Brooklyn

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

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Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with an estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it borders 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. Since 1896, Brooklyn has been coterminous with Kings County, the most populous county in the U.S. state of New York and the second-most densely populated county in the United States, after New York County.

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Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to..
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The carnage was discovered after the surviving victim hailed an Uber outside the Bushwick Houses at 1:30 a.m. Saturday
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Ben Simmons and Tobias Harris provided plenty of punch while Joel Embiid sat out to lead the Sixers to a 131-115 victory in Brooklyn.
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A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents who challenged New York City's recently imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, rejecting..
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A Brooklyn judge on Thursday denied a petition seeking to lift New York City's recently-imposed mandatory measles vaccination order, dismissing a court challenge..
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New York City's Department of Health defended its mandatory measles vaccination order in a state court on Thursday after a group of anonymous Brooklyn parents..
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Philadelphia tied an NBA playoff record with a monster 51-point third quarter on the way to a Game 2 rout of Brooklyn.
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017 file photo, Jose Maria Marin leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. FIFA ethics judges have on Monday, April 15,..
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AMBALAVAO: Babies wail as a nurse tries to reassure mothers who have come to vaccinate their children. They fear a measles epidemic that has killed more than..
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Philadelphia 76ers center Amir Johnson showed something on his cell phone to All-Star teammate late in a blowout loss in Game 1 to Brooklyn
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