An emotional President Obama, by executive order, expands databases and bolsters background checks on gun buyers, challenging Congress to find the bravery to stand up to the gun lobby.
Freezing temperatures trigger a Code Blue, but without statewide protocols many counties are left to their own devices. They’re enlisting churches and community volunteers to rescue those in need of shelter.
No shelter from rising sea levels. If it’s inevitable that New Jersey’s barrier islands wash out to sea, why is the state spending billions to shore up the beaches?