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New York City: Largest city in the United States
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 and the U.S. state of New York. With an estimated 2017 population of 8,622,698 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 20,320,876 people in its 2017 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 23,876,155 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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New York county declares state of emergency for measles, bans unvaccinated minors from public places

Days after six new exposure sites were announced, Rockland county declared a state of emergency and banned unvaccinated minors from public places.
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What's next for Michael Avenatti after his arrest on criminal charges?

Attorney Michael Avenatti says he's innocent after his arrest on criminal charges in two states Monday. Federal prosecutors in California accused Avenatti of embezzling more than $1 million from a..
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Measles Outbreak Declared In Five States [Video]Measles Outbreak Declared In Five States

According to UPI, the measles outbreak has spread to 15 states throughout the country, and the number of cases through the first three months of 2019 is approaching the total number of cases for all of..

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Computer Outage Affects Multiple Airlines Across The Country [Video]Computer Outage Affects Multiple Airlines Across The Country

According to a report by Business Insider, on Tuesday, software issues were wreaking havok across the United States due to a computer issue with a major airline reservation system vendor, Sabre. Flyers..

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Is Impeachment A Reality? [Video]Is Impeachment A Reality?

According to Business Insider, Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York said Tuesday morning that removing President Donald Trump from the White House is not a political reality, citing..

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Report: Jacob deGrom Inks Five-Year, $137.5 Million Extension With Mets [Video]Report: Jacob deGrom Inks Five-Year, $137.5 Million Extension With Mets

Just days before opening day, Mets ace Jacob deGrom has reportedly agreed to a five-year, $137.5 million extension with New York.

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Uncertainty reigns as McGregor retires amid comeback talks [Video]Uncertainty reigns as McGregor retires amid comeback talks

Conor McGregor’s announcement that he is to retire from mixed martial arts (MMA) sent shockwaves around the sporting world on Tuesday, but in a sport that seldom plays by normal rules it could mean..

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Michael Avenatti Gets Out On $300,000 Bond [Video]Michael Avenatti Gets Out On $300,000 Bond

Attorney Michael Avenatti was accused of trying to extort over $20 million from Nike. According to Business Insider, Avenatti was released on a $300,000 bond in New York. During his first public..

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'Justice will prevail' says Avenatti outside court [Video]'Justice will prevail' says Avenatti outside court

Lawyer Michael Avenatti, Stormy Daniels' former attorney, speaks outside U.S. District Court in New York after his arrest and later release on a $300,000 bond. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Michael Avenatti Charged in 2 Separate Cases [Video]Michael Avenatti Charged in 2 Separate Cases

Michael Avenatti is facing charges connected to alleged extortion, wire fraud and bank fraud.

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Just Don't Come In: CNN Drops Avenatti Co-Conspirator Mark Geragos [Video]Just Don't Come In: CNN Drops Avenatti Co-Conspirator Mark Geragos

According to SFGate and The Wrap, attorney to the stars Mark Geragos was dropped by CNN on Monday. The move came when the Wall Street Journal identified Geragos as an unnamed co-conspirator in the..

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The Perks of Being a Former President [Video]The Perks of Being a Former President

The life of a ex-president can be financially lucrative.

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Michael Avenatti Accused Of Trying To Extort Nike [Video]Michael Avenatti Accused Of Trying To Extort Nike

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was charged Monday with extortion in what prosecutors called an..

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Michael Avenatti Charged With Extorting Nike, Financial Fraud [Video]Michael Avenatti Charged With Extorting Nike, Financial Fraud

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represented Stormy Daniels in her legal battle with President Donald Trump, was charged Monday with extortion. Reuters reports Avenatti was arrested in New York Monday..

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Michael Avenatti arrested in Nike extortion scam [Video]Michael Avenatti arrested in Nike extortion scam

Attorney Michael Avenatti was charged with extorting more than $20 million from Nike, federal prosecutors said. Chris Dignam has more.

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Avenatti arrested on fraud, extortion charges [Video]Avenatti arrested on fraud, extortion charges

Attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested Monday and is facing federal charges in New York and LA of bank fraud, misappropriating client funds, and trying to extort millions of dollars from Nike,..

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Avenatti Arrested In Extortion Scam [Video]Avenatti Arrested In Extortion Scam

Reuters reports that Attorney Michael Avenatti, was arrested on Monday. Avenatti was charged with extorting more than $20 million from Nike, federal prosecutors said. The U.S. Attorneys offices in New..

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John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Bed-In' remembered at 50 [Video]John Lennon and Yoko Ono's 'Bed-In' remembered at 50

A photo exhibition at Amsterdam's Hilton Hotel commemorates events in room 902 when the couple put forward a simple strategy for achieving world harmony: reject violence of all forms. Rough cut (no..

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Calls President Trump a 'Coward' in a Speech Outside Trump Hotel [Video]Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Calls President Trump a 'Coward' in a Speech Outside Trump Hotel

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Sunday launched a pointed attack of President Donald Trump and his policies, speaking feet away from one of Trump’s Manhattan properties.

