Brooklyn

Borough in New York City and county in New York state, United States

Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York. It is the most-populous county in the state, the second-most densely populated county in the United States, and New York City's most populous borough, with an estimated 2,648,403 residents in 2020. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it shares a land border with the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. Brooklyn has several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects it with Staten Island.

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Photos capture the Supreme Court justice’s life and legacy, from her Brooklyn girlhood to a late-in-life turn as the Notorious R.B.G.
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Highlights of this day in history: Patricia Hearst gets prison time; Author F. Scott Fitzgerald born; '60 Minutes' premieres; Baseball's Dodgers play last..
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"This statue will serve as a physical reminder of her many contributions to the America we know today," said Governor Cuomo.
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Sometimes it felt like she was America’s last hope. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court judge since 1993, achieved celebrity status during Trump’s four years...
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