See how your town scores on income inequality

Latest Census data shows that income inequality is getting worse in New Jersey. Use our tool to see how your town is doing. There are multi-million dollar McMansions and blue-collar families just trying to make ends meet. Across New Jersey, …

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Remembering the Normcore David Bowie

It’s a tribute to David Bowie’s mystique that the most striking footage of David Bowie: The Last Five Years is of him on stage in a hooded sweatshirt and jeans. Taken from a 2004 stop in Germany on the aptly …

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New hope on the Korean peninsula, believe it or not

North Korean Troops (Credit: Getty/Kim Won-Jin) Brace yourselves for the week now beginning. A rapid succession of events over the past few days suggests that an outbreak of good sense may be imminent on the Korean Peninsula. We will know …

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5 great jackets for this freezing cold weather

1. Patagonia Micro Puff ($299) Manufacturers have finally developed synthetic waterproof fibers as warm as 800-fill down, and the best of the new crop of jackets is this Patagonia hoodie. It’s $50 less than the down version and “almost indistinguishable …

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FDA Chief open to rethinking incentives on orphan drugs

(Credit: Shutterstock/science photo) The commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration questions whether the right financial incentives are in place for drugmakers who develop orphan drugs for rare diseases. In an interview this week, the FDA’s Scott Gottlieb said the …

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