Mar 21, 2013 14:12 EDT
New rock dating techniques have helped narrow the timeframe of a chain of massive volcanic eruptions that wiped out half the world's species 200 million years ago, a study said Thursday.
Mar 19, 2013 18:45 EDT
Seven US Marines were killed and seven more wounded when a mortar round exploded while still in its launch tube during a training exercise in Nevada, the military said Tuesday.
Mar 17, 2013 05:49 EDT
US conservative activists have picked Tea Party favorite Senator Rand Paul as their choice to become the 2016 Republican presidential nominee as they wrapped up a major strategy gathering outside Washington.
Mar 16, 2013 22:17 EDT
US conservative activists picked Tea Party favorite Senator Rand Paul as their choice to become the 2016 Republican presidential nominee.
Mar 14, 2013 18:54 EDT
Sparked by the return of the Jets to Winnipeg the board of governors approved its realignment plan on Thursday, the National Hockey League announced.
Mar 14, 2013 18:05 EDT
Still nursing election wounds, soul-searching Republicans gathered Thursday at the first conservative casting call for the US presidential election in 2016, with the party divided over how to broaden its appeal.
Mar 12, 2013 16:31 EDT
Lawmakers in Colorado on Tuesday approved a bill to allow same-sex civil unions, the latest US state to back legalized gay marriages or partnerships.
Mar 12, 2013 03:07 EDT
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has canceled several book signings due to threats of violence against him, Philadelphia-based TV station NBC10 reported.
Mar 09, 2013 11:54 EST
Anyone who wants a beer in Haddonfield, New Jersey had better be ready for a drive: buying or selling alcohol anywhere within city limits is punishable with jail time.
Mar 06, 2013 19:41 EST
A late winter storm blanketed the eastern United States with snow Wednesday, shutting down the federal government and causing aviation officials to cancel more than 1,000 flights.
Mar 06, 2013 15:53 EST
A late winter storm blanketed the eastern United States with snow Wednesday, shutting down the federal government and causing aviation officials to cancel as many as 1,000 flights.
Mar 05, 2013 09:33 EST
While AIPAC donors know their pro-Israel group was powerless to stop Chuck Hagel's Pentagon nomination, many sounded off on the new US defense secretary for his past comments deriding a "Jewish lobby" in Washington.
Mar 04, 2013 14:28 EST
Russian playmaker Evgeni Malkin returned to the active lineup for the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday after suffering a concussion in a National Hockey League game last month.
Mar 01, 2013 15:14 EST
Damage wreaked on the Statue of Liberty by Hurricane Sandy has yet to be fully repaired, and it remains unclear when the New York icon will again welcome tourists from around the world.
Mar 01, 2013 15:08 EST
An unlikely coalition grouping the Obama administration, major corporations, Republican lawmakers and Clint Eastwood has found common cause in urging the US Supreme Court to legalize gay marriage.
Mar 01, 2013 00:34 EST
US President Barack Obama's administration threw its weight behind gay marriage on Thursday, urging the Supreme Court to strike down California's ban on same-sex unions.
Feb 28, 2013 20:46 EST
US President Barack Obama's administration threw its weight behind gay marriage, urging the Supreme Court to strike down California's ban on same-sex unions.
Feb 27, 2013 17:51 EST
Members of the US congress heard concern Wednesday over an apparent rise in anti-Semitism in Europe and Arab countries that one lawmaker called "unparalleled since the dark ages" of World War II.
Feb 27, 2013 00:07 EST
The National Hockey League unveiled a proposed realignment plan based on geographic proximity and featuring a playoff format that would include wild card entrants.
Feb 19, 2013 05:41 EST
Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Washington to generate pressure on President Barack Obama to take concrete measures to fight global warming.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|State of New Jersey|
|Demonym||New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite,
or simply "Jerseyite"
|Area||Ranked 47th in the US|
|- Total||8,729 sq mi|
|- Width||70 miles (110 km)|
|- Length||150 miles (240 km)|
|- % water||14.9|
|- Latitude||38° 56′ N to 41° 21′ N|
|- Longitude||73° 54′ W to 75° 34′ W|
|Population||Ranked 11th in the US|
|- Total||8,707,739 (2009 est.).)|
|- Density||1,134/sq mi (438/km2)|
Ranked 1st in the US
|- Median income||$70,378 (2nd)|
|- Highest point||High Point|
1,803 ft (550 m)
|- Mean||246 ft (75.2 m)|
|- Lowest point||Atlantic Ocean|
0 ft (0 m)
|Admission to Union||December 18, 1787 (3rd)|
|Governor||Jon Corzine (D)|
(Lieutenant Governor-elect is Kim Guadagno)
|U.S. Senators||Frank Lautenberg (D)|
Bob Menendez (D)
|U.S. House delegation||8 Democrats, 5 Republicans (list)|
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
|Abbreviations||NJ N.J. US-NJ|