special primary election to fill a U.S. Senate seat this fall.
Booker has drawn national attention for his efforts to...
| Aug 6, 2013
They're back! The isolationist poltergeists that forever haunt the Republican Party. Or so we're told.
In July, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) had a set-to over American foreign policy. Christie clumsily denounced "this strain...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:04 AM
New York Jets Coach Rex Ryan probably will be spending a lot of time this season defending his decisions to the local media.
He's off to an early start after being criticized by the New York Daily News for not being in town for the team's final cuts...