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Police investigate a car stopped in front of a security gate this week outside City Hall in New York. Douglas Schifter, a longtime New York City livery driver, took his life in front of City Hall. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Driver's Suicide Highlights 'Race To The Bottom' In Cab Industry, Union Director Says

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New York City has seen a precipitous drop in crime over the past several years. Bill Bratton, who served as NYPD's commissioner, says the department's police tactics have contributed to that crime reduction. Scott Roth/Invision/AP hide caption

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How Crime Rates In New York City Reached Record Lows

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A red arrow points to Akayed Ullah, accused of triggering an explosion in the New York City subway system Monday. The image is from surveillance cameras in the commuter tunnel near Times Square; it's part of the federal complaint against Ullah. U.S. Attorney's Office hide caption

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Rats have been a persistent problem for cities around the world. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Genetic Divide Between NYC's Uptown And Downtown Rats

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People walk by a sign at the entrance to Rikers Island on March 31, 2017. New York cITY Mayor Bill de Blasio has said that he agrees with the fundamentals of a plan to close the jail complex within 10 years. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Flowers are placed on a bike at a memorial on Thursday at the scene of Tuesday's terrorist attack along a bike path in Lower Manhattan. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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After An Attack, New Yorkers' Brave Act: Keep Going

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Police gather at the scene of Tuesday's attack in New York City. Andy Kiss/Getty Images hide caption

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"Pedestrian hit"

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Police secure the area in Lower Manhattan near where a vehicle drove onto a bicycle path Tuesday afternoon, killing "several people," according to New York City police. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Todd Haynes On 'Wonderstruck,' And Evolution Of Deaf Culture In The U.S.

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