New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by Delaware Bay and the State of Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with nine million residents as of 2017 and an area of 8,722.58 square miles, making it the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states, with its biggest city being Newark. New Jersey lies completely within the combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia. New Jersey was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.
U.S. Senator Cory Booker, an African-American candidate who had bemoaned the increasing lack of diversity in the Democratic presidential field, ended his White House campaign on Monday. Zachary Goelman..
From 1776 to 1807, women in New Jersey had equal voting rights. Newly surfaced documents illuminate how that happened — and the origins of the messy, imperfect democracy we have today. NYTimes.com - Published
“The prognosis is very good and I’m profoundly grateful to my doctors for detecting the tumor early,” Mr. Murphy wrote on Twitter. He said he would undergo surgery early next month. NYTimes.com - Published
Newly released video shows a shootout in Jersey City, New Jersey, where two shooters killed three people inside a koscher grocery store in December. The two shooters were later found dead inside the.. USATODAY.com - Published
About two dozen passengers aboard a Caribbean cruise ship that docked in Bayonne, New Jersey, on Friday morning were screened for coronavirus and four were sent to a local hospital for further.. Reuters - Published
Johnson & Johnson was ordered on Thursday by a New Jersey state jury to pay punitive damages of $750 million to four plaintiffs who allege that the company's Baby Powder caused their cancer, a ruling.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared skeptical about the criminal prosecution of two associates of former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie who are appealing their convictions in the.. Reuters - Published
The two people who carried out a fatal gun rampage at a kosher grocery store in northern New Jersey last month were planning another attack and may have targeted Jewish people, a spokesman for the U.S... Reuters - Published
A massive fire engulfed many buildings in Bound Brook, New Jersey, late on Sunday, causing more than 100 residents to be evacuated and leaving around 3,000 people without power, local authorities and.. Reuters - Published
David Richter had been the front-runner in his House primary in New Jersey. That changed when the Democratic incumbent announced he was becoming a Republican, with the president’s support. NYTimes.com - Published
The wife of a Kennedy nephew and former congressman on Monday joined the race to win the New Jersey seat held by U.S. Representative Jeff Van Drew, the erstwhile Democrat who joined President Donald.. Reuters - Published
A New Jersey man took the federal government to court after being separated from his teenage daughter for almost two years because of the ban on Syrian travel. Advocates say the waiver process is.. USATODAY.com - Published
Across New Jersey, the state has bought and torn down 700 homes as whole neighborhoods are projected to be underwater in coming decades due to rising sea levels from climate change. (Dec. 23)
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A father was tortured in front of his 3-year-old son until his wife in New Jersey paid $2,000 to his captors. Hundreds of migrants, turned back by the U.S., are facing new dangers in Mexico. NYTimes.com - Published