Harry Patel, an employee of Blondie's Deli and Grocery, talks on the phone while waiting for customers in New York on Monday. A new anti-smoking proposal would make New York the first city in the nation to keep tobacco products out of sight in retail stores. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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For the first time in six decades, New York City has added more residents than it lost, according to the most recent Census data. Here, lower Manhattan and Brooklyn are seen in a photo taken in February. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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Posters like this one tell patients in New York City emergency rooms what to expect when it comes to painkiller prescriptions. New York City Health Department hide caption

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Mourners lined the street Sunday outside a synagogue in Brooklyn where funeral services were held for Raizy and Nathan Glauber. Verena Dobnik/AP hide caption

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks to the media outside the White House after meeting with Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday to discuss the administration's proposals to reduce gun violence. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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New York City rules will soon permit yellow cab drivers to accept rides through smartphone apps. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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In New York, Taxi Apps Raise Objections From Competitors

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All locked up: School buses sat idle this morning in the Jamaica section of New York City. Justin Lane /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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An injured person is moved to an ambulance following a ferry accident during rush hour in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday. At least 50 people were injured, according to news reports. The ferry ran into a pier, causing a large gash on its front side. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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The photo that touched many hearts: New York City Police Officer Lawrence DePrimo gives a shoeless man a pair of boots on a frigid night last month. That man was later identified as 54-year-old Jeffrey Hillman. Jennifer Foster/NYPD via Facebook hide caption

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At least for one day and night, the city that never sleeps was peaceful. Eduardo Munoz /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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