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Category Archives: Mid-Atlantic

She’s Back! La Niña Is Here For The Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive time in two years, La Niña (translated from Spanish as “little girl”) is back and she means business. New data from Climate.gov indicates La Niña conditions have formed just in time for winter weather in the Northern Hemisphere. On Thursday, the Climate Prediction Center confirmed La Niña after analyzing October ocean temperatures cooling along the […]

The Working Class Can’t Afford The American Dream

For millions of middle- and working-class Americans, the "American Dream" is all but dead.  Far from being able to afford their own homes, the Fed’s latest survey on the wellbeing of US households revealed that nearly a quarter of Americans are unable to pay their monthly bills on time, and nearly half have less than […]

Opioids Killed More People In One Ohio County Last Year Than Car Accidents, Homicides, & Suicides Combined

As the national opioid crisis rages in the midwest and along the northern and mid-Atlantic states, Cuyahoga County has reported yet another disturbing statistic about the growing death toll from one of America’s most pressing health crises: Last year, deaths from drug overdoses in the county – the bulk of which were caused by powerful […]

Judge Finds “Probable Cause” To Charge Chris Christie In Bridgegate Scandal

Earlier this morning Bergen County municipal judge Roy F. McGeady ruled that there is probable cause to believe that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was aware that the so-called Bridgegate scandal from 2013, resulting from unnecessary lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, was “purposely created, it was contrived, it was orchestrated for political retribution.” […]

Biden Blasts Trump-Putin Plan “To Collapse The Liberal International Order”

In a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Joe Biden took aim at president-elect Trump and Russian president Putin in what is likely his final public appearance as US vice-president. The speech was long on scaremongery and war rhetoric and short on ‘fact’, as The Wall Street Journal reports, Mr. Biden said […]

At What Age Do You Outgrow IKEA?

By Priceonomics If you’re a twenty something, it may already have happened: that awkward moment when you realize all your friends have the same Pinsoshen coffee table from IKEA.  The Swedish brand’s reputation for stocking stylish furniture and selling it for low prices has made it a one-stop shop for cash-strapped students furnishing their first […]

Jury Finds Christie’s ‘Lieutenants’ Guilty Of Causing Traffic Jams As Political Retaliation

The jury in the Bridgegate case has found Bridget Kelly, Christie's former deputy chief of staff, and Bill Baroni, a Christie appointee to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, guilty of a plot to use traffic jams for political retaliation. As NY Post reports, two former aides of NJ Gov. Chris Christie […]