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Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 02:25 PM EDT

Longtime NJ Lawmaker, Educator Joseph Palaia Dies

Longtime NJ Lawmaker, Educator Joseph Palaia Dies

Joseph Palaia, a longtime state lawmaker who was a leading voice for children with disabilities, has died. He was 89.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 07:03 AM EDT

Thousands More Clinton Emails to Be Released

Thousands More Clinton Emails to Be Released

The State Department said Monday it is reviewing nearly 15,000 previously undisclosed emails recovered as part of the FBI's now-closed investigation into the handling of sensitive information that flowed through...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 02:03 PM EDT

Giuliani Continues to Fuel Clinton Health Rumors

Giuliani Continues to Fuel Clinton Health Rumors

Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and now Donald Trump's adviser, continued to insist Monday that Hillary Clinton's physical and mental health is failing, citing debunked theories on the Internet,...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:26 PM EDT

Judge Blocks Obama's Transgender School Bathroom Order

Judge Blocks Obama's Transgender School Bathroom Order

A federal judge in Texas is blocking for now the Obama administration's directive to U.S. public schools that transgender students must be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 12:18 PM EDT

GOP Vice Presidential Hopeful Mike Pence Heads to Bucks Co.

GOP Vice Presidential Hopeful Mike Pence Heads to Bucks Co.

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence is headed to a Bucks County business Tuesday.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:06 AM EDT

'Maybe They Will Kill Me': Runner Stages Protest in Rio

'Maybe They Will Kill Me': Runner Stages Protest in Rio

When Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa raised his hands at the marathon finish line in Rio on Sunday, he wasn't just celebrating his silver medal in the grueling race. The long-distance runner crossed his wrists...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 09:11 AM EDT

Candidates Racking Up Fines for Illegally Placed Signs

Candidates Racking Up Fines for Illegally Placed Signs

With the Sept. 13 primary approaching, more than a dozen politicians statewide have been fined for having illegally placed signs.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 08:02 PM EDT

Trump Vows 'Fair, But Firm' Approach to Illegal Immigration

Trump Vows 'Fair, But Firm' Approach to Illegal Immigration

Republican Donald Trump promised Monday to be "fair, but firm" toward the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally, a shift in tone that raised questions on whether he's backtracking...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:39 AM EDT

South Jersey Police Sergeant Alleges Retaliation in Lawsuit

South Jersey Police Sergeant Alleges Retaliation in Lawsuit

A Millville police sergeant has filed a lawsuit against the city's police department alleging that he was retaliated against for pursuing an Internal Affairs investigation into a fellow officer.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:20 AM EDT

Back in Washington, Obama's Vacation Glow May Fade Quickly

Back in Washington, Obama's Vacation Glow May Fade Quickly

After two weeks of sunshine and 10 rounds of golf, President Barack Obama is preparing for the busy fall awaiting him. The glow from his vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard may fade sooner...

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