One week left to eat a Subway ‘yoga mat’ sandwich

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Subway says a chemical bleaching agent used in its sandwich bread, as well as yoga mats and shoes, will be totally phased out by next week.

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Photographer documents subway construction nine stories below Manhattan

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A project 90 years in the making had better be impressive, and the Metropolitan Transport Authority’s $4.5 billion Second Avenue Subway project does not disappoint.

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Where’s the inch? Subway’s Footlong falls short

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Call it “Subway and the angry inch.” On Tuesday, a Facebook user posted a picture of a Subway “Footlong” sub next to a tape measure, and showing the sandwich coming up short, measuring a mere 11 inches. The caption read, “subway pls respond.”

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Suspect arrested in deadly New York subway push, law enforcement sources say

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A 30-year-old former deli worker has been arrested on second-degree murder charges in the death of a New York subway rider pushed off the platform and into the path of an oncoming train at 49th Street after an argument.

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Photographer: ‘No way’ I could have saved subway victim

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R. Umar Abbasi, a freelance photographer for the New York Post, talks about the controversial photo he took of the man about to be hit by a subway train after being pushed onto the tracks, saying he was attempting to alert the driver and there was “no way” he could have rescued the man.

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Witnesses: Man pushed to his death on NYC subway tracks after argument

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A man was pushed onto subway tracks and killed by a train in Manhattan after an argument with another traveler Monday afternoon, witnesses and law enforcement sources said.

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Tunnel flooding may drive subway rats onto NYC streets

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New Yorkers may see an unwanted group of refugees in the wake of Hurricane Sandy — the rats that live in the city’s subway tunnels.

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NYC teen licks an entire subway railing for a buck

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On a dare, a kid in New York City licked an entire handrail at the entrance of the subway for a dollar— and presumably all the benefits of YouTube stardom. This, it goes without saying, is gross. But we wanted to know exactly how gross it is. 

Shanghai subway to scantily clad women: No wonder you’ll be sexually harassed!

BEIJING – For women in Shanghai looking to beat the heat this summer with skimpier clothes, the city’s subway authorities have a message: dress appropriately or be ready to deal with the inevitable sexual harassment. 

The controversy online started on June 20 when someone posted on the Shanghai Number 2 Subway Line official Weibo account – Chinese version of Twitter – a picture of a female passenger wearing a revealing dress with the comment: “If that’s what you wear on the subway, then no wonder you will be sexually harassed! There are perverts riding the subway every day and we can’t catch them all. Girls, you’ve got to respect yourself!”

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