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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

In this Oct. 28, 1997 file photo, John Forbes Nash, 1994 Economics Nobel Prize winner, takes a break during the European School of Economics conference in Rome. Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind,” died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey on Saturday, May 23, 2015, police said. (AP Photo/Plinio Lepri, File)

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.

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John Nash, wife, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, die in NJ

In this Oct. 11, 1994 file photo, Princeton University professor John Nash speaks during a news conference at the school in Princeton, N.J., after being named the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for economics. Nash, whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind,” died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey on Saturday, May 23, 2015, police said. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.

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Judge dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice

In this May 1, 2014, file photo, Ray Rice holds hands with his wife Janay Palmer as they arrive at Atlantic County Criminal Courthouse in Mays Landing, N..J. A judge in New Jersey has dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator. Judge Michael Donio dismissed the charges Thursday, May 21, 2015,  after the Atlantic County prosecutor told him the former Baltimore Ravens running back had completed the terms of his pretrial intervention.(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A judge in New Jersey has dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator.

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Jets’ McDougle returns to field after missing last season

New York Jets cornerback Dexter McDougle speaks to reporters during an NFL football organized team activity, Wednesday, May 20, 2015, in Florham Park, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Dexter McDougle took a few speedy steps toward making good on a promise he made to himself — and New York Jets fans — nearly a year ago.

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Former Jets linebacker pleads guilty in ‘revenge porn’ case

This June 16, 2014 file photo shows New York Jets linebacker Jermaine Cunningham in Forham Park, N.J.  Cunningham, a former New York Jets linebacker has pleaded guilty to three charges in connection with a domestic dispute that invoked New Jersey’s “revenge porn” law, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. (AP Photo/File)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New York Jets linebacker pleaded guilty Wednesday to three charges in connection with a domestic dispute that invoked New Jersey’s landmark “revenge porn” law.

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