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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 (784ย 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 U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved Ledgerx to offer physically-settled bitcoin spot and derivatives trading, previously available only to..
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Democratic candidates are gearing up for their first 2020 presidential debate. Many of them are showing support for the LGBTQ community. Earl Fowlkes, chairman..
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Grammy-winning rapper Cardi B was arraigned Tuesday on new felony charges in connection with a fight last year at a New York City strip club. She pleaded not..
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New York City is hosting this yearโ€™s WorldPride celebration and commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion. From parades to drag shows, here..
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Grammy Award-winning rapper Cardi B pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to felony assault charges relating to an alleged fight at a New York City strip club last year.
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Police found Etika's body in the East River Monday, less than a week after he was reported missing
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Tim McCormack, 58, died this month after crash-landing on a 54-floor building in Manhattan.
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday the economic outlook has become cloudier since early May, with rising uncertainties over trade and global..
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A pilot who died when his helicopter crashed atop a New York City skyscraper on June 10 had been flying erratically and said he did not know where he was shortly..
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U.S. President Donald Trump denied a new accusation of sexual violence raised by a woman who said she had to fight him off more than 20 years ago in the dressing..
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The helicopter pilot killed in a June 10 crash in New York City requested to return to a heliport and then radioed he "did not where" he was before a striking a..
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Robert Freeman, executive director of the New York Committee on Open Government, was fired after an investigation into a sexual harassment complaint.
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President Trump says a New York-based columnist that accused him of sexual assault is "not my type." In an interview with political newspaper, The Hill, the..
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The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald have won major international recognition at the New York International Festivals Radio Awards.
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At the New York premiere of Showtime's limited series "The Loudest Voice" - which fictionalizes the rise and fall of Fox News' Roger Ailes' - Russell Crowe and..
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On Monday, nine-time Grammy winner Lady Gaga brought her usual theatrics, as well as plenty of heart, to her most intimate show in more than a decade.
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It was a speakeasy-like bar with one of the few floors in New York City where men danced with other men. On June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn became the place..
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Andre Iguodala didn't make friends in New York when asked about Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson in free agency: "Nobody's going to the Knicks, sorry."
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Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is getting a star-studded staged reading on Monday.
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Thirty-three new measles cases were recorded in the US last week, most of them in New York, federal health officials said on Monday. The new cases brought the..
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President Trump has announced a new set of sanctions against Iran after the country shot down a U.S. drone last week. The new sanctions will target Iran's..
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NEW YORK (AP) โ€” U.S. stocks moved sideways in early trading Monday on Wall Street after notching their third straight weekly win. Investors eased into trading..
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U.S. prosecutors on Monday said the New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg out of half of that company is again a..
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A 56-year-old man from Long Island, New York, has died in the Dominican Republic, according to multiple reports.
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A New York City sperm bank faces multiple lawsuits, claiming it did not properly screen its donors for genetic diseases. The sperm bank industry is expected to..
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A NYC sperm bank faces multiple lawsuits that claim it did not properly screen its donors for genetic diseases
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Andy Murray has left the door open for a potential return to singles at the US Open in August. Murray completed a remarkable comeback from career-saving hip..
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A brother and sister tightrope act crossed Times Square on a high wire 25 floors above the New York landmark on Sunday night.
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The "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell" will debut Monday, July 15 from New York, the network announced Sunday, with a permanent move to Washington, D.C.,..
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A wealthy New York couple has contributed more than $3 million to the anti-vaccine movement through groups that stoke fears about immunisations online and at..
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US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the..
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WASHINGTON (AP) โ€” A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the..
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An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than..
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A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a..
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Former U.S. Marine and New York City police detective Luis Alvarez says there is nothing else doctors can do to fight his cancer. But he's not giving up his..
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U.S. President Donald Trump is facing a fresh allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in his days as a real estate developer in the mid-1990s, adding to..
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Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a..
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(CNN)Cardi B has been indicted by a grand jury for her alleged participation in a fight at a Queens, New York strip club last summer, a law enforcement source..
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US rapper charged on multiple counts of assault for her alleged role in a New York bar brawl last year.
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Cardi B was indicted by a grand jury in Queens on Friday, a Queens District Attorney's Office spokesperson confirmed.
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Bonfires and folk dancing among ways of marking 21 June - although they do things a little differently in New York...
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Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at..
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Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at..
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Four more U.S. states have signed on to an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official..
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New York state lawmakers have approved one of the most ambitious climate change plans in the country, aiming to virtually eliminate carbon emissions by 2050 and..
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NEW YORK (AP) โ€” Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish...
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Obama portraitists making public art for New York and Pennsylvania, sewage study highlights potโ€™s rise in Washington state, and more
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The City Council of the City of New York released a new budget Wednesday, including provisions for the NYC Department of Education to hire six additional Title..
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It lasts almost two months, with competitors running 18 hours a day. The 'Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence' is a race unlike any other.
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The rope is no wider than his thumb, the height is 25 stories up and the length is five city blocks, but what really concerns aerialist Nik Wallenda about his..
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"We are sending this noxious legal defense strategy to the dustbin of history where it belongs," said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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New York โ€” Apple on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to proceed with tariffs of as much as 25% on a new slate of products imported...
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New York lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo areย set to end the legislation session without an agreement to legalize marijuana.
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Pride Plays co-producers Doug Nevin and Michael Urie joined CBS News to discuss their 5-day theater festival in New York. It commemorates the 50th anniversary of..
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