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S&P 500 Flat After Report Finds No Trump Collusion With Russia [Video]S&P 500 Flat After Report Finds No Trump Collusion With Russia

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) - S&P 500 e-mini futures turned flat, after rising slightly, on..

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Democrat Gillibrand Not Shying Away From Talking About Trump [Video]Democrat Gillibrand Not Shying Away From Talking About Trump

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand delivered a fiery repudiation of U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday at the doorstep of one of his most famous properties, making it..

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Kirsten Gillibrand Calls President Trump A ‘Coward’ In First Campaign Speech [Video]Kirsten Gillibrand Calls President Trump A ‘Coward’ In First Campaign Speech

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand held her first campaign rally in New York City. Speaking in front of the Trump hotel, she hit out a President Donald Trump calling him a..

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'All' of Mueller report must be public: Gillibrand [Video]'All' of Mueller report must be public: Gillibrand

Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand, in her first speech as an official presidential candidate in New York City on Sunday, demanded that "all" of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's..

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Kirsten Gillibrand To Give Speech Outside Trump Hotel [Video]Kirsten Gillibrand To Give Speech Outside Trump Hotel

(Reuters) - Democratic U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will deliver a fiery first speech as an official presidential candidate in New York City on Sunday, calling U.S. President Donald Trump a..

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Stars shine at Nickelodeon Awards [Video]Stars shine at Nickelodeon Awards

The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2019 kicks off with a slew of A-list celebrities including Will Smith, Janelle Monae and Jennifer Hudson. No reporter narration.

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Northern Lights May Appear In New York, Other States This Weekend [Video]Northern Lights May Appear In New York, Other States This Weekend

Northern Lights May Appear In New York, Other States This Weekend

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Murray stays unbeaten in NYC as Penguins top Rangers 5-2

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Michael Avenatti charged with extortion in NYC

Michael Avenatti, the attorney best known for representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was arrested in New York Monday on charges he tried to extort millions..
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Michael Avenatti arrested on federal charges of wire fraud, extortion

Attorney Michael Avenatti has been arrested on federal charges in two separate cases in California and New York, federal prosecutors said Monday. CBS News legal analyst Rikki Klieman joins CBSN to..
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Read charges against Michael Avenatti alleging scheme to extort Nike, bank fraud, embezzlement

Michael Avenatti was arrested in New York outside the office of one of Nike's lawyers. Charges in New York and Los Angeles put him in danger of spending years in federal prison.
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Human Rights Watch urges UAE to ensure fair trial for eight over Hezbollah links

New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged the United Arab Emirates to ensure a fair trial for eight Lebanese nationals accused of setting up a "terrorist cell" with links to Hezbollah in..
Reuters - Published

Probes into Trump's business and campaign finances still ongoing

There are more investigations after the release of the Mueller report. The President could face his most serious legal problems in New York. Jeff Pegues reports.
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Nadler blasts Barr for making Mueller probe decision in under 2 days

"Attorney General Bar, who auditioned for his role with a memo saying that it was almost impossible for any president to commit obstruction, made a decision in under 48 hours," the New York Democrat..
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Hakeem Jeffries says Trump might be illegitimate, a Russian asset or “useful idiot”

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-New York, tells Margaret Brennan why he believes the American people deserve to see the entire special counsel report, including underlying documents
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How March Madness brackets began

The NCAA bracket is a March Madness tradition nearly as popular as the college basketball tournament itself. This year, some 70 million bracket-makers are competing for cash prizes and office bragging..
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Adele, Jennifer Lawrence lived their best lives on a night out at a New York City gay bar

It was a girls night out for Adele and Jennifer Lawrence on Friday, who were spotted by fans at a gay bar in New York City called Pieces.
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Russian collusion is a dead end. But the Robert Mueller report doesn't end the danger for Trump.

The greatest threat to Trump and his family is from investigators in New York. They have easier cases than Mueller. I predict more indictments soon.
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Immigrant portraits in New York art show face down Trump

Immigrant faces captured in life-sized portraits by artist Betsy Ashton look the viewer straight in the eye, as if eager to tell their stories of leaving home to brave new struggles in a strange land.
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As Mueller Report Lands, Prosecutorial Focus Moves to New York

The special counsel’s work may be done, but prosecutors in Manhattan and elsewhere are pursuing investigations into the president’s family business and more.
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D'Angelo Russell on Lakers: '[They're] always the type of organization that will trade you'

SportsPulse: In a one-on-one, Brooklyn Nets rising star D'Angelo Russell explains why the stability in New York has allowed him to thrive in a way the Lakers organization was never going to provide.
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Sen. Chuck Schumer calls for Mueller report to be made public

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York said public pressure will force Attorney General William Barr to release special counsel Robert Mueller's final report of his Russia investigation. CBSN..
CBS News - Published

Ex-Chinese construction exec found guilty in U.S. of forced labor charges

A former executive for a Chinese construction company was found guilty on Friday of U.S. charges that he forced Chinese laborers to work in the New York area under a form of debt bondage.
Reuters - Published

Northern lights to shine across northern US Saturday

Star gazers in cities as far south as New York and Chicago may get a rare glimpse of the northern lights this weekend
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March Madness: The origin of NCAA brackets

This year some 70 million bracket-makers are competing for cash prizes and office bragging rights; it's a tradition that started at a bar in Staten Island, N.Y., drawing attention from mobs of fans –..
CBS News - Published

"48 Hours": Did a father brainwash his daughter to help commit murder?

