New York City

Largest city in the United States

New York City (NYC), often called 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 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. 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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A union representing about 9,000 corrections officers at New York City's Rikers Island jail sued the city on Thursday, demanding better protections from..
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New York City's Javits Center will receive COVID-19 patients, and so will temporary hospital facilities at the New Orleans and Dallas convention centers in a..
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WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT++ Funeral homes in New York are in crisis as demand surges amid the coronavirus pandemic. Funeral Services NYC is equipped to handle..
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Amazon reportedly planned to smear the fired employee who organized a walkout over coronavirus safety concerns at one of the company's warehouses.
 
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New York City hospitals and morgues bent under the strain of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, struggling to treat or bury casualties, as the state's..
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U.S. President Donald Trump said he underwent a second coronavirus test on Thursday, using a rapid diagnostic that produced a result in less than 15 minutes, and..
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Less than two months after settling with New York City regulators over paid sick leave, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc is under pressure for its policies amid the..
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Staff at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in New York City were seen disposing of their gowns and caps and other protective wear in a sidewalk trash can on..
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NY nurses use 3D face masks due to acute shortage
 
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Nurses and doctors at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City are protesting the lack of personal protective equipment. One doctor described the situation as:..
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When President Trump announced the ban on travel from Europe last month, I was more than 3,000 miles away from my Norwegian childhood home, a 24-year-old..
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Staff at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in New York City were seen disposing of their gowns and caps and other protective wear in a sidewalk trash can on..
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New York has enough ventilators in stock to last another 6 days at the current rate they are being used in hospitals to treat coronavirus patients, and is..
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The coronavirus pandemic's mounting death toll began to overwhelm New York City morgues on Thursday as hospitals struggled to treat thousands of infected..
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The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate twice that of New York City...
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New York and New Jersey have taken the lead in temporarily drafting foreign medical graduates — hundreds of Indians among them — in addition to enlisting..
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Chris Cuomo made a guest appearance during his brother New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's daily coronavirus briefing for an update on his diagnosis.
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New York has enough ventilators in stock to last another 6 days at the current rate they are being used in hospitals to treat coronavirus patients, the governor..
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How Dr. Vladimir Zelenko’s claims for his coronavirus treatment spread from a New York village all the way to President Trump.
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The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate almost three times that of New..
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New York City crematories are extending their hours, burning bodies into the night. The state has started a running tally of all cremations and burials. City..
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The City of New York, FDNY and FEMA are partnering to fight this pandemic. Hundreds of first responders and ambulances flooded into New York City to offer their..
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When the coronavirus struck Sylvia LeRoy, she turned to the hospital she knew best - Brooklyn's Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center - where she has..
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The coronavirus has been a far deadlier threat in New Orleans than the rest of the United States, with a per-capita death rate much higher than in New York City...
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The United States has confirmed the arrival of a plane carrying medical supplies it says were purchased from Russia following a phone call earlier this week..
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Lockdowns to halt the spread of the coronavirus have brought silence to some of the world's busiest places. Transport hubs that should be teeming with travellers..
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he is weighing grounding domestic flights between coronavirus hot spots as he ramps up efforts to..
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Stanley Chera, 78, is hospitalized and believed to be in a coma.
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The governor of New York on Wednesday clamped down harder on public gatherings in the face of the coronavirus, calling residents "selfish" for refusing to stay..
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The wail of ambulances as been the one constant in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of New York City. Residents say the conornavirus pandemic has dramatically..
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday the city needs an additional 65,000 hospital beds to help in the fight against the coronavirus. New York had a..
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The mayor of New York, who is often disdainful of the media, has become an irresistible punching bag.
