Joel Rose appears in the following:
Sunday, June 28, 2015
There were moments of wrenching sadness during this weekend's funerals for three members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. But there was also a sense of determination to move forward. Meanwhile, the South Carolina state legislature will meet next month to debate the future of the Confederate flag.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
South Carolina grieved this week for the 9 people murdered by an avowed white supremacist. But grief turned gradually to hope, as President Obama delivered a rousing eulogy for one of the deceased.
Friday, June 26, 2015
The murder of state Senator Clementa Pinckney and eight others by an avowed white supremacist has led to a new push to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The body of Rev. Clementa Pinckney goes on public viewing Wednesday in the South Carolina State House. Pinckney — the pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church and a state senator — was fatally gunned down last week along with eight of his parishioners during a bible study at his church in Charleston.
Friday, June 19, 2015
The U.S. government crushed one ton of ivory in New York's Times Square on Friday. The goal is to raise awareness of elephant poaching and the wildlife trafficking crisis.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Wireless carrier AT&T got hit with a $100 million fine — the largest ever proposed by regulators at the FCC. The company is accused of falsely promising "unlimited" data plans, which it disputes.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Billionaire and reality TV fixture Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he is running for president. Trump has flirted with running before, but he is more serious this time.
Friday, June 12, 2015
A federal court on Thursday refused to block the Federal Communications Commission's new rules that regulate the Internet in a similar fashion to the way it regulates telephone service.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Paul is mostly remembered for his musical innovations, especially the instrument that bears his name. But he was also an accomplished jazz musician who kept performing even in his final years.
Saturday, June 06, 2015
The Triple Crown hopeful could beat the odds and win at Belmont Park on Saturday, but like so many other Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners, he'll have to beat a field of better-rested rivals.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
The force's union faces a serious upcoming election challenge. Opponents of incumbent President Patrick Lynch say it's time for a new dialogue with city leaders and the public.
Friday, May 22, 2015
What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
New York City authorities Thursday launched a single "day of action" to educate nail salon operators, workers and customers about labor and immigration standards following a recent New York Times report on the widespread exploitation of undocumented immigrant workers in city salons.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Robert Sumwalt of the National Transportation Safety Board spoke at a news conference explaining that the engineer and two assistant conductors of Amtrak Train number 188 were interviewed Friday.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Speed control technology had been installed at the site of the derailment Tuesday night, but it had yet to be tested. Investigators continue to probe why the train was going 100 mph when it derailed.
Friday, May 15, 2015
The economic outlook for Amtrak was troubled even before this week's train derailment in Philadelphia. On Capitol Hill, lawmakers are deeply divided over funding for the passenger rail service.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
The CEO of Amtrak pledged Thursday to install automated speed control technology on the Northeast Corridor by the end of the year. An Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia was traveling over 100 mph at a curve where the speed limit is 50. But some say simpler solutions — like putting a second engineer at the controls — might be a cheaper way to save lives.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night. At least seven people were killed and more than 200 passengers were treated for injuries.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
For decades, the museum was housed in a concrete fortress with few windows. Its new home offers striking views of the Manhattan skyline, but critics say the design draws attention away from the art.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
The Department of Justice is exploring big changes to the music publishing business for the first time since World War II.