The CIA finally acknowledged its role in organizing the 1953 Iranian coup d’état, one of the first trades of blood for oil and the inspiration for decades of war, terrorism and hatred.
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PERTH AMBOY — A Perth Amboy man accused of fatally stabbing a 37-year-old city resident last weekend was charged with murder today, Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Benjamin Ruiz of the Perth Amboy Police Department announced.
My life is a tribute to the American Dream. My business partner and I started with 300 record albums and a $20 booth at the local farmers market. That was nearly 34 years ago. Vintage Vinyl has grown into a multi-million dollar company with 23 employees. We stage 150 in-store concerts a year and are the largest independent music store in the Midwest.
EDISON – Experts say that as many as one in four women face some form of domestic violence in their lifetimes. For those who don’t know what to do or can’t afford legal help, Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) has produced a 12-part video series about virtually every aspect of obtaining legal protection.
HAMILTON – Americans are less likely to perceive a serious threat from dangerous driving behaviors such as drunk, aggressive or drowsy driving, according to an analysis of four years of public surveys conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The decreased concern is accompanied by an estimated 5.3 percent increase in annual traffic fatalities, totaling more than 34,000 in 2012. This is the first annual increase in seven years, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
PATERSON—In several fatal shootings on Paterson streets this summer, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. yesterday announced legislation he introduced that he says will prevent gun violence.
It is astutely illustrated in “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” that you cannot separate American history from the annals of African-American slavery, subjugation and the ongoing exodus that plays out in our daily domestic life. The sins of the past, born of an ignorance predating ancient times, shamefully wraps around the spine of our humanity like a cancer.
by James J. Devine During World War I, unrestrained Army spies were given free reign to gather information on potential subversives, but in her book “Army Surveillance in America,” historian Joan M. Jensen notes, “What began as a system to…
NEW BRUNSWICK – Congressman Frank Pallone joined with community activists this morning outside of his New Brunswick office to rally for Congress to act on proposals to reduce gun violence and make our schools, communities and streets safer. Themed “No More Birthday Cake,” Pallone and supporters presented a cake as a symbol of lives lost and the positive steps that can be taken to make sure that more birthdays aren’t lost at the hands of gun violence.