Gov. Chris Christie's wall of Republican support in New Jersey is showing a crack after a handful of GOP lawmakers joined all Senate Democrats this week to vote for the first time to override his veto, and it could be a signal that his presidential ambitions are hurting his stature at home.
The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may have seemed plausible.
Whether the lingering effects of Superstorm Sandy or recent and devastating incidents of violence are weighing on their minds, some New Jerseyans are struggling to find happiness during this celebratory time of year.