#New Jersey

.Atlantic City, NJ, USA
Trump Plaza used to be a centrepiece in Atlantic City. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Trump Plaza had been closed since 2014
  • It was once a staple spot for movie stars, athletes and rockstars to party
  • Donald Trump had cut ties with the casino in 2009 after a series of bankruptcy filings

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A New Jersey man, Joe DiMeo, got a rare but successful face and hands transplant. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@nyulangone)

  • 'I knew it would be baby steps all the way', said Joe DiMeo
  • A simultaneous face and double hand transplant are very rare in medical history
  • DiMeo will also be on lifetime medications to avoid rejecting the transplants

.New York, NY, USA
.Washington D.C., DC, USA
More than 1,600 US flights were canceled. (Representational Image/ AFP/PTI)

  • A snowstorm has brought havoc to the east coast of the United States
  • It has caused shutting down of  airports, closing of schools and disrupting vaccination
  • New York declared a state of emergency banning non-essential travel

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
A blizzard warning continued for both sides of the California-Nevada border along a 170-mile (274-kilometer) stretch of the Sierra. (AP/PTI Photo)

  • Around tens of millions of people are going to be affected as the NWS issued warnings from Virginia to Maine
  • A state of emergency was issued in New Jersey ahead of the snowstorm's arrival on Sunday night
  • The storm hit California last week, resulting in more than six feet of snow and heavy rainfall and then moved to the Midwest

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Marijuana can be used for recreational purposes in the two states. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Marijuana was among the 124 statutory and consitutional questions put before voters this year, according to reports
  • Marijuana also featured in Montana, Mississippi and South Dakota's ballot
  • Earlier in the day, Oregon became the first US state to legalise hard drugs

.New Jersey, USA
Phil Murphy said that he tested negative for coronavirus. (Photo Credit: Facebook/ @governorphilmurphy)

  • Governor Phil Murphy said he was in contact with a person who tested positive for coronavirus
  • He announced this while addressing a press conference
  • Murphy said he exhibited no COVID-19 symptoms

.Secaucus, NJ, USA
The police officer received a call from the baby's father, who said that he was "turning blue". (Photo Credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • Officer Mikhail Kowlessar slapped the choking baby on the back
  • The baby spit up some clear liquid, following which he started breathing again
  • The infant was rushed to Hackensack University Medical Center thereafter and was discharged on Thursday