Joel Rose

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N.J. Gov. Christie Backs A Long Shot: Sports Betting

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Christie says the state's casinos and racetracks can begin offering sports betting, in apparent defiance of federal law. It's a move that's all but certain to be challenged in court by sports leagues.


Cuomo Gets More Of An Opponent Than He Bargained For

Sunday, September 07, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was expected to cruise to victory in next Tuesday's Democratic primary. But he faces a surprisingly vigorous challenge from the left.


Manliness In Music: The XY Hits The Hi-Fi

Friday, September 05, 2014

There's no shortage of songs about what it means to be a man. But what makes some music sound "manly" — and what attracts men to play and listen to certain genres of music? The answers are changing.


For Men's Rights Groups, Feminism Has Come At The Expense Of Men

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Men's rights movement leaders say they're pushing back against the excesses of feminism and highlighting the problems of men and boys. Critics argue that misogyny is lurking just below the surface.


Rats! New York City Tries To Drain Rodent 'Reservoirs'

Friday, August 29, 2014

Health officials want to reduce the rat population, so they're hiring extra exterminators, sealing up holes and teaching regular New Yorkers how to make homes and gardens less rat-friendly.

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NFL Lays Out New Penalty For Domestic Violence: 6-Game Suspension

Thursday, August 28, 2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described the change in a letter to team owners. The league was criticized for suspending Ray Rice for only two games after his arrest on domestic violence charges.


In New York And Ferguson, Two Deaths, Two Different Responses

Friday, August 22, 2014

The death of Eric Garner, like the shooting of Michael Brown, sparked protests. But the reaction in New York has been entirely peaceful, thanks partly to quick responses by police and civic officials.


With Prosecutors Circling, Ethics Questions Get Serious For N.Y. Governor

Thursday, July 31, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing reports that his administration interfered with the work of an anti-corruption commission that he created — and then abruptly disbanded.


N.Y. Man's Death Prompts Police Introspection On Use Of Force

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Funeral services are being held for Eric Garner, a New York City man who died in police custody. The incident is prompting the NYPD to rethink how it trains all its officers in the use of force.


As New York Embraces HIV-Preventing Pill, Some Voice Doubts

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is supporting the drug Truvada as part of the state's ambitious plan to fight AIDS. But some advocates worry it will encourage risky behavior or won't reach the most vulnerable.


Brooklyn DA Shifts Stance On Pot, But That Won't Impact NYPD

Saturday, July 12, 2014

District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.


Top NYPD Cop: Stop-And-Frisk Is Not 'The Problem Or The Solution'

Thursday, July 03, 2014

It's been nearly a year since a court ruling curtailed the New York Police Department's controversial practice. Today, Police Commissioner William Bratton says the city can be just as safe without it.


After Decades On VHS, Graffiti's Golden Age Returns To Big Screen

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Stations of the Elevated was the first film to point a camera at the graffiti movement in New York, years before graffiti was recognized by the art world. Now, it's getting an official re-release.


A New Jersey Law That's Kept Smart Guns Off Shelves Nationwide

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The law says that once "personalized" guns are available in the U.S., all handguns sold in New Jersey must be smart guns. So, to avoid triggering the law, vendors aren't selling them — anywhere.

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Settlement Spells Apparent Final Chapter To Central Park Rape Case

Friday, June 20, 2014

New York City has reportedly reached a settlement with five men who were wrongly convicted of the brutal 1989 beating and rape of a female jogger in Central Park. If approved, the reported $40 million settlement would bring an apparent end to one of the most sensational crime stories in recent city history.


Move Over, Bridgegate: Chris Christie's Next Campaign Roadblock

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Turns out New Jersey's economy — not the George Washington Bridge scandal — may be the biggest threat to the governor's presidential ambitions.


Why Is It So Hard For A Horse To Win The Triple Crown?

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

It's been 36 years since a horse won racing's ultimate trifecta. For California Chrome to break the drought Saturday, the colt must contend with challenges that have stymied a dozen horses before him.


World Trade Center Developer Wants Loan Guarantees To Resume Project

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The landlords at 1 World Trade Center dropped the rent because the building is more than 40 percent vacant. That raises questions about 3 World Trade Center, which is still under construction.


Saturn Still Swings: Celebrating Sun Ra At 100

Thursday, May 22, 2014

"In my music I speak of unknown things, impossible things, ancient things, potential things," the influential and eccentric jazz musician once said. "No two songs tell the same story."


On The Bedrock Of Fallen Towers, September 11 Museum Opens Doors

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The National September 11 Memorial and Museum was officially dedicated Thursday in New York. President Obama and other elected officials joined survivors and victims' families in a poignant ceremony.