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Joel Rose

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Revived Streetcars May Be On Track For Disappointment

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.

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The Seeds Of Apple's Standoff With DOJ May Have Been Sown In Brooklyn

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.

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Welcome To 'Koreatown,' A Cookbook To Tempt American Taste Buds

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.

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After Win In New Hampshire, Bernie Sanders Meets With Rev. Al Sharpton

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...

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Art Forgery Trial Asks: Were Dealers Duped, Or Did They Turn A Blind Eye?

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The New York art world was shocked when the city's oldest gallery abruptly closed its doors more than four years ago. A few days later, news broke that Knoedler & Company was accused of selling paintings it now admits were forgeries for millions of dollars each. The gallery and its ...

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Gun Stocks Up, But Activists Move To Expand Anti-Investment Push

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Instead of pushing for new gun laws, anti-gun activists want supporters to pull big gun retailers like Wal-Mart from their investment portfolios. But experts say it might not be effective.

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Trial To Begin For NYPD Officer Accused Of Killing Unarmed Black Man

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Peter Liang is charged with manslaughter in the 2014 shooting death of Akai Gurley in a Brooklyn housing project. Liang's lawyer calls the incident a tragedy but insists it's an accident, not a crime.

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Obama Aims To Expand Background Checks To Online Gun Sales

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Gun control advocates say that will tighten a big loophole allowing guns to change hands illegally. Gun rights groups say the president's executive order will mostly penalize law-abiding gun owners.

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New Year, New Laws: States Diverge On Gun Rights, Voting Restrictions

Saturday, January 02, 2016

In North Carolina, you'll need ID to vote; in Oregon, people will be automatically registered. California has a new way to block a person's access to firearms; in Texas, expect to see more handguns.

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N.Y. Crime Stats Hit New Low, But Residents Say They Don't Feel It

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Like last year, New York City will finish 2015 with historically low crime numbers. But despite that evidence, polls show many residents feel the city is heading back to the "old days" of high crime.

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Globetrotter Star Meadowlark Lemon Dies At 83

Monday, December 28, 2015

The man known as the "clown prince" of basketball has died. Meadowlark Lemon was a star for with the Harlem Globetrotters for two decades.

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With Islamophobia At Flood Tide, American Muslims Grapple With Suspicions

Saturday, December 12, 2015

The south side of Paterson looks like a classic New Jersey town, except that dozens of shops and restaurants have signs in Arabic as well as English. As you might expect, there's no shortage of opinions here about Donald Trump and the Republican presidential candidate's plan to block all Muslims ...

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FCC Attorneys Will Be Back In Court To Defend Net Neutrality

Friday, December 04, 2015

The Obama administration's plan to regulate Internet access like a public utility faces a big hurdle on Friday. Major phone and cable companies are challenging the FCC's Open Internet rules in court.

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Resettled Refugees Help To 'Bring Buffalo Back'

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

After losing jobs and people for half a century, the region in upstate New York is finally growing again. Refugees may be one reason why: Roughly 10,000 have resettled in the area since 2003.

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New York Banks On A Solar Factory To Ignite Buffalo's Economy

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Half of the $1 billion in tax credits and other economic incentives that Buffalo is getting from the state is going to build a solar panel factory. Skeptics say it's a risky way to create jobs.

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U.S. Resettlement Of Refugees Varies From Europe's Model

Monday, November 23, 2015

U.S. agencies say they'll continue to welcome refugees from all over the world, including Syria and Iraq. There are nine major resettlement agencies that work closely with the State Department.

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When Prisoners Email Their Lawyers, It's Often Not Confidential

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Many federal inmates have access to email but defense attorneys say they don't trust it, because prosecutors have used those emails as evidence in court.

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Doing More With Less: How The Mets Found Success In Youth, Discipline And Luck

Friday, October 30, 2015

Though they trail the Kansas City Royals 2-0 in the World Series, here's a look at how the Mets found success in youth and luck after their finances took a hit following the Bernie Madoff scandal.

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FCC Moves To Cut High Cost Of Prisoners' Calls

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Federal regulators want to cap the cost of phone calls from prison, which are far more expensive than ordinary calls. Commissions paid to local and state officials drive up costs, a phone firm says.

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30 Years After Their Father's Murder, Klinghoffer Daughters Step Onto Their Own Stage

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Leon Klinghoffer was killed during the hijacking of the Achille Lauro — and later became a character in a controversial opera. His daughters want people to know him in a different way.

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