Joel Rose appears in the following:
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
The pianist and composer, a force on the jazz scene for 50 years, celebrated her 80th birthday with a gala concert and new album — and she has another album on the way.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Seventeen states have legal protections to prevent discrimination against transgender people in areas like housing and employment. But just having a law on the books doesn't change people's attitudes.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Public defenders in the Bronx filed a lawsuit Tuesday against lawmakers in New York. They charge that courts are chronically understaffed, jeopardizing the right to a speedy trial for many defendants.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
More than 100 alleged members of two rival gangs in the Bronx were arrested early Wednesday morning in what prosecutors are calling the largest gang takedown of its kind in New York City history.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
A bill in New York would allow police to examine drivers' phones to see whether they were using the device at the time of an accident. But critics are worried about privacy implications.
Friday, April 15, 2016
In a number of cities, what riders say may be recorded. Transit agencies are adding audio recording for security reasons, but civil liberties advocates say it's an invasion of privacy.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
In New York and San Francisco, lawmakers have taken groundbreaking steps toward more generous leave policies. Still, some business leaders worry how much paid family leave will cost them.
Friday, April 08, 2016
Suppose there were a new kind of gun that might reduce accidental shootings. Such a smart gun exists, but you can't buy one in the U.S. There is a lot of opposition to smart guns.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
If we can lock and unlock our smartphones with a fingerprint, why can't we do the same with guns? One company tried to make a safer so called smart gun and found itself hated by everyone.
Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Princeton University has decided to keep former President Woodrow Wilson's name on its school of Foreign Policy despite protests on campus demanding its removal due to his segregationist views.
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Designer and sculptor Harry Bertoia spent the final decades of his life creating mesmerizing "sonambient" music out of big metal objects. An 11-CD collection of his recordings has just been reissued.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
The mayor says his town, known for its boardwalk casinos, will run out of money soon. State lawmakers have a plan to get the city's finances under control, but city leaders say it's a bad deal.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Atlantic City, N.J., is set to run out of money in April. The city is fighting a state takeover bill that's circulating in Trenton.
Friday, March 11, 2016
Sunny Balzano was the genial and eccentric proprietor of a beloved bar in Red Hook, Brooklyn. He died Thursday at 81, just weeks after the publication of a new book about his life and times.
Thursday, March 03, 2016
Pundits and politicians have staked out their positions in the encryption dispute between Apple and the FBI. The same debate is playing out across the country between siblings, parent...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
New York City plans to add streetcars to connect its isolated areas, but critics are wary. Streetcars in other cities have few riders, and Washington, D.C.'s streetcar opening was delayed for years.
Monday, February 22, 2016
Apple is opposing an FBI request to defeat the security on the San Bernardino shooter's phone — but it's not the first time Apple has opposed such an order. A 2015 case may hint at what's to come.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
From LA to New York, Chef Deuki Hong and writer Matt Rodbard spent two years eating in Korean-American communities. Their new cookbook captures both well-known and obscure flavors of this cuisine.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Fresh off his victory in the New Hampshire primary, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in New York to visit with Rev. Al Sharpton. They met at Sylvia's, the Harlem s...