Federal prosecutors have asked a judge to allow the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme to avoid prison when he is sentenced Wednesday because his testimony helped convict two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

Gas prices have been rising slightly in New Jersey in the past week. But an industry expert says it is no big deal.

Fifteen Marines and a Navy corpsman are dead after their plan crashed in Mississippi yesterday.

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