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Obama & Christie tangle over Ebola response

President Barack Obama chided Governor Christie Christie over mandatory quarantines for travelers, which medical professionals say is an overreaction to Ebola and a likely way to inspire panic and fear rather than steps that will stop the disease in its tracks. “When…

General seeking lost wristwatch

A Rahway native who served as a US Army general recently lost an expensive timepiece that has sentimental value to her and she is offering a reward to any good neighbor who finds and returned the wristwatch. General Janis L.…

The Red Cross’ Secret Disaster

by Justin Elliott and Jesse Eisinger for ProPublica, and Laura Sullivan for NPR IN 2012, TWO MASSIVE STORMS pounded the United States, leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless, hungry or without power for days and weeks. Americans did what they so often do…

New York City doctor has Ebola

A New York City doctor who returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea recently, has tested positive for the disease. Dr. Craig Spencer, reportedly exhibiting symptoms that include fever and gastrointestinal problems, was transported to Bellevue Hospital in an ambulance staffed by…