Dems Tie NJ Election Hopes To Anti-Trump Backlash

Politics | Phillip Stucky
President Donald Trump smiles during a news conference announcing Alexander Acosta as the new Labor Secretary nominee in the East Room at the White House on February 16, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

‘Long-term power building’

Fundraising Way Down In Gov Races As Dems Flock To Special Elections

Politics | Phillip Stucky
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reacts to a question during a news conference in Trenton, New Jersey, U.S. on March 28, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz/File Photo

Money pouring into safe GOP seats

Veterans Groups Fight For Marijuana Access To Curb Opioid Abuse

US | Steve Birr
Young cannabis plants are seen at a medical marijuana plantation in northern Israel March 21, 2017. Picture taken March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Nir Elias

‘Deflecting the pain’

New Jersey Gubernatorial Race Gets Dirty With Ethics Accusations

Politics | Phillip Stucky
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie departs after meeting with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S., November 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

That didn’t take long

New Jersey Teachers Union Goes After One Of Its Own

Politics | Ted Goodman
Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie stands next to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (L) as U.S. President Donald Trump (not pictured) signs H.J.Res. 41, providing for congressional disapproval of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to "Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers." at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

We’re looking for a new governor and a new Senate president

Heroin Bust Cripples Statewide Narcotics Ring

US | Steve Birr
Tuan Anh Nguyen, 45, injects a syringe filled with heroin in his rented room in Hanoi November 23, 2011. Tuan Anh began abusing drugs 23 years ago after being released from prison. He has since spent most of his life in prisons and rehabilitation centres. Tuan Anh earns a living by running an illegal tea stall that generates $3 to $5 of income daily. REUTERS/Kham

‘Target heroin dealers’

Army Contracting Employee Charged With Accepting Bribes To Pay His Mortgage

US | Thomas Phippen
Soldiers with the 149th Vertical Construction Company, Kentucky National Guard, hammer a truss in to place during the construction of a building that will be used as living quarters for Soldiers on Forward Operating Base Lightning (Photo: Flickr/U.S. Army/Sgt. Todd A. Christopherson)

‘Other favorable assistance’

NJ GOP Gov Candidate Opposes Healthcare Bill

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Governor Chris Christie and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno hold a news conference after visiting residents and touring flood damaged areas from Hurricane Sandy in Moonachie, N.J. on November 1, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the New Jersey Governor's Office. New Jersey's lieutenant governor on January 20, 2014, denied a claim by the mayor of Hoboken that Governor Chris Christie's administration linked release of Superstorm Sandy relief funds to approval of a Hoboken development project. Picture taken November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout via Reuters (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RTX17MYI

‘It’s just not sustainable’

Feds Indict Philadelphia DA With 23 Corruption Charges

US | Eric Lieberman
PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 8: (C) District Attorney of the city of Philadelphia Rufus Seth Williams listens to Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross address media at a press conference regarding the shooting of Police Officer Jesse Hartnett, 33, who was ambushed and allegedly shot at 13 times by Edward Archer, 30, last night on January 8, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Surveillance footage reveals the suspect was dressed in Muslim clothing and wearing a mask. Following his arrest, suspect Edward Archer stated, "I follow Allah and pledge allegiance to the Islamic State and that is the reason I did what I did." (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

‘their chief law enforcement officer’

Opioid Addiction Is Infiltrating A Majority Of US Workplaces

US | Steve Birr
Prescription opioids in a baggie.

‘Heroin users are getting their start by abusing prescription drugs’

School Shelves Slave Auction Project After Parents Protest

Education | Amber Randall
Shackles used to bind slaves on display at the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Edmund Fountain

‘Culturally insensitive’

State Drops Hammer On 'Ruthless' Doctors Profiting Off Opioid Addiction

US | Steve Birr
NORWICH, CT - MARCH 23: Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain lie on display. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

‘Made my son into an addict’

Democrats Push Ban On Flavored E-Cigs In Name Of Protecting Kids

US | Steve Birr
A vaper exhales a puff. Copyright: Rommel Canlas/

‘Impressionable consumers’

The Answer To Rampant Opioid Abuse Might Be Green, Leafy, And Stinky

US | Steve Birr
Medical marijuana pouring out of a prescription. (Shutterstock/Atomazul)

‘A good basis in science’

Are Retiring Port Authority Cops Gaming The System To Increase Pensions?

US | Ted Goodman
A Port Authority police officer with police dog: REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘It is a helluva lot of overtime, no question’

Luckiest Pilot Ever Survives Small Plane Crash On A Neighborhood Street

US | Thomas Phippen
A Piper PA-28 does tricks in the air and tries not to crash (Shutterstock/TFoxFoto)

Small planes are just flying coffins

Bags Of Heroin And Semi-Automatic Weapons Seized In Massive Drug Raid

US | Steve Birr
A bag of heroin and drug paraphernalia are seen at an abandoned house in Ljubljana August 3, 2009. REUTERS/Bor Slana

Spike in heroin deaths sparked investigation