New York City

Largest city in the United States

New York City (NYC), also known as the City of New York or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 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 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 and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 19,979,477 people in its 2018 metropolitan statistical area and 22,679,948 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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The former New York mayor has qualified to take part in a Democratic debate for the first time.
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New York jurors on Tuesday will begin deliberating the fate of former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who is on trial for rape in a case that has become a..
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Twelve New Yorkers will walk out of courtroom 99 on Tuesday to decide the case that triggered a movement Seven men and five women will be sent out of courtroom..
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Democratic candidate Mike Bloomberg has deployed a new tactic against Bernie Sanders: accuse his supporters of harassment and mean tweets. Hillary Clinton used..
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More than half of the hate crimes in New York City last year were attacks on Jewish people. Orthodox Jews are particularly at risk.
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New York on Sunday dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , saying the state would not appeal..
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CTech – The modern interconnected world allows incredibly quick and uninhibited travel across the planet, as exemplified by this week’s fastest-ever subsonic..
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(CNN)First things first: The theme song of the week is "Saturday Night Live." Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that Sen. Bernie Sanders..
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The Trump administration is deploying highly trained officers to boost arrests of unauthorized immigrants in a number of cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago..
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio endorsed U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2020 Democratic presidential race on Friday, the Sanders campaign said.
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At the heart of Harvey Weinstein’s New York rape trial is a power dynamic between a producer of some of the biggest culture-defining films of the past 20 years..
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New York prosecutors told jurors that Harvey Weinstein abused his power and lacked empathy in a closing argument on Friday at the former movie producer's..
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NEW YORK (AP) — By the time prosecutors at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial give their closing argument on Friday, it will have been more than a week since..
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New York prosecutors on Friday will urge jurors to find former movie producer Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual assault, a day after Weinstein's lawyers..
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Emmy-award winning actress Edie Falco talks about her new role, playing the first female chief of police in Los Angeles in CBS drama, "Tommy." She also discusses..
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Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg campaigned for black voters in Houston on Thursday. The former New York City Mayor repeated his apology for the..
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NEW YORK: An Indian citizen, who worked as an Uber driver, has been sentenced to a year in prison for transporting individuals who had entered the US illegally..
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U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early voting states but whose..
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A Colorado lawmaker proposed replacing illegal alien with undocumented immigrant, bringing arguments heard in New York and Congress to a swing state.
 
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A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein on Thursday took aim at the credibility of the women accusing the former movie producer of sexual assault and urged jurors in the..
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He thinks New York City should offer a universal basic income. (And he hasn’t ruled out running for mayor.)
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A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein on Thursday took aim at the credibility of the women accusing the former movie producer of sexual assault and urged jurors in the..
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A meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on immigration policies and a travel program was productive, with discussions..
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U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early-voting states, but whose..
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A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein on Thursday took aim at the credibility of the women accusing the former movie producer of sexual assault and urged jurors in the..
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Appointed by Nixon in 1971 and promoted by Reagan, he was one of a few black jurists on the federal bench. He considered himself a Republican civil libertarian.
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A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein told a New York jury on Thursday that they were the "last line of defense" against an "overzealous prosecution," as Weinstein's..
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday his state will move ahead on suing the federal government if President Donald Trump rejects his proposal to..
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NEW YORK: Harvey Weinstein´s defense team urged jurors to acquit the ex-Hollywood titan of rape and predatory sexual assault charges in closing arguments..
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Harvey Weinstein's team summed up the sex-crimes him as unproven and urged jurors to "use your New York common sense" to find him not guilty.
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A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein told a New York jury on Thursday to put aside emotion when deciding the fate of the former Hollywood producer as Weinstein's..
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Harvey Weinstein's lawyers concluded their defense in the once-powerful Hollywood producer's rape trial in New York on Tuesday.
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A lawyer for Harvey Weinstein is expected on Thursday to urge a New York jury to acquit the former Hollywood producer of sexual assault, as the weeks-long trial..
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At the New York premiere of dramedy "Downhill," stars Will Farrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus discuss the themes of the film - an adaptation of Swedish film "Force..
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SINGAPORE — Australia’s Qantas Airways has urged its pilots to reach agreement on a pay deal for the world’s longest commercial flights or face being..
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NEW YORK (AP) — After days of blistering criticism, Snoop Dogg has finally apologized to Gayle King for attacking her over her interview with former basketball..
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The reductions affect workers at the Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, headquarters; offices in New York and California; and in other regional positions.
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Harvey Weinstein's lawyers concluded their defence in the once-powerful Hollywood producer's rape trial in New York on Tuesday.
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Siba the standard poodle won Best in Show at the 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York.
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He is accused of sexual and psychological manipulation. What we know about the allegations against Lawrence Ray.
 
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New York (CNN Business)Facebook announced Wednesday morning that it had removed a small network of fake social media accounts it said were run from Iran and were..
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In 1997, U2 held a press conference at a New York supermarket, for their "Popmart" world tour, album "Pop" and single "Discotheque." (Feb. 12)
 
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Prabal Gurung celebrates New York being a city of contrasts with his new collection, in which he embraced sustainability in fabrics. (Feb. 12)
 
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A standard poodle named Siba was crowned "Best in Show" at the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, taking home the grand prize in the..
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Yang's candidacy ends following an unexpected rise last year, where he outlasted a New York City mayor, governors and several U.S. senators.
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The former New York City mayor claimed to have “inherited” the policing policy and cherry-picked data to claim a 95 percent reduction.
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The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it had charged five people in Texas and New York with conspiring to violate a law on international commerce by..
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The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it has charged five people in Texas and New York for allegedly conspiring to violate Iran oil sanctions by arranging..
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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's shadow over the Democratic presidential race grew a bit longer on Tuesday after his surprise write-in win in a..
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Lawrence Ray, the father of a former Sarah Lawrence College student, is accused of manipulating and abusing her school friends.
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Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial, his lawyers said on Tuesday as they rested their case.
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Lawrence Ray, the father of a former Sarah Lawrence College student, is accused of manipulating her school friends.
 
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A former agent of accuser Jessica Mann took the stand in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial on Tuesday, testifying that Mann showed no signs of distress on the..
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As the former New York City mayor starts to rise in the polls as a Democratic presidential candidate, an audio recording of him defending the policy in 2015 is..
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Carolina Herrera's creative director Wes Gordon says the fashion house's latest collection in New York was all about color. (Feb. 11)
 
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A Havanese, a standard poodle, a Shetland sheepdog and a whippet are among the seven finalists that will vie for the title "Best of Show" in Tuesday's grand..
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The judging is underway at the 144th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Two thousand five hundred dogs from all over the world are in New York for the..
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Former New York City Michael Bloomberg won three of the five votes in a tiny New Hampshire community that cast its ballots just after midnight. New Hampshire..
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By MICHAEL R. SISAK and TOM HAYS NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are set to rest their defense case Tuesday, but not before answering the big..
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Lawyers for Harvey Weinstein are expected to call the former agent of accuser Jessica Mann to testify on Tuesday in the ex-producer's rape case as the weeks-long..
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As they have for six decades, the residents of the mountain hamlet of Dixville Notch cast the first ballots in the New Hampshire primary just after midnight on..
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