'All eyes' on New York: Reopening tests city torn by crises

  • Pedestrians wear face coverings and protective masks as they cross Mains street, Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Flushing section of the Queens borough of New York. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality.

    Pedestrians wear face coverings and protective masks as they cross Mains street, Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Flushing section of the Queens borough of New York. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality. Associated Press

  • A commuters walks on a nearly empty subway platform in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday.

    A commuters walks on a nearly empty subway platform in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday. Associated Press

  • Patrons wearing protective masks wait to enter a Chase bank location, Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Flushing section of the Queens borough of New York. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality.

    Patrons wearing protective masks wait to enter a Chase bank location, Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Flushing section of the Queens borough of New York. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality. Associated Press

  • Patrons pass a Starbucks and a closed jewelry store Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality.

    Patrons pass a Starbucks and a closed jewelry store Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality. Associated Press

  • People with their face masks stand in line to enter a Sneaker Box after it reopens, Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Bronx borough of New York. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality.

    People with their face masks stand in line to enter a Sneaker Box after it reopens, Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Bronx borough of New York. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality. Associated Press

  • Stanley Castillo, the owner of JD Concourse Furniture, walks through his Bronx store, Monday, June 8, 2020, in New York. Castillo stood in front of his business a week ago during protests in his neighbourhood to protect it from potential looting. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality.

    Stanley Castillo, the owner of JD Concourse Furniture, walks through his Bronx store, Monday, June 8, 2020, in New York. Castillo stood in front of his business a week ago during protests in his neighbourhood to protect it from potential looting. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality. Associated Press

  • Customers browse at Danice clothing store as the Bronx business reopens, Monday, June 8, 2020, in New York. The store was ransacked a week ago during protests. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality.

    Customers browse at Danice clothing store as the Bronx business reopens, Monday, June 8, 2020, in New York. The store was ransacked a week ago during protests. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality. Associated Press

  • A store employee, second from left, talks to waiting customers at P.C. Richard and Son electronics and appliance store, Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Bronx borough of New York. The store is only providing pick-up orders on Monday. It will reopen its doors later in the week. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality.

    A store employee, second from left, talks to waiting customers at P.C. Richard and Son electronics and appliance store, Monday, June 8, 2020, in the Bronx borough of New York. The store is only providing pick-up orders on Monday. It will reopen its doors later in the week. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality. Associated Press

  • A worker removes a smashed plate glass window as a deliveryman brings in boxes of goods at Good Life Pharmacy, Monday, June 8, 2020, in New York. The pharmacy was broken into during protests a week ago. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality.

    A worker removes a smashed plate glass window as a deliveryman brings in boxes of goods at Good Life Pharmacy, Monday, June 8, 2020, in New York. The pharmacy was broken into during protests a week ago. After three bleak months, New York City will try to turn a page when it begins reopening Monday after getting hit first by the coronavirus, then an outpouring of rage over racism and police brutality. Associated Press

  • MTA employee Shawn Turner, left, gives away masks and hand sanitizer at the entrance to a subway station in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday.

    MTA employee Shawn Turner, left, gives away masks and hand sanitizer at the entrance to a subway station in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday. Associated Press

  • Commuters ride uncrowded subways in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday.

    Commuters ride uncrowded subways in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday. Associated Press

  • An MTA employee cleans turnstiles as commuters pass through in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday.

    An MTA employee cleans turnstiles as commuters pass through in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday. Associated Press

  • Commuter traffic is light during rush hour in Grand Central Station in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday.

    Commuter traffic is light during rush hour in Grand Central Station in New York, Monday, June 8, 2020. After three months of a coronavirus crisis followed by protests and unrest, New York City is trying to turn a page when a limited range of industries reopen Monday. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 6/8/2020 1:58 PM

New York City gradually began reopening Monday in a turning point in the three-month-long coronavirus crisis and a test of the city's discipline

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