New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently signed into law subsidies for two aging nuclear power plants. Some say the deal will help New Jersey meet its climate protection goals, but others have criticized the measure.
Sen. Bob Menendez says he will support Mike Pompeo if the CIA director wins Senate approval and becomes America's next top diplomat. But the Democratic senator from New Jersey says there are good reasons for him to vote "no" on Pompeo's nomination.
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, known as RGGI, may be growing. New Jersey’s new Democratic Governor has vowed to bring his state back into the compact and Virginia is the first coal-producing state to take steps to join.
“Let us all come together so we can go as one and move another place instead of flooding out every year because we’re getting older,” says one resident of Pecan Acres, in Pointe Coupee Parish. “We’ll be better off. We won’t got to worry about worrying when the storms come.”
Todd Melby reports on efforts by Somali-Americans to focus more attention on the conflict taking place in Somalia; the East African country is driven by violence, as government troops backed by Ethiopia fight against Islamist insurgents.
The World's Clark Boyd reports that a New Jersey Congressman is proposing new legislation to prevent U.S. Internet companies from turning over information about their users to countries that censor Internet content.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Petty Island, a small island in the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It's been owned for years by the oil company CITGO, which is owned by the Venezuelan government. Now Venezuela wants to hand ownership of the island over to New Jersey. Anchor Katy Clark gets details from the BBC's Carlos Chirino.
The World's Alex Gallafent visits Six Flags Great Adventure theme park for what's billed there as Muslim Family Day. One of the original organizers was a Muslim investment banker who died in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.