Joel Rose appears in the following:
Friday, October 17, 2014
Some critics charge that John Adams' opera is anti-Israel, even anti-Semitic. But the opera's supporters dispute that. With its Met debut on Monday, there are calls to burn the set to the ground.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Automatically charged as adults in New York, the 16- and 17-year-old boys are at risk for assault by both corrections officers and other inmates. But advocates say reform efforts are moving slowly.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Most forecasters predict that Republicans will pick up enough seats in the midterms to control the chamber. But Sam Wang at the Princeton Election Commission predicts the Democrats will hold on.
Friday, October 03, 2014
The title of the singer's new album neatly summarizes the thrust of her career, from her influential collaborations with Hazel Dickens in the '60s to her work as a folk music documentarian.
Friday, September 26, 2014
The number of women who report on the NFL is relatively small, especially on TV— but their voices have gotten louder since the Ray Rice story broke.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Hundreds of thousands are expected at a march in New York City ahead of the United Nations climate summit. Organizers want to send a message to world leaders that it's time to take concrete action.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Christie says the state's casinos and racetracks can begin offering sports betting, in apparent defiance of federal law. It's a move that's all but certain to be challenged in court by sports leagues.
Sunday, September 07, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was expected to cruise to victory in next Tuesday's Democratic primary. But he faces a surprisingly vigorous challenge from the left.
Friday, September 05, 2014
There's no shortage of songs about what it means to be a man. But what makes some music sound "manly" — and what attracts men to play and listen to certain genres of music? The answers are changing.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Men's rights movement leaders say they're pushing back against the excesses of feminism and highlighting the problems of men and boys. Critics argue that misogyny is lurking just below the surface.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Health officials want to reduce the rat population, so they're hiring extra exterminators, sealing up holes and teaching regular New Yorkers how to make homes and gardens less rat-friendly.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described the change in a letter to team owners. The league was criticized for suspending Ray Rice for only two games after his arrest on domestic violence charges.
Friday, August 22, 2014
The death of Eric Garner, like the shooting of Michael Brown, sparked protests. But the reaction in New York has been entirely peaceful, thanks partly to quick responses by police and civic officials.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing reports that his administration interfered with the work of an anti-corruption commission that he created — and then abruptly disbanded.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Funeral services are being held for Eric Garner, a New York City man who died in police custody. The incident is prompting the NYPD to rethink how it trains all its officers in the use of force.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is supporting the drug Truvada as part of the state's ambitious plan to fight AIDS. But some advocates worry it will encourage risky behavior or won't reach the most vulnerable.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
It's been nearly a year since a court ruling curtailed the New York Police Department's controversial practice. Today, Police Commissioner William Bratton says the city can be just as safe without it.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Stations of the Elevated was the first film to point a camera at the graffiti movement in New York, years before graffiti was recognized by the art world. Now, it's getting an official re-release.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The law says that once "personalized" guns are available in the U.S., all handguns sold in New Jersey must be smart guns. So, to avoid triggering the law, vendors aren't selling them — anywhere.