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On Wednesday, May 6, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority began its unprecedented 24/7 cleaning operation and new MTA Essential Plan Night Service during the subway closure from 1 – 5 a.m. The new cleaning and disinfecting regimen marks the most aggressive in the MTA’s history, and will include around-the-clock efforts at all facilities. Photo: Marc A. Hermann / MTA New York City Transit

Essential Subway Workers Allege Underpayment and Dangerous Conditions

Workers were told to clean up vomit and feces. "All they gave us was a towel, cheap gloves, and one face mask. It was really miserable,” one former contractor said.

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Jing Fong’s Workers are Fighting to Keep Their Chinatown Restaurant Alive

Over 100 people gathered outside the restaurant's landlord East Bank in Chinatown to protest its closure

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Biden Meets With Mexican President to Discuss Migration

President Biden and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said they will cooperate on migrant issues.

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City Council Supports Immigration Relief During the Pandemic

New York City Council voted to adopt legislation to provide relief for undocumented families of frontline workers who died of COVID-19.