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Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie celebrates his election victory in Asbury Park, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Christie: GOP should ‘show up’ for minority votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday offered his Republican Party a prescription to win: show up. Christie, fresh off a 22-percentage point win for re-election, said the GOP must go into […]

11/10/2013

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Utah doctor’s conviction follows family’s pursuit

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The conviction of a Utah doctor in the murder of his wife was the culmination of a yearslong pursuit of justice for the family of the victim. The daughters and sisters […]

11/09/2013

In this Feb. 1, 2013 photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during an NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game news conference at the New Orleans Convention Center in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

NFL preps its biggest game for the biggest stage

Fans in the stands at Super Bowls past only think they’ve seen it all. They’ve been sun-burned in Los Angeles, soaked in Miami and buffeted by winds at stops in between. Deafened during flyovers. Titillated […]

11/07/2013

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie waves as he stands with his son Andrew as they celebrate his election victory in Asbury Park, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, after defeating Democratic challenger Barbara Buono . (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Dems, GOP, tea party dig in after NJ, VA elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — As partisanship renders Washington largely dysfunctional, voters in two states signaled this week that they want consensus-building even when there’s divided government. Even so, heading into a 2014 midterm election year, Tuesday’s […]

11/06/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks to the media as he visits Jose Marti Freshman Academy in Union City, N.J. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)

Obama congratulates Christie on re-election

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has called Republican Gov. Chris Christie to congratulate him on his re-election in New Jersey. Christie won a second term on Tuesday, defeating Democrat Barbara Buono by more than […]

11/06/2013

Kevin Shoop, right, brother of Richard Shoop, gives a statement to the media outside their home in Teaneck, N.J. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Relatives of gunman baffled by NJ mall shooting

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Relatives and friends of a young man who fired shots in New Jersey’s largest mall, trapping terrified shoppers for hours before killing himself, struggled Tuesday to reconcile those actions with a […]

11/05/2013

New Jersey first lady, Mary Pat Christie, laughs as husband, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, jokes with the media after they voted in Mendham Township, N.J., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ voters mull 2nd term for popular Gov. Christie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A lopsided race for governor in New Jersey will be decided Tuesday when voters choose between Republican Gov. Chris Christie, who could leave before a second term ends to run for […]

11/05/2013

Officials wearing tactical gear walk outside of Garden State Plaza Mall following reports of a shooter, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Paramus, N.J. Hundreds of law enforcement officers converged on the mall Monday night after witnesses said multiple shots were fired there. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NJ mall shooter only wanted to harm self, according to officials

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A 20-year-old gunman intent on dying fired multiple shots inside New Jersey’s largest shopping mall, trapping hundreds of customers and employees for hours as police scoured stores for the shooter, who […]

11/05/2013

Officials wearing tactical gear walk outside of Garden State Plaza Mall following reports of a shooter, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Paramus, N.J. Hundreds of law enforcement officers converged on the mall Monday night after witnesses said multiple shots were fired there. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Suspect in NJ mall shooting is dead

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A 20-year-old gunman intent on dying fired multiple shots inside New Jersey’s largest shopping mall, trapping hundreds of customers and employees for hours as police scoured stores for the shooter, who […]

11/05/2013

Officials stand in the parking lot of the Garden State Plaza Mall following reports of a shooter, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Official: Multiple shots fired at NJ mall

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Multiple shots were fired inside a northern New Jersey mall shortly before closing time Monday night, and there are no reports of fatalities or injuries, a county official said. Bergen County […]

11/04/2013

Passengers evacuated from Terminal 1 wait outside Los Angeles International Airport on Friday Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

NJ police: Dad called, worried about LAX suspect

PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The young man believed to have carried out a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport had sent a sibling a text message mentioning suicide, leading their father to seek authorities’ help […]

11/01/2013

Residents attend a candlelight vigil at the West Hamilton Beach Volunteer Fire Department to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

East Coast marks anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

NEW YORK (AP) — Residents of coastal neighborhoods battered by Superstorm Sandy one year ago Tuesday are marking the day in ways both public and private, remembering the fierce floodwaters that destroyed their livelihoods but […]

10/29/2013

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