Nation Aug 11

Inside Atlantic City’s boom and bust

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…

Politics Jul 06

Clinton casts Trump’s Atlantic City record as ‘shameful’

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.

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…