It's been a tough week for New Jersey Gov. and possible Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie.One of his former allies pleaded guilty and two others were indicted for allegedly creating a traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge as political retribution.Now, New Jersey's highest court is set to hear arguments over one of Christie's signature accomplishments: his pension reform deal.Christie swaggered onto the national stage as a tough-talking Jersey guy who could get things done...
A bill that would prevent local police officers from crossing into another Connecticut community to enforce their town's ordinances has cleared the House of Representatives.
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Back in 1890, Thomas Edison gave us the world's first talking dolls. Today, the glassy-eyed cherubs that are still around stand about 2 feet tall; they have wooden limbs and a metal body; and they sound supercreepy. (If you're looking for a soundtrack to your nightmares, listen to the audio story above.) Edison built and sold about 500 of them back in 1890. Now, new technology has made hearing them possible for the first time in decades.Jerry Fabris, who curates sound recordings at the Thomas...
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