New Jersey's working class have been left behind, as federal funds for Hurricane Sandy recovery and flooding problems have gone to wealthier neighbors.
By John Upton, Climate Central
In 1976, Atlantic City, NJ -- long an iconic seaside resort and home to a legendary boardwalk -- became the first location outside Nevada to legalize casinos. But by 2014, four of Atlantic City’s twelve casinos had closed, costing nearly…
By Lauren Feeney, Chasing the Dream
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Hillary Clinton on Wednesday ripped Donald Trump as a "shameful" businessman with a history of exploiting workers, holding up the presumptive Republican nominee's turbulent history in struggling Atlantic City as a warning for American voters.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Billionaire Carl Icahn isn't sure whether he'll spend the $100 million he promised to spruce up the struggling gambling hall opened in 1990 by Donald Trump, who hailed it as "the eighth wonder of the world."…
By Wayne Parry, Associated Press
By Ruth Tam
Americans know the Monopoly board. But how familiar are they with the city it's modeled after? A tour of Atlantic City and a conversation with Mayor Don Guardian reveal just how much "America's favorite playground" has changed since it inspired…
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
Casinos have been Atlantic City’s lifeblood. Now, they’re bottoming out at alarming rates -- four have already closed this year, leaving thousands unemployed. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores the gamble that elevated Atlantic City in its prime, and how residents…
Poet Karen Zaborowski Duffy has been a high school English teacher for 20 years. She's been a Philadelphia Phillies fan for even longer. Although her beloved team is not in this year's World Series, she shares a poem about being…
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