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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Medi-Cal Expanded for Older Undocumented Immigrants

Plus: Texas orders National Guard to help with border arrests, Border Patrol considers closing interior checkpoints

How to Apply for a Street Vendor Permit and License in New York City

The rules for selling merchandise and food in the streets of New York City can be confusing. Here is an explanation of the vending licenses and permits needed to conduct business in the streets.