- Israel sent 18 migrants from Eritrea back to Egypt on Thursday, the latest in a series of moves to stem the tide of illegal immigrants from African countries seeking asylum in Israel.
- Castro, already being hailed as a rising star in the Democratic Party, gave a much-praised keynote speech at the convention Tuesday when he made his national debut. But he has been a prominent presence in San Antonio's Chicano community since his teen years.
New Jersey 'Teacher Of The Year' Erica Depalo Charged With Allegedly Having Sex With 15-Year-Old Honors StudentDon't expect Erica Depalo to win any more "Teacher of the Year" awards anytime soon if the allegations that she had sex with a 15-year-old student prove true.
- Justin Bieber is apparently having some fun on the set of Selena Gomez's latest movie, "Feed the Dog." The pop star appeared there Thursday night and took several photogragphs of himself brandishing a prop gun in wildly unsafe manners, seemingly pretending to look tough.
- The 2007 suicides of Duncan and Blake posthumously captured the imaginations of countless people who had never heard of the couple but were haunted by images published in news stories and on the Web. Five years later, questions remain about the media coverage of their deaths,
- Critics say the event was all bark with no indication of how Republicans will execute the bite -- or, in fact, a dress rehearsal for the next presidential election
- "Tanning Mom" Patricia Krentcil got a little too toasted at a comic roast set up at a drag queen club for the tanorexic New Jersey woman who made national headlines for allegedly allowing her 13-year-old daughter to use a tanning booth.
- Three people are dead after a 23-year-old gunman opened fire inside a Pathmark grocery store in Old Bridge, N.J., on Friday.
- A shooting early Friday inside a shopping center in Old Bridge, N.J., about 30 miles southwest of New York City, has left at least three dead, including the shooter, according to The Associated Press.
- Rep. Paul Ryan closed the second night of the 2012 Republican National Convention proudly accepting the vice presidential nomination as a representative of his generation, promising to deliver the America they inherited to their own children.
- Northern Kentucky is fast becoming a mecca, of sorts, for creation tourism.
- Chipotle Mexican Grill said it would no longer implement rounding-up practices that led to the chain cheating customers out of pennies.
- With a forceful speech that touted his legislative accomplishments, it seems clear that Christie is gunning for a presidential run next time around.
- Although the tropical storm Isaac forced the cancelation of Monday's opening session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, the conference was finally kicked off Tuesday with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie impassionedly challenging the Republicans to start "taking our country back" during his keynote speech.
- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, one of the GOP's rising stars, brought down the house Tuesday night with a rousing, combative keynote speech at the Republican National Convention.
- Chris Christie delivered the keynote speech at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night in Tampa, Fla. Read the full transcript of his remarks here.
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- Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was officially nominated as the GOP's 2012 presidential candidate at the Republican National Convention Tuesday evening in Tampa.
- Snooki was released from a New Jersey hospital Tuesday. The new mother wheeled out holding baby Lorenzo tight in a blue blanket, TMZ reported.
- The 2012 Republican National Convention is this week, and if you can't be in Tampa, Florida, for the festivities, you can follow along by watching on TV, or you can watch via the free live stream we have posted here for your convenience.