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2 boaters rescued after clinging to boat for 3 hours

A man and a woman are safe after they spent three hours clinging to their capsized sailboat in the Atlantic Ocean about 65 miles off Atlantic City.

Miss America eliminates swimsuits and won’t judge on looks

The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance.

Portrait of a casino: Back in the black after 40 years

When Resorts became the first casino in the United States to open outside Nevada, gamblers overwhelmed it. Cars streamed into Atlantic City on May 26, 1978, and throngs waited in line for blocks on the famous Boardwalk.

3 Miss America officials resign, 1 apologizes to ex-winner

The top leadership of the Miss America Organization, implicated in an email scandal that targeted past pageant winners for abuse based on their appearance, intellect and sex lives, resigned on Saturday, with the outgoing president apologizing to a winner whose weight he ridiculed.

Union to strike against Trump Taj Mahal casino

Atlantic City's main casino workers union said it will go on strike against the Trump Taj Mahal casino.

Coast Guard rescues French sailor off New Jersey coast

A French sailor attempting to travel solo from New York to the United Kingdom has been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after his sailboat began sinking off the southern New Jersey coast.

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White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief

Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on Biden's proposed $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.

Delaware picks up come from behind win over UNCW Men’s Basketball

A 10-foot jumper by senior guard Ryan Allen with 15.9 seconds left lifted Delaware to a 67-62 victory over UNCW, salvaging a split of the Colonial Athletic Association men's basketball series on Sunday afternoon in Trask Coliseum.

Biden to lift Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in military

Multiple people familiar with the matter confirm to ABC News that President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on Monday that will lift the Pentagon’s ban on transgender people serving in the military.

‘Barney Miller,’ ‘Sanford and Son’ actor Gregory Sierra dies

Gregory Sierra, who had memorable roles in the 1970s sitcoms “Barney Miller” and “Sanford and Son,” has died after battling cancer. He was 83.