Joel Rose appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
New York City's transit authority wants to protect Lower Manhattan subway stations from storm flooding. It's racing to get technology tested and in place in time for the next big one.
Saturday, October 03, 2015
Pioneering sound artist Henry Jacobs has died. Jacobs was a humorist, record producer, sound designer and more. None of these pursuits made him wealthy or famous, but his audio experiments influenced far better-known comedians and filmmakers. He died last Friday of a heart attack at the age of 90.
Friday, September 25, 2015
During his trip to New York City, Pope Francis visited the Sept. 11 memorial on Friday, also taking part in an interfaith service with other religious leaders. He is visiting with fam...
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Republicans eager to blunt Donald Trump's front-runner status in the GOP presidential primary think they've found the issue that will finally sink the billionaire's White House hopes: eminent domain.
Sunday, September 06, 2015
Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the U.S. has American Catholics excited — but they aren't the only ones. The pope's statements on the environment and social issues have appealed to non-Catholics, too.
Monday, August 24, 2015
It was an erratic day on Wall Street Monday. But outside the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan, traders and tourists alike were taking the ups and downs in stride.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
It's been 105 years since the rail tunnels between Manhattan and New Jersey were built. But even as they show their wear and tear, politicians disagree on who should foot the bill to replace them.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Years after the subprime mortgage crisis, New Jersey has the nation's highest rate of zombie homes — abandoned by their former owners but not yet through foreclosure. Some sit vacant for years.