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Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Vikings 38-7

Nick Foles threw for three touchdowns and the Philadelphia Eagles made big play after big play Sunday night, winning the NFC title in a stunning 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings.

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NJ dreamers on edge as the future of DACA remains uncertain

Thais Marques of Newark says she is anxious to file paperwork to extend her temporary protection from deportation for two years, even though her work permit doesn't expire until October.

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US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.

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Civil rights veteran Rep. Lewis being honored in Mississippi

Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia will speak at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum, months after refusing to join President Donald Trump there.

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Newark among 20 cities for Amazon's second headquarters

New Jersey's largest city is in the running to become home to Amazon's second headquarters.

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GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

Republicans are struggling to get their stories straight as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist.

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Democrat Phil Murphy becomes New Jersey governor

Former Wall Street executive Phil Murphy succeeded Chris Christie as New Jersey's governor Tuesday, swearing his oath on the same Bible President John F. Kennedy used in 1961, while promising to transform the state into a liberal beacon that fights back against President Donald Trump.

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Camden home where King stayed under state review

A Camden home where Martin Luther King, Jr. was documented as living when he attended Crozer Theological Seminary, is under review by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (NJDEP) State Historic Preservation Office to become a historic site.

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Cress Williams plays CW’s first black superhero Black Lightning

The CW is introducing its first African-American superhero and he is fully charged and ready to strike. “Black Lightning” makes its electrifying debut on Jan. 16.

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Southern states join to promote civil rights tourism

Southern states that once fought to maintain racial segregation are now banding together to promote civil rights tourism at sites including the building where the Confederacy was born and the motel where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died.

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King's words still inspire nearly 50 years after his death

Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires.

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Leaders say Trump presidency is at odds with MLK's legacy

The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump's own making.

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Eagles use goalline stand, Elliott FGs to beat Falcons

Philadelphia's defense staged a last-minute goal-line stand and Jake Elliott atoned for a missed extra point with three field goals as the Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-10 Saturday to move into the NFC championship game.

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Murphy rips NJ Transit for land purchase vote on MLK Day

Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy on Friday urged New Jersey Transit to postpone a hotly contested vote on whether to buy land on Hoboken's waterfront, and criticized the rescheduling of the vote for the Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday.

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New Jersey promising billions to get Amazon headquarters

When it comes to the North American competition to attract Amazon's second headquarters, New Jersey has put its cards on the table: Officials have promised up to $7 billion in state and local tax credits.

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Africa startled by Trump's sudden and vulgar attention

Africans woke up on Friday to find President Donald Trump had finally taken an interest in their continent. It wasn't what people had hoped for.

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Trump pans Haiti, African countries with vulgarity

In bluntly vulgar language, President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and "shithole countries" in Africa rather than places like Norway, as he rejected a bipartisan immigration deal, according to people briefed on the extraordinary Oval Office conversation.

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Black Panther movie causing excitement around country

There's a Black Panther party going on all around the country.

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Democrats Booker, Harris join Senate Judiciary Committee

Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California have been appointed to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee, becoming just the second and third African-Americans to serve on the committee in its 200-plus-year history.

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Christie says he tackled problems no other politicians would

Outgoing Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday that New Jersey needed "tough and plain-spoken leadership" when he took office eight years ago and he delivered it, pulling the state from "the brink of financial ruin" by confronting problems leaders of both parties had ignored for decades.

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