Joel Rose

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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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


To Flood-Proof Subways, N.Y. Looks At Everything From Plugs To Sheets

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.


Remembering Henry Jacobs, The 'Goof-Off' Who Pioneereed Surround Sound

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.

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At Sept. 11 Memorial, Pope Celebrates Tolerance And Religious Differences

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...


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 ...