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NJ medic killed in Everest avalanche triggered by Nepal quake

A physician's assistant from Edison, who was serving on the medical team for an expedition on Mt. Everest, has died in an avalanche triggered by the powerful Nepal earthquake.

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Volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)
Volunteers help with rescue work at the site of a building that collapsed after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday. (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)
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Nepal earthquake leaves 2,300 dead, history razed, Everest shaken

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, while rescuers aided by international teams cleared rubble in search of survivors after a powerful earthquake killed more than 2,300 people.

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Work-life balance harmed most by ‘bad bosses,’ survey finds

Bad bosses, described as overbearing, demanding and mean, hurt employees' work-life balance the most, according to a new survey from Workfront.

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Gov. Chris Christie eats "Tonight Dough" ice cream on the Tonight Show as Jimmy Fallon tries to share
Gov. Chris Christie eats "Tonight Dough" ice cream on the Tonight Show as Jimmy Fallon tries to share (YouTube)
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Chris Christie on ‘Tonight Show’ – I’ll announce in May or June

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie returned to late-night TV on Wednesday and gave perhaps his most specific estimate, to date, of when he might announce he's running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

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Infertility Awareness Week (Monkey Business Images Ltd, ThinkStock)
Infertility Awareness Week (Monkey Business Images Ltd, ThinkStock)
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Infertility Awareness Week – Struggling couples are not alone

The stigma attached to infertility keeps many couples across the country from seeking treatment. But during National Infertility Awareness Week this week, specialists are highlighting the fact that they are not alone and there is help available.

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Gov. Chris Christie calls on an audience member to ask a question during a town hall meeting at the Hanover Township Community Center,
Gov. Chris Christie calls on an audience member to ask a question during a town hall meeting at the Hanover Township Community Center, (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Christie comes in second to ‘don’t know’ in recent poll

Gov. Chris Christie would top all named Republican presidential hopefuls in a New Jersey primary, but he didn't exactly come out on top in a new poll asking Garden State GOP voters about possible 2016 nominations.

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Gov. Christie upside down in another poll

On Monday, the Quinnipiac University Poll showed just 38 percent of New Jersey voters approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing while 56 percent disapprove, Christie's lowest rating ever. Tuesday, a new Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll revealed similar numbers.

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Surge in U.S. dollar sending more travelers to Europe

The U.S. dollar is on a roll, up 28 percent against the euro, 18 percent against the Japanese yen and 40 percent against the Brazilian real. In fact, it has not been this strong since 1981. While it is pinching corporate profits here in the United States, it is delivering big bargains for American tourists.

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Congressman Frank Pallone
Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) Photo by Megan Madison/Townsquare Media
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Pallone reveals anti-Atlantic drilling legislation

With momentum building toward oil and gas exploration in the ocean waters off the Eastern Seaboard, shore Representative Frank Pallone (D-6) and US Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) are introducing measures in their respective chambers to halt it.

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Chris Christie
Chris Christie (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
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Chris Christie’s approval rating in NJ sinks to lowest level ever

The majority of New Jersey voters don't approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Monday.

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