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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 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 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 Supreme Court said Friday that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg had just completed three weeks of radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor. The tumor was detected..
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Millennials who grew up watching Disney channel’s hit teen sitcom Lizzie Mcguire can now reunite with the character in a revival that brings back original star..
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A psychologist at the federal detention center in New York City where financier Jeffrey Epstein was jailed on sex-trafficking charges had approved his removal..
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A psychologist at the federal detention center in New York City where financier Jeffrey Epstein was being held while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges..
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Harvey Weinstein's bid to move his sex-crimes trial is mocked by prosecutors who say it's a ploy to delay, and he created media frenzy he laments.
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A sign posted inside a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in the Queens borough of New York on Friday said the restaurant was out of its newly launched fried chicken..
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has just completed three weeks of radiation treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, the U.S. Supreme Court..
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Two women inspired by radical Islam pleaded guilty in New York City on Friday to teaching and distributing information about the manufacture and use of an..
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New York (CNN Business)Volatile trading rocked the Dow on Friday, after President Donald Trump responded to new retaliatory tariffs from China and criticized the..
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Two women inspired by radical Islam pleaded guilty in New York City on Friday to teaching and distributing information about the manufacture and use of an..
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London - Qantas is closer to the "final frontier of aviation" with plans to fly the 10 500 miles between London and Sydney non-stop. Passengers and pilots on the..
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US Open umpire Carlos Ramos will not chair any matches involving Serena or Venus Williams in New York this year following last year's final.
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Visiting New York City's Mecca for any natural history fanatic
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The 139th U.S. Open starts in New York City next week and Naomi Osaka, one of the biggest names in tennis, will be there to defend her title. At 21 years old,..
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(Reuters) - The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package..
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The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was closed on Thursday night due to a bomb threat, authorities said.
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New York City police discovered the body of a missing chef at a Queens hostel Thursday, NYPD said in a statement. Andrea Zamperoni, 33, had been missing since..
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What happened Shares of Nordstrom (NYSE: JWN) were gaining today after the well-to-do department-store chain posted an earnings report that, while troubling, was..
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NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- U.S. equities closed little changed as investors took a wait-and-see attitude amid monetary policy uncertainties and economic..
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Andrea Zamperoni, who is here on a work visa, didn't show up for his shift at the iconic New York City restaurant on Monday
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The Red Arrows aerobatic team puts on a rare display over the New York skyline.
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The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the..
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Serena Williams will play Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York. ......
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Kids can't stop listening to the "Baby Shark" song and adults can't get it out of their heads. A New York man says the song is his, so he's suing.
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The number of suicides in federal prisons has been rising, drawing allegations of short-staffing and neglect. Now the system is under new scrutiny.
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An angler in New York reeled in a trout with two "mouths" while fishing on Lake Champlain. An image of the fish shared on Facebook has gone viral.
 
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The catch was made in Lake Champlain, which is rumored to have its own Loch Ness-like sea monster
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The 15-year-old heads to New York for the U.S. Open as the hottest talent in tennis. And the fearless phenom has the former First Lady in her court.
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After the DOJ announced this week that it would not charge Daniel Pantaleo
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A gaggle of audacious con artists has been arrested in China for swindling investors out of US$283,000, claiming they were the construction company behind the..
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The airline will track the health impacts of the 19-hour journeys from Sydney to New York and London.
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Bethenny Frankel thanks longtime "Real Housewives of New York" fans on Instagram: "PS: New York City is still my playground"
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Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov has been unable for several months to obtain a visa to travel to the United States, his friend, the owner of a chess..
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A New York City-based group is working to ensure vulnerable dogs go to a forever home — even if it's just for the short time they have left.
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New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB..
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NEW YORK (AP) — Target topped expectations in just about any way measureable during the second quarter as it pushes faster delivery and invests heavily in new..
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Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco is well known for getting a lot of laughs with his observational comedy. His four-show run at New York’s Madison Square Garden..
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Hong Kong (CNN Business)Alibaba has delayed plans to list its stock in Hong Kong, according to Reuters. The Chinese tech company already trades publicly in New..
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NEW YORK — Walmart sued Tesla for “gross negligence” on Tuesday, saying that the electric car company’s energy division installed solar panels that went..
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By Kate Ryan NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change will damage the economies of countries whether they are rich or poor, hot or cold by..
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Trump downplays recession fears; 7-year-old defeats New York cop in basketball challenge.
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NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks closed lower Tuesday as investors digested corporate earnings reports with overhanging concerns of a possible economic..
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In the lawsuit filed in New York, Walmart says fires broke out at seven stores between 2012 and 2018 and caused millions of dollars in damage.
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Syracuse Officer Brandon Hanks has been challenging kids to basketball games. After 27 straight wins, he finally met his match. "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah..
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What's next for Andy Murray? After first round exits at the Cincinnati Masters and Winston-Salem Open, the Scot admits he could be forced to drop down a level in..
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New York City rules limiting the number of art and book vendors in four popular Manhattan parks are constitutional, a state appeals court ruled on Tuesday,..
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Jeffrey Epstein signed and filed his will just two days before he was found dead in his New York City jail cell.
 
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Three more of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged victims are suing his estate. The lawsuits, filed overnight, indicate how Epstein and his associates allegedly used..
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Hassan Johnson was getting his head shaved on Monday at the same barber shop Eric Garner used to visit.
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NEW YORK: Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem made an impassioned plea at the United Nations to save the world’s oceans Monday. The Spaniard, a keen..
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The police officer involved in the 2014 death of Eric Garner has been fired. Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe," sparked a national conversation about race..
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A woman used her purse to prop her phone on a subway seat and proceeded on a solo photo shoot. Twitter applauded her moxie.
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A jury deliberated for less than two days before convicting two members of the far-right group
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In New York City, a witness thought the runner was going to give the man money, but instead gave away his socks and shoes and walked away barefoot.
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U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday shook up the leadership at the federal Bureau of Prisons, removing its acting chief following the suicide of..
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US attorney general William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey..
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New York City police fired a white police officer on Monday over the July 17, 2014, killing of a black man with a prohibited chokehold.
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New York City's police commissioner has fired a police officer involved in the 2014 death of an unarmed black man. Police Commissioner James O'Neill had been..
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The decision to fire Daniel Pantaleo came five years after Eric Garner's death during his arrest.
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New York: There will be no defending champion at next week’s Tour Championship after Tiger Woods failed to qualify for the season-ending event. Only the top 30..
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British royal says he wasn't involved, in statement released after video emerges of prince in Epstein's New York mansion waving goodbye to young woman
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Colleges should offer students chances to study in states and regions far from their comfort zones. It would be healthy for them and our democracy.
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The team behind teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg's yacht voyage to New York on Sunday fended off claims that her trip will create carbon emissions because..
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A young homeless man has been charged with placing false bombs, police said Saturday, after three empty rice cookers caused major commuter disruption in New..
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MIAMI: Miami is famous for beach parties, gators that wander onto golf courses and iguanas that tumble out of palm trees. But now the city of "Scarface" and..
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Portland rally met with police presence in anticipation of violence; Child’s Victim’s Act has opened the door to a rush of lawsuits in New York.
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In New York, the Child’s Victim’s Act has opened the door to a rush of lawsuits. So far, more than 400 have been filed. The law creates a one-year window for..
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