New Jersey

State in the northeastern United States

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York; on the east, southeast, and south by the Atlantic Ocean; on the west by the Delaware River and Pennsylvania; and on the southwest by Delaware Bay and the State of Delaware. New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state by area but the 11th-most populous, with 8,882,190 residents as of 2019 and an area of 8,722.58 square miles, making it the most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states. Its largest city is Newark. All but one county in New Jersey lie within the combined statistical areas of New York City or Philadelphia. New Jersey was the second-wealthiest U.S. state by median household income as of 2017.

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The state is seeing a rise in cases, with daily case numbers reaching highs this week not seen since May.
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The Justice Department has charged eight people with working on behalf of the Chinese government in a pressure campaign aimed at coercing a New Jersey man who..
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The eight individuals allegedly stalked and harassed a Chinese citizen living in New Jersey in an attempt to force him to return to China.
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Neighborhood complaints about traffic compelled Antonio Rodrigues to take down his extensive lawn display of zombie statues ahead of Halloween.
 
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Los Angeles County tops 300K cases. New Jersey's largest city sets curfew. Texas State to host in-person commencement ceremonies. Latest COVID news.
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Newark, New Jersey is reversing course on reopening as cases rise around the city.
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Here's how Eastern State Penitentiary, Six Flags Great Adventure and more are adapting to life under COVID-19.
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The northeast region of the U.S. is experiencing a surge of the coronavirus, and governors from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut are urging citizens to stop..
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The state reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases for four days straight, and the governor announced Wednesday he was self-quarantining.
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"I mistook the bubble of security around the president for a viral safe zone. I was wrong," the former New Jersey governor wrote.
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Housing segregation made New Jersey ripe for the pandemic's spread. In this six-part series, USA TODAY investigates how racism fuels COVID-19 deaths.
 
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Cuomo is speaking after red zone COVID-19 infection rates have come down in parts of the state in the last week, but as as New Jersey sees a surge in cases.
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The world's longest flight is returning to the skies, and this time it's going to fly even further. Singapore Airlines has announced the resumption of flights..
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