New York City

Largest city in the United States

New York City, often called simply New York and abbreviated as NYC, is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2019 population of 8,336,817 distributed over about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the U.S. 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. With almost 20 million people in its metropolitan statistical area and approximately 23 million in its combined statistical area, it is one of the world's most populous megacities. New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, significantly influencing commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.

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The first presidential debate between President Trump and former Vice President Biden was marked by chaos and frequent interruptions. Also, New York City is..
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Some New York City voters have received absentee ballots with the wrong names and addresses on the return envelopes. The faulty ballots were sent to unknown..
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The city became the second in the nation to create a compensation standard for ride-hailing drivers, after New York.
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As classrooms fill up in the nation's largest school district, New York's coronavirus cases are rising to a daily rate of 3.25%. Nikki Battiste takes a closer..
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Here are the top stories for Tuesday, Sept. 29th: Biden releases more tax return data; NYC elementary schools reopen; German officials agree to limit crowd size..
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"I just got my NY mail in ballot today and the security envelope I'm supposed to put it in and sign has some other guy's name and address on it," one Brooklyn..
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Hundreds of thousands of elementary school students are heading back to classrooms this week as New York City enters a high-stakes stage of resuming in-person..
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"We don't want to fine people. If we have to, we will. And that will be starting on a large scale today," the mayor said Tuesday.
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Voters said they were worried about how it would affect their vote in an election already plagued with doubts.
 
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The world’s biggest luxury group LVMH filed a countersuit against New York-based Tiffany & Co in a Delaware court on Monday, claiming conditions to close its..
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Djokovic had started as a heavy favourite to win the title at the US Open but was disqualified from his fourth-round match against Pablo Carreno Busta after..
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Sienna Miller says that Chadwick Boseman took a pay cut to ensure that she was remunerated fairly. The actress worked with the late Black Panther star on their..
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NEW YORK — Donald Trump is likely terrified he could become the first American president to end up behind bars once he’s out of office, his former personal..
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NEW YORK, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks finished noticeably higher on Monday as market sentiment was lifted by hopes for a deal on a fresh coronavirus aid..
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Hundreds of New York City restaurant workers and owners marched to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office in Manhattan Monday to demand that restaurants be allowed..
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NEW YORK — Four years ago when he first moderated a general election presidential debate, Chris Wallace was firm and funny in trying to get Donald Trump and..
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America's public health concerns and racial strife are colliding in NYC ... where a Black woman's refusal to put on a mask turned into an ugly, super-tense scene..
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The number of new coronavirus cases is on the rise in many states, including one of the country's original epicenters, New York. At least 29 states have seen an..
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"Donald Trump has never cared for our country more than he cares for himself. A walking scam," the New York congresswoman tweeted.
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Even before The New York Times' major report, President Trump's taxes were at the center of at least two major New York investigations.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, each campaign is promising a stark contrast..
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"Saturday Night Live" premieres Oct. 3. New York's COVID-19 rules allow media productions to have a small audience, but with a major caveat.
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Virus' spread focused again in Orthodox Jewish communities as principals vote no-confidence in Mayor Bill de Blasio after school opening delays.
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US President Donald Trump paid no federal income taxes in 10 of the past 15 years, according to a report Sunday (US time) in the New York Times.Trump, who has..
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The UK got a large new cryptocurrency player last week when Gemini received an electronic money institution (EMI) license from the country's Financial Conduct..
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The musical Six was pulled just hours before its New York debut because of Covid-19.
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More than 1,000 people tested positive for the coronavirus in New York on Friday, marking the first time since early June the state has seen a daily number of..
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While months of shutdowns have made it difficult for many small businesses within the tourism industry to stay open, one couple managed to save their hotel by..
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Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites were struggling musicians in New York before they moved to Denver and started recording. There they formed The Lumineers, and..
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Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites were struggling musicians in New York before they moved to Denver and started recording. There they formed The Lumineers, and..
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Wesley Schultz and Jeremiah Fraites were struggling musicians in New York before they moved to Denver and started recording. There they formed The Lumineers, and..
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There are now more than 7 million coronavirus infections in the U.S., with a death toll climbing above 203,000. While the CDC is warning 90% of the population..
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Online screenings, drive-in venues and streaming conversations with filmmakers characterize this pandemic year's edition of New York's premier celebration of..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to deliver a virtual address at the annual UN General Assembly on Saturday, official sources said. The UN General..
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"I feel like there's a myth out there that only stay-at-home parents can homeschool their children," Tiffany Pierce said. "Well, that's not true."
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Most medical algorithms were developed using information from people treated in Massachusetts, California, or New York,..
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And New York City is still struggling with the logistics of its hybrid reopening.
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New York (CNN Business)Mark Cuban is once again pushing the idea that every American household should receive $1,000 bi-weekly stimulus checks for the next two..
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28-year-old Patrick Diederich is cycling from his home in New York all the way to San Francisco this month, and he's wearing a sign on his back asking people to..
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In 2007, hundreds of people gathered in New York as "Halo 3" was given one of the biggest launches in US gaming history. (Sept. 25)
 