In this week's report, "48 Hours: Karrie's Choice," the "48 Hours" investigative team looks into the suspicious death of a New York mother. Correspondent Erin Moriarty joined CBSN with more on the..
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Here's what you should look out for when looking for a roommate

Avoiding roommate drama can be difficult for some young people living in major cities like New York or Los Angeles. Here's how to choose wisely.
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"48 Hours" investigates: Was daughter brainwashed by dad to help kill mom?

A nasty custody battle is at the center of an unusual death of a New York mother. Michele Neurauter, a mom of three, was found dead in her home from an apparent suicide in August 2017. But an upstate..
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Blind man and his dogs make history at the NYC half marathon

Thomas Panek became the first blind man -- led by his guide dogs -- to finish the New York City half marathon. CBS News correspondent Don Dahler has their story.
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Pastor convicted of hacking, insider trading gets five years prison: NY judge

A former hedge fund manager who also worked as a pastor was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison after being convicted of insider trading on non-public corporate press releases stolen by..
Reuters - Published

This NYC hotel uses astronaut technology and ice cream to put you to sleep

A hotel is trying to do the impossible: make you have the best night sleep in the city that never sleeps! Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.
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New York man charged with keeping live sharks in a pool inside his home

Joshua Seguine, 38, was charged in the Town of LaGrange on Tuesday with illegal commercialization of fish, shellfish, crustaceans and wildlife.
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FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid

Special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, at least nine months before FBI agents in New York raided his home and office, according to new..
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Slaughterbound Calf Escapes on Expressway, Earning New Name and a Life of Leisure

A lamb, a goat and a calf all made a run for it in New York City in recent days. Animal control said that was an unusually large number of escapes.
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Dog rescued from high kill shelter hugs new owner

A rescue dog had a long journey from a high kill shelter in Georgia to her new family in New York. And when she finally met them, she jumped up to give her new sister a big hug.
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Girl returns to same NICU she spent time in to play music to premature babies

A 12-year-old girl from New York spent the first three months of her life in a NICU. Now, that she knows the benefits of classical music, she's returning to the same hospital to play her guitar the..
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Cow on the loose on Bronx highway

New York City police officers worked to wrangle a cow that became loose Tuesday on a busy highway in the Bronx. (March 19)
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Officers wrangle cow on New York City highway

New York City police officers worked to wrangle a cow that became loose Tuesday on a busy highway in the Bronx. (March 19)
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FBI documents show Michael Cohen investigation started in 2017

Newly released search warrants and documents about Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, are providing new details on FBI raids of Cohen's home and office in New York. CBS News..
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Venezuelan opposition seizes control of diplomatic offices in U.S.

Representatives of National Assembly President Juan Guaidó, who has been recognized by the U.S. and more than four dozen countries as Venezuela's legitimate leader, said they took control of three..
CBS News - Published

Kabul's expanding foreigner 'bubble' trades safety for isolation

Kabul's green zone is a place where diplomats fly in cheesecake from New York and cases of wine from Europe, but many of those residing inside the heavily fortified enclave are not allowed to walk..
Reuters - Published

Anthony Comello, suspect in reputed mob boss Frank Cali murder, in court with 'MAGA' on palm

Anthony Comello, accused of killing reputed mob boss Francesco Cali, appeared in court in Toms River today and agreed to be returned to New York.
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'A dystopian playground': Hudson Yards, New York City's new $25 billion urban complex, draws mixed reviews

The new $25 billion urban complex in Manhattan has its share of critics.
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Hudson Yards, a $25 billion neighborhood, opens in New York City

Hudson Yards, a $25 billion urban complex in New York City opened to much fanfare in Manhattan March 15.
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Homeless 8-year-old refugee wins NY chess championship

Homeless Nigerian refugee, Tanitoluwa Adewumi took first place in the New York State Scholastic Championships tournament.
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These are the top 50 U.S. landmarks on Instagram

From Times Square in New York to the Hollywood sign in California, see which landmarks have been tagged the most on Instagram.
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Democratic donor in $292 million bank fraud gets early prison release

A New York financier and Democratic political donor who pleaded guilty to a $292 million bank fraud is being released early from his 12-year prison term and moving to home confinement, court papers..
Reuters - Published

Homeless third grader aims to become youngest chess grandmaster

One of the country's newest and youngest chess champions is being praised for his perseverance through incredible hardship. Tani Adewumi is just eight years old and only learned to play chess about a..
CBS News - Published

Joe Biden continues to cast shadow over Democratic 2020 field

The Democratic presidential field is getting more crowded. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand officially entered the race Sunday. Other Democratic contenders hit the campaign trail over the weekend. A..
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Irish star Conlan wins again on St. Patrick's Day in NY

Michael Conlan won again on St. Patrick's Day at Madison Square Garden, beating Ruben Garcia Hernandez by unanimous decision
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