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The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2017 population of 8,622,698 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 20,320,876 people in its 2017 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 23,876,155 residents in its Combined Statistical Area. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city's fast pace has inspired the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.

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A 37-year-old man who entered New York's famed St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid and lighters was charged with attempted..
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-New York, accused Attorney General William Barr of mischaracterizing the findings of special counsel Robert..
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A flight attendant for the Israeli carrier El Al is in a coma after suffering complications from measles. An ongoing outbreak in New York has sickened hundreds...
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Marc Lamparello was arrested after entering St. Patrick's Cathedral carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters
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A 37-year-old man was charged on Thursday with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and trespassing after he walked into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York..
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New York City's Department of Health defended its mandatory measles vaccination order in a state court on Thursday after a group of anonymous Brooklyn parents..
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A New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday after he brought gas cans into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, police said.
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A man is in custody after trying to enter the historic St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York, carrying gas cans and lighters. It comes just two days after flames..
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Americans will get to read the redacted version of the Mueller report today after the attorney general holds a press conference. Also, days after the Notre Dame..
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A man was arrested Wednesday night after entering St Patrick's Cathedral in New York carrying two cans of gasoline, lighter fluid and butane lighters, police..
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A 37-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday night after walking into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City with two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid and..
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A 37-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday night after walking into St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City with two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid and..
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Jarrell Miller says he will against appeal the decision to deny him a licence to face Anthony Joshua in New York on 1 June.
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Police arrest a man carrying petrol and lighters who entered St Patrick's Cathedral in New York.
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'It's hard to say exactly what his intentions were,' says police chief
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A 37-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday night after walking into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City with two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid and..
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Harvey Weinstein's next hearing in his sex-crimes case in New York is set for April 26, but both sides want to keep the media and public out of the..
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Jarrell Miller is denied a licence to fight Anthony Joshua in New York on 1 June after an "adverse finding" in a drug-testing sample.
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The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Wednesday it is investigating an April 10 American Airlines flight at New York's John F. Kennedy..
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NEW YORK — Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and..
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The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Wednesday it is investigating an April 10 "minor" incident involving an American Airlines flight at New..
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Despite the end of special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry, President Donald Trump and his businesses face probes by the feds, New York and Congress.
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It wouldn't be the first U.S. city to outlaw fur, but as a fashion mecca, the Big Apple would be the most significant
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A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur as barbaric and inhumane to animals is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City...
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A NYC child care program has closed after the health department said the Williamsburg preschool repeatedly failed to provide access to medical records. The CDC..
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“The Village” cast members Lorraine Toussaint and Warren Christie on why the show resonates with viewers, and why it reminds Toussaint of her younger years..
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Here are the top stories for Tuesday, April 16th: Notre Dame appears to be mostly intact; Washington is counting down the hours to the release of the full..
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Fourteen states, including New York and California, and the District of Columbia said the Environmental Protection Agency's proposal to replace an Obama-era..
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An innovative approach to sex workers appearing in court exists in Queens, New York City.
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New York — BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, reported first-quarter profit that exceeded expectations and raked in $65bn of new investor cash as..
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The famous muppets will be traveling to 10 cities including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles to celebrate 50 years of the show.
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Some parents have sued the New York City Department of Health to halt the measles emergency order requiring vaccines amid politically charged debate.
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An inside look into the apartment that Miss Universe and Miss USA share in New York City. (April 16)
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Vietnamese designer Phuong My challenges tradition with her first bridal collection in New York. (April 16)
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New York's American Museum of Natural History will not now host an event honouring Jair Bolsonaro.
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Experts have said there is little firefighters could have done to control the blaze that tore through Paris’ historic Notre Dame Cathedral any sooner. The..
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The American Museum of Natural History in New York said on Monday it will no longer host a gala dinner which was planned to honor Brazil's new far-right..
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The American Museum of Natural History in New York said on Monday that it will not host a planned gala dinner that was set to honor Brazil's far-right President..
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The American Museum of Natural History in New York said on Monday that it will not host a planned gala dinner that was set to honor Brazil's far-right President..
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A New York mom is disputing a $115 ticket she got when she pulled over her car to breastfeed. She thinks they should have been "more sensitive."
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Webster Hall closed its doors in 2017, and now a New York native is helping the iconic venue reopen
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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — Lyft has pulled 3,000 electric bikes from San Francisco, New York and Washington, D.C. streets, after customers complained the bikes..
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A new use for sanctuary cities and a notorious building in New York City. The late-night comics fill you in.
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017 file photo, Jose Maria Marin leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. FIFA ethics judges have on Monday, April 15,..
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(CNN)We are in the middle of a global measles crisis. Cases have soared across the world, including in places where measles had previously been eliminated --..
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Tragedy at Fordham University in New York when a student fell from the iconic bell tower on the Bronx campus. Veuer's Nick Cardona has that story.
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The Kartrite, the largest waterpark in New York, is set to open Friday in the Catskills. Here's what you need to know.
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The Kartrite Resort & Indoor Waterpark is set to open Friday in the New York Catskills.
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Tornadoes, wind gusts of up to 70 mph and pounding hail remained threats early on Monday from eastern New York and into New England, as the remnants of a deadly..
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The tower on the Bronx, New York, campus is off-limits to students and locked at night, according to the university.
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Tornados, wind gusts of up to 70 mph and pounding hail remained threats early Monday from eastern New York and into New England, as the remnants of a deadly..
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Deadly tornadoes twisted through the U.S. South, killing at least two children as a massive storm pressed east on Sunday, threatening to drench communities from..
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AMBALAVAO: Babies wail as a nurse tries to reassure mothers who have come to vaccinate their children. They fear a measles epidemic that has killed more than..
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A New York mother is fighting a parking ticket she was given after she pulled over to breastfeed her baby. The woman said she was fined $115 for stopping in a..
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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Donald Trump on Saturday for a Twitter post that used 9/11 imagery while suggesting..
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As measles cases in New York climb, leaders within the Hasidic and Orthodox Jewish community fear a spreading anti-Semitism over the outbreak.
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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized President Donald Trump on Saturday for a Twitter post that used 9/11 imagery while suggesting..
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