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On a day when UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres made a fresh appeal to countries to raise climate action ambitions at a round-table in New York, a coalition..
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Florida's attorney general is calling for a probe into billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's fundraising of nearly $20 million to help convicted..
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(New York) – Hong Kong authorities should cease politically motivated prosecutions of pro-democracy activists, Human Rights Watch said today. They should..
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Botticelli's 15th-century portrait of a nobleman in Young Man Holding a Roundel is the highlight of Sotheby's Masters Week sale series in New York in January...
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The room under Grand Central Terminal had a television and beer-stocked refrigerator, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.
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Legendary skater Keith Hufnagel -- one of the most influential skateboarders of all time -- passed away earlier this week at the age of 46. The cause of..
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NEW YORK: Wall Street rose in a choppy session on Thursday on hopes of more economic stimulus but the gains were not enough to lift an index of stocks across the..
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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York said his state would conduct its own review of vaccines authorized by the federal government amid concern that the approval..
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Rikien Wilder, 44, said he sprang into action in New York City on Sunday morning after seeing a man place debris on the train tracks.
 
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In July 2019 Joaquin Guzman Loera - better known as El Chapo - was jailed for 30 years and ordered to forfeit US$12 billion in cash and assets by a court in New..
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Hong Kong (CNN Business)Sir Harold Evans, the legendary British-American newspaper editor and publisher, has died at the age of 92, his employer Reuters..
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On a recent Sunday afternoon, chef Samuel Yoo stood behind the counter of the self-described Asian diner he..
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Oil dropped toward $39 a barrel, even after a decline in American crude and fuel stockpiles following warnings over global energy demand and the state of the US..
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Rev. Al Sharpton is disgusted like many over the grand jury indictment in Breonna Taylor's case ... but he wants people to take their rage out by voting instead..
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Automakers Tesla, Volvo, Ford and Mercedes-Benz have sued the U.S. government over tariffs on Chinese goods, demanding customs duties paid on imports be..
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Protesters gathered after a grand jury's decision not to indict police officers on charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death.
 
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Demonstrators calling for prosecution of police officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor resumed their protest Wednesday after prosecutors announced a..
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It seems 2020 will alter one final tradition before it wraps up, and there will even be a countdown for it -- New York's iconic ball drop for New Year's Eve is..
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The president's son had been trying to push the deposition off until after Election Day.
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Dr. Anthony Fauci lost his patience with Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul over Paul's claim that New York's rate of coronavirus infection is significantly down because it..
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As New York City schools begin to reopen, one private school is being hailed as the most prepared for COVID. But teachers at Avenues: The World School disagree,..
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If another coronavirus wave hits the city, "I wouldn't even waste my time — I would just close," Ed McFarland says.
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Before this graduation guy was getting nominated for Academy Awards, he was just a scholar sweetie growing up in Manhattan, New York. This cap and tassel kid..
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(CNN)World leaders gathered virtually Tuesday for this week's United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with the UN's historic 75th anniversary overshadowed by..
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A woman who was captured on video throwing a bottle at a Black runner in New York City and yelling a racial slur at her has been charged with attempted assault..
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NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Oil prices rose on Tuesday as traders awaited the U.S. crude stocks data. The West Texas...
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The recent US-China tensions were laid bare in speeches by Trump and Xi at the UN in New York.
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In New York City's Union Square, a giant digital clock has been reprogrammed to count down the amount of time left to take action to prevent the worst effects of..
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