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Office leasing activity in Manhattan fell almost by half in March from the prior month as the coronavirus outbreak halted business activity in New York City, the..
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Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday a handful of workers staged a demonstration at one of its warehouses near Detroit, another U.S. protest this week over staff..
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday ordered the closure of all New York City playgrounds to stop young people from gathering in violation of rules aimed..
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While it is true that New York maintains a stockpile of ventilators not in use, it is incorrect that these machines are unneeded.
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He transformed the university into a national institution and played a major civic role as the overseer of New York City’s public campaign finance law.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave an emotional nod Wednesday to his younger brother, CNN's Chris Cuomo, who announced Tuesday his coronavirus diagnosis.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday he would close down the playgrounds in New York City in an effort to bolster social distancing and limit the..
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Lockdowns to halt the spread of the coronavirus have brought silence to some of the world's busiest places. Transport hubs that should be teeming with travellers..
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Lockdowns to halt the spread of the coronavirus have brought an uncanny silence to some of the world's busiest places. Transport hubs that should be teeming with..
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As soon as New York officials began detailing their response to the coronavirus, Matt Preis knew his staff might be in trouble.
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Coronavirus, New York, Food Banks: Here's what you need to know.
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Expectant mothers who are fearful of giving birth in a city that has become a coronavirus hot spot are seeking other options.
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Emergency field hospitals were set up in New York's Central Park and at the home of the US Open tennis tournament as the number of American deaths from the..
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Four women died and one person was injured after a fire broke out in an apartment building in the Bronx, New York, police and media said late on Tuesday.
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Amazon fired a worker who organized a walkout at a New York warehouse to demand greater protection against the new coronavirus, saying the employee himself..
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The COVID-19 death toll in New York City surpassed 1,000 on Tuesday as the most populous U.S. region continues their battle with the coronavirus pandemic that..
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NEW YORK — Stocks fell Tuesday to close out Wall Street’s worst quarter since the most harrowing days of the 2008 financial crisis. The S&P 500 dropped a..
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On COVID-19, New York's Andrew Cuomo, Ohio's Mike DeWine, Illinois' J.B. Pritzker and Maryland's Larry Hogan show nonpartisanship leadership: Our view
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Coronavirus is forcing some people to get creative when it comes to dating. These New Yorkers met via drone and took a walk with an inflatable bubble.
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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday an additional 350 hospital beds will be made available next week at the tennis center that hosts the U.S. Open to..
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JetBlue Airways Corp plans to reduce daily flights in and out of the four New York City-area airports where it operates by as much as 80% in April as part of..
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Part of the tennis center that hosts the U.S. Open will be transformed into a makeshift hospital to help New York fight the coronavirus pandemic. (March..
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday he had ordered the city's human rights commissioner to investigate the dismissal of a worker at an Amazon.com..
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New York hair stylist Vanessa Karim has not worked since March 21, when the state closed all salons to slow the spread of the coronavirus. She only has enough..
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"The victim was being harassed by the group of people who were stating she was infected with the coronavirus," deputies said.
 
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New York City's landmark Empire State Building has launched a nightly light show, featuring red and white flashes symbolic of an ambulance beacon, to honor..
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New York-based hospital system Northwell Health said it has started to make its own nasal swabs using 3D printing, enabling it to produce thousands of swabs a..
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Bodies were seen being moved from a Brooklyn hospital Tuesday that has been treating patients affected by the new coronavirus. (March 31)
 
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The spread of coronavirus has sparked widespread cancellations and postponements, including CMA Fest and Fashion Week in Paris, Milan, New York.
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The Navy hospital ship, equipped with 1,000 beds and 12 operating rooms, arrived as New York City reels from hundreds of coronavirus-related deaths.
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As local hospitals in New York City strain to treat the surge of COVID-19 patients, Samaritan's Purse built a 14-tent field hospital in Central Park.
 
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The number of people in New York who have tested positive for the coronavirus increased by more than 9,000 from a day earlier to 75,795, with deaths rising by 27..
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The Navy hospital ship, equipped with 1,000 beds and 12 operating rooms, arrived as New York City reels from hundreds of coronavirus-related deaths.
 
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