Joel Rose

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Get Off My Lawn: Conservatives Critique Trump On Eminent Domain

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.


With Bold Words And Baby Steps, Pope Finds Fans Beyond His Flock

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.


Response To Volatile Wall Street Muted In Lower Manhattan

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.


Aging Tunnels Under Hudson River Threaten To Disrupt Transport, Commerce

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.


Ever Since The Great Recession, Zombie Houses Have Haunted New Jersey

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.


MEOWZA: You'll Never Guess These 5 Jaw-Dropping Facts About Online Cat Videos

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Cat videos are so ubiquitous on the Internet that they've become shorthand for the most trivial kind of clickbait. But a new exhibition called How Cats Took Over the Internet, now at Museum of the Moving Image in New York City, suggests that these feline videos can be more ...


Green Pie In The Sky? Vertical Farming Is On The Rise In Newark

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

A former steel mill in New Jersey is getting a new lease on life as an indoor farm. AeroFarms is betting it can turn a profit growing greens with lights, using far less water than a traditional farm.


'End Of The Tour': An Unauthorized 'Anti-Biopic' Of David Foster Wallace

Friday, July 31, 2015

Instead of telling the author's life story, the film (which the Wallace estate does not approve of) focuses on five days in 1996 during the publicity tour for Infinite Jest.


New York's LaGuardia Airport To Get Much-Needed Overhaul

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joe Biden announced the plan to replace LaGuardia airport with a new terminal, at a projected cost of $4 billion. Construction is expected to begin next year.


Flouting The Law, Some New Yorkers Won't Register Guns

Friday, July 24, 2015

The state passed a tough gun law in 2013, but the people "have repealed it on their own. They're just ignoring the law," says the head of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association.


New York City Reaches $5.9 Million Settlement With Eric Garner Family

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

New York City has reached a $5.9 million settlement with the family of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man who died after police placed him in a chokehold last year. Garner's family he...


How Harper Lee Went From Wannabe Writer To The Jane Austen Of Alabama

Friday, July 10, 2015

Lee once said she wanted to be the chronicler of "small-town, middle-class Southern life." Even without her highly anticipated second novel, Go Set a Watchman, many fans would say she succeeded.


New York City To End Cash Bail For Low-Level Defendants

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The $18 million initiative allows judges to release suspects into court supervision, instead of requiring cash bail. That could keep many pretrial defendants out of the troubled Rikers Island jail.


No One Can Drive New Jerseyans Away From Full-Service Gas

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

With Oregon moving toward allowing self-service, New Jersey will soon be the last state where you cannot legally pump your own gas. But most Garden State drivers seem to like it that way.


Funerals And The Future Of The Confederate Flag

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 f...


Shock, Forgiveness, Grief: A Profound Week For South Carolina

Saturday, June 27, 2015

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Flag Controversy Puts S.C. Lawmakers At Odds With Many Constituents

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.


South Carolina State House Holds Viewing For Rev. Clementa Pinckney

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 ...


Ivory Crushed In Times Square To Raise Awareness Of Wildlife Trafficking

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.


FCC Fines AT&T For False Data Plan Promises

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.