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.

Health Bill’s Failure Leaves Supporters in a Political Jam Back Home

By ALEXANDER BURNS March 25, 2017 They went to unusual, even dangerous lengths to support President Trump’s unpopular health care bill, facing down protesters at home and begging for special accommodation from House leaders in Washington. John Faso of...