Ted Cruz 2.0? Senator Adjusts With Trump in Office and Houston Under Water

As he prepares for re-election next year, Senator Ted Cruz faces a challenge in helping millions of people — in his hometown, Houston, and beyond — rebuild after Hurricane Harvey.

New Jersey Accepts Rights for People in Quarantine to End Ebola Suit

By MARC SANTORA July 27, 2017 A nurse who worked with Ebola patients in West Africa in 2014, only to wind up isolated in a tent behind a New Jersey hospital, ended her lawsuit against the state on Thursday with a settlement that spells out rights for people...

Going to a New Jersey State Park or Beach? Not This Holiday Weekend

By NICK CORASANITI July 1, 2017 ISLAND BEACH STATE PARK, N.J. — This spot is usually a choke point for shore traffic, not a U-turn. Yet roughly every 10 minutes on Saturday morning, a new vehicle approached the entrance to the beach here — some...

‘Give Me a Chance,’ Trump Associate-Turned-Housing-Official Says

Critics see Lynne Patton’s appointment to lead a regional housing office as nepotism, but she sees it as giving residents an advocate with unprecedented access to those in charge.