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.
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.. CBS News - Published
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..
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..
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..
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..
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.. USATODAY.com - Published
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.. CBS News - Published
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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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
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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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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
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
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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.. CBS News - Published
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