Sandy damage claim denials come under new scrutiny
New Jersey homeowners who have filed suit over denials or reductions in Superstorm Sandy damage claims should be taking a closer look at their paperwork, officials say. Suspicious alterations in the engineering reports used by insurance carriers have emerged both here and in New York.
David Carr of New York Times died of lung cancer, autopsy shows
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Times media columnist David Carr died of complications from metastatic lung cancer, according to autopsy results released Saturday.
Affordable Care Act sign-ups hit technical snag on big weekend
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration says some people trying to sign up for health insurance ahead of a looming deadline are getting snagged by technical difficulties.
WATCH: Christie flirts with the 2016 question on ‘Ask the Governor’
Gov. Chris Christie flirted with but did not answer the big question Thursday night: "Are you running for president?"
Freed Cuba dissidents praise detente, pledge push for change
HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban dissidents freed as part of a historic detente with the United States said Tuesday they support the warming of relations and predicted it will help their efforts to bring change inside their country.
Toms River mayor to help lead Arctic expedition
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey mayor plans to help lead an expedition to the Arctic next year to have a first-hand look at the early effects of climate change.
Ex-slaves’ enclave dug up in southern New Jersey
WESTAMPTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Among the 15,400 artifacts Temple University archaeology students unearthed at Timbuctoo - a buried village of freed and runaway slaves along Rancocas Creek - was a tiny, cast-iron buffalo.
Player with brain tumor fulfills basketball dream
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Lauren Hill felt so good after fulfilling her dream that she felt inspired to play another game.
Threatening note spurs south NJ shopping center evacuation
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Several businesses in a southern New Jersey shopping center were briefly evacuated after a threatening note was found taped to the front door of a tax preparation firm.
Clooney greets well-wishers in Venice as he sails to his bride
VENICE, Italy (AP) -- George Clooney coolly sipped champagne with celebrity pals before donning a tuxedo and boarding a water taxi that conveyed the smiling groom up the majestic Grand Canal Saturday evening, waving to well-wishers gathered to catch a glimpse of what presumably were his last public …