In an upset, truck driver Edward Durr defeats longtime New Jersey Senate president Stephen M. Sweeney to represent New Jersey's 3rd legislative district after the Associated Press called the race for him.
Sources: CBS News
Sources: CBS News
Voters head to the polls in Virginia to either re-elect former Governor Terry McAuliffe or elect former Carlyle Group CEO Glenn Youngkin. In New Jersey, voters head to the polls to either re-elect Governor Phil Murphy or elect former state legislator Jack Ciattarelli to replace him.
Voters in Arizona, New Jersey, Montana and South Dakota approve legislation legalizing recreational cannabis, while voters in Mississippi approve the medical use of cannabis. Oregon becomes the first U.S. state to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of hard drugs such as cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine.
Newark Liberty International Airport in northern New Jersey is closed for almost two hours after flames are spotted coming from a United Airlines Boeing 757 jet engine. All 124 passengers and seven crew members safely evacuate the plane.
The Associated Press reports a government-sponsored committee of 27 companies-trade associations, set up by the U.S. FAA in February, on Friday submitted recommendations that could clear the way for commercial drone flights over populated areas, and help speed the introduction of package delivery drones.
Azerbaijan calls a unilateral ceasefire in its fight with ethnic Armenians one day after 30 soldiers died. The Associated Press reports rebel forces reject Azerbaijan's claims, saying they see no sign the government has stopped fighting.
A rabbi in the U.S. state of New Jersey has been indicted for alleged sex crimes against two 13-year-old Israeli boys who were visiting the rabbi through a scholarship fund. The two boys had reported the abuse separately following their return.