White House Panel Recommends Declaring National Emergency on Opioids

By ABBY GOODNOUGH July 31, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump’s commission on the opioid crisis asked him Monday to declare a national emergency to deal with the epidemic. The members of the bipartisan panel called the request their “first...

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...