Joel Rose

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How An Idea To Develop A Safer, Smart Gun Backfired

Thursday, April 07, 2016

If we can lock and unlock our smartphones with a fingerprint, why can't we do the same with guns? One company tried to make a safer so called smart gun and found itself hated by everyone.


Despite Protests, Princeton To Keep Wilson's Name On School Buildings

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Princeton University has decided to keep former President Woodrow Wilson's name on its school of Foreign Policy despite protests on campus demanding its removal due to his segregationist views.


Sound Sculptor Harry Bertoia Created Musical, Meditative Art

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Designer and sculptor Harry Bertoia spent the final decades of his life creating mesmerizing "sonambient" music out of big metal objects. An 11-CD collection of his recordings has just been reissued.


Atlantic City Faces Financial Collapse, Cringes At State Takeover

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The mayor says his town, known for its boardwalk casinos, will run out of money soon. State lawmakers have a plan to get the city's finances under control, but city leaders say it's a bad deal.


As Atlantic City Runs Out Of Money, State Legislature Floats Takeover Bill

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Atlantic City, N.J., is set to run out of money in April. The city is fighting a state takeover bill that's circulating in Trenton.


Longtime Brooklyn Bartender Who Inspired 'Sunny's Nights' Has Died

Friday, March 11, 2016

Sunny Balzano was the genial and eccentric proprietor of a beloved bar in Red Hook, Brooklyn. He died Thursday at 81, just weeks after the publication of a new book about his life and times.


Apple Dispute Gets Personal: Encryption Debate Plays Out At Home

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Pundits and politicians have staked out their positions in the encryption dispute between Apple and the FBI. The same debate is playing out across the country between siblings, parent...


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.


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.


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.


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...


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.