New Jersey to allow teens who’ll be 18 by a general election to vote in primaries
Seventeen-year-olds in New Jersey will be able to vote in primaries if they'll be 18 by the next general election under legislation signed by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy.
Chris Christie outlines his national drug crisis plan, focusing on treatment and stigma reduction
Calling the latest wave of the nation’s drug crisis “a test of our national resolve,” Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie returned to a New Hampshire recovery center Wednesday to outline a people-focused, not punitive, policy plan.
States are trashing troves of masks and pandemic gear as huge, costly stockpiles linger and expire
When the coronavirus pandemic took hold in an unprepared U.S., many states like Ohio scrambled for masks and other protective gear. Supplies were so limited in 2020 that the state bought millions of medical gowns from a marketing and printing company and spent about $20 million to try to get personal protective equipment made in-state.
Rudy Giuliani files for bankruptcy days after being ordered to pay $148 million in defamation case
Rudy Giulian i has filed for bankruptcy, days after being ordered to pay $148 million in a defamation lawsuit brought by two former election workers in Georgia who said his targeting of them led to death threats that made them fear for their lives.
FDA says fake Ozempic shots are being sold through some legitimate sources
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has seized “thousands of units” of counterfeit Ozempic, the diabetes drug widely used for weight loss, that had been distributed through legitimate drug supply sources.
Ready, set, travel: The holiday rush to the airports and highways is underway
It's beginning to look a lot like a hectic holiday travel season, but it might go relatively smoothly if the weather cooperates.
Busiest holiday travel season in years is off to a smooth start with few airport delays
The holiday travel rush hit its peak Friday as mild weather and lower flight cancelation rates raised hopes for merrier drivers and airline passengers than last year.
Danger to whales? Feds reveal risk of NJ offshore wind farm
The lone remaining offshore wind project in New Jersey with preliminary approval is likely to “adversely affect” whales and other marine mammals, but its construction, operation and eventual dismantling will not seriously harm or kill them, a federal scientific agency said.
Aimed at safety, Atlantic City road narrowing accelerates fears of worse traffic in gambling resort
Even with two lanes in each direction, the main road through Atlantic City can be choked with traffic, particularly on days when one or more big concerts are in town.
After recalls and infections, experts say safer eyedrops will require new FDA powers
When you buy eyedrops at a U.S. store, you might assume you're getting a product made in a clean, well-maintained factory that’s passed muster with health regulators.