About 200 protesters gathered outside the Prudential Center on Monday to demand lead-free water on a historic day for the city -- its first time hosting the VMAs.
Nick CorasanitiWe're now 2 hours into the #VMAs, held in Newark as the city is in the midst of a water crisis.
No performer, presenter or award winner has made a mention of it.
Outside, hundreds were protesting before the start, via @karen_yi@AmyKup
How a long line of questionable decisions led to the crisis over lead contamination in Newark.
Nick CorasanitiFor a week, Newark has been distributing bottled water to thousands of residents amid a growing lead contamination crisis. Bottled water distribution will continue for at least another three weeks.
Here’s how Newark got here, w/ @coreykilgannon@jswatz
A Jersey Shore town has come up with a creative but costly way to tame its marauding gulls.
Nick CorasanitiFor years, a dropped bucket of fries would turn the Ocean City boardwalk into a Hitchcockian dystopia of divebombing birds.
So the city called in seven winged bouncers - falcons, hawks and an owl - to get the unruly seagulls in line.
And it’s working.
Mr. Epstein, the accused sex trafficker, was fascinated by eugenics. He told scientists and others of his vision of using his New Mexico ranch to impregnate women.
Nick Corasaniti"Epstein told scientists and businessmen about his ambitions to use his New Mexico ranch as a base where women would be inseminated with his sperm and would give birth to his babies."
A baffling alert. A race to the wrong building. Notre-Dame still stands only because firefighters decided to risk everything, a New York Times reconstruction has found.
Nick CorasanitiA baffling alert. A race to the wrong building. Notre-Dame still stands only because firefighters decided to risk everything.
This @nytimes Notre-Dame fire investigation is one of the best things I've read all year