Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate

Brazil’s Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed Latin America’s largest nation and exposed deep rifts among its people on everything from race relations to social spending.

Paterson police looking for man in hammer attack on two teens

A teenage boy and girl suffered various injuries when a man with a hammer attacked them Monday afternoon at a grocery store in the 1st Ward, police said.

Trump, Mexico president dispute immigration, trade

Speaking just hours before a major speech on immigration, Trump re-affirmed his plans to build a wall along the nation’s southern border, the subject of much criticism in Mexico.

Toys 'R' Us, American Girl are play partners

The Wayne-based retailer has an exclusive deal to sell the doll brand

N.J. Open Space advocates expect $70M to be available next year for projects

The advocates gathered with lawmakers at the State House Wednesday to celebrate passage of the “Preserve New Jersey Act” which specifies how open space revenues approved by the voters in a 2014 constitutional amendment should be divided up.

Slain IS figure was powerful leader with multiple roles

With the killing of Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the Islamic State group lost one of its most powerful figures, a militant with multiple roles: A propaganda chief, overseer of spectacular attacks in Europe and a trusted lieutenant of the group’s top leader.

Arrests for Marijuana top Millburn police blotter

In five separate incidents, eight people were arrested in the township for drug possession during the past week, according to police.

Woman reading book on N.J. beach run over by trash truck

Authorities say a Canadian woman lying on a New Jersey beach has been run over by a truck picking up trash.

Declining energy shares drag market lower

U.S. stocks are down in afternoon trading Wednesday as energy companies fall with the price of oil and makers of chemicals and other materials take losses.

Congress concerned by Blue Alert delays after ambush attacks on police

The authors of a law creating a national “Blue Alert” system are demanding answers from the Justice Department about why the system to prevent ambush attacks against police isn’t up and running.