Four Subway Stabbings and a Young Man’s Downward Spiral

The rampage on the A train line reflected a convergence of crises — homelessness and mental illness — in a desolate subway system.

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They’re Young, Unemployed and Facing Bleak Prospects

They worked low-paid jobs in restaurants, stores and theaters. Now they are filing for unemployment at twice the rate as before the pandemic.

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