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The Freelancers Hub in Brooklyn offers classes, shared office space, tax and legal advice for free. Kholood Eid for NPR hide caption

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This New Program Aims To Train The Growing Freelance Workforce

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The night sky over New York City turned bright blue Thursday night, the result of a sustained electrical arc flash at an Astoria, Queens, power plant, according to Con Edison. Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Google says it will lease office space at three spots in the West Village to create a new campus for thousands of workers in New York City. Here, a pedestrian passes by 345 Hudson Street, one of the buildings Google will be using. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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A view of New York City from the Empire State Building on Tuesday. The city just had its first weekend without a single shooting in at least 25 years. Theo Wargo/Getty Images hide caption

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks in 2017. The mayor signed a provision into a law on Tuesday that allows people born in New York City who do not identify as male or female to change their birth certificate sex to a third-category of X. Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works hide caption

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At a recent meeting of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, angry taxi drivers who want the city to buy back their medallions, surrounded Kate Toran, who heads the city's taxi program. Sam Harnett/KQED hide caption

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Cities Made Millions Selling Taxi Medallions, Now Drivers Are Paying the Price

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Audra Palacio walks with her father Peter Palacio back to their house. The house is part of an affordable housing plan called Nehemiah. The Palacios moved here in 1983, when Audra was six years old. Kholood Eid for NPR hide caption

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The American Dream: One Block Can Make All The Difference

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A puppet technician for the long-running musical The Lion King was arrested after police found him allegedly using a 3D printer to manufacture a gun at the theater. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon delivers her concession speech. Jason DeCrow/AP hide caption

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Opinion: Live And Let Bagel

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Joe Dittmar holds remnants of the World Trade Center — a section from one of the core beams of the South Tower, right, and a bolt from a steel beam. Jud Esty-Kendall/StoryCorps hide caption

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'They Thought I Was Dead': A Sept. 11 Survivor Recalls His Escape

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On Monday, Jared Kushner's family business, Kushner Cos., was fined $210,000 by New York City for falsifying construction building permits. The violations occurred while the presidential adviser was CEO of the company. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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