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New York City: Largest city in the United States
New York City (NYC), often called simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2019 population of 8,336,817 distributed over about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York City 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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Early voters wait in long lines in New York City [Video]

Early voters wait in long lines in New York City

New Yorkers waited in long lines early on Saturday on the first day of early voting in the state for the presidential election.

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I voted for a guy named Trump, says president after casting ballot in Florida [Video]

I voted for a guy named Trump, says president after casting ballot in Florida

President Donald Trump has cast his ballot in the US election, tellingreporters afterwards: “I voted for a guy named Trump.” Mr Trump voted in WestPalm Beach, Florida, which is near his private..

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Cinemas outside NYC to reopen at 25% capacity: Cuomo [Video]

Cinemas outside NYC to reopen at 25% capacity: Cuomo

Movie theaters outside of New York City will be allowed to reopen on Oct. 23 after a months-long hiatus spurred by the coronavirus, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday.

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NYC Department of Education Cancels $900 Million in Deferred Payments to Teachers [Video]

NYC Department of Education Cancels $900 Million in Deferred Payments to Teachers

The largest teachers union in NYC, United Federation of Teachers (UFT), will move into the process of arbitration with the NYC Department of Education over the decision.

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John Lennon at 80: Events held to mark musical legend’s birthday [Video]

John Lennon at 80: Events held to mark musical legend’s birthday

Late Beatles star and musical legend John Lennon would have been celebratinghis 80th birthday on Friday. The musician, who was shot dead aged 40 in NewYork in 1980, has continued to have an enduring..

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New Yorkers 'drive in' for VP debate watch party [Video]

New Yorkers 'drive in' for VP debate watch party

A mini-caravan of New Yorkers 'drove in' Wednesday (October 7) for a Vice Presidential debate watch party at the Queens Drive-In on the grounds of the New York Hall of Science.

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Rays get shelled by Yankees' power lineup ALDS Game 1 loss [Video]

Rays get shelled by Yankees' power lineup ALDS Game 1 loss

Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam in the ninth inning for New York’s fourth home run of the game, and the Yankees beat the Rays 9-3.

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Workers rescued from collapsed scaffold in NYC [Video]

Workers rescued from collapsed scaffold in NYC

Two workers were rescued after scaffolding collapsed in New York City onMonday morning. The New York Fire Department said 911 calls at around 9.10amreported that two workers were hanging from dangling..

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NY Gov. Cuomo closes schools in COVID-19 hot spots [Video]

NY Gov. Cuomo closes schools in COVID-19 hot spots

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered schools to close beginning on Tuesday in several coronavirus "hot spots" in New York City boroughs, and said the state would take over enforcement of social..

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New York mayor announces Covid-19 shutdown plan for nine areas [Video]

New York mayor announces Covid-19 shutdown plan for nine areas

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NYC mayor seeks to lockdown coronavirus hotspots [Video]

NYC mayor seeks to lockdown coronavirus hotspots

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday he is moving to shut non-essential businesses as well as schools in nine neighborhoods identified as coronavirus clusters, starting on Wednesday. This..

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Indoor dining a step forward for NYC restaurants [Video]

Indoor dining a step forward for NYC restaurants

Despite leading the way in controlling the coronavirus, New York City was among the slowest areas in the country to restart indoor dining - something it is now doing at just 25 percent capacity,..

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Artist Ai Weiwei premieres new 30-part work on the Piccadilly Lights [Video]

Artist Ai Weiwei premieres new 30-part work on the Piccadilly Lights

‘New York Days' by the Chinese contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei ispremiered on the screens at Piccadilly Circus in London. It is the first in aseries of visual installations in a project..

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NYC mayor's plea amid uptick: 'Get tested' [Video]

NYC mayor's plea amid uptick: 'Get tested'

As coronavirus infection rates continued to climb in several neighborhoods in Queens and Brooklyn where new clusters have emerged, Mayor Bill de Blasio urged New Yorkers on Wednesday to 'get tested.'

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Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open After Achilles Injury [Video]

Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open After Achilles Injury

CNN reports that Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open. Williams is suffering from an Achilles injury. The withdrawal comes ahead of her scheduled second round match against Tsvetana..

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COVID-19 Spike In Orthodox Jewish NYC Neighborhoods Prompts Mask Crackdown [Video]

COVID-19 Spike In Orthodox Jewish NYC Neighborhoods Prompts Mask Crackdown

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday he was cracking down on a few Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods following a spike in COVID-19 infections. According to HuffPost, city officials will start..

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Protesters in Manhattan demand more indoor dining [Video]

Protesters in Manhattan demand more indoor dining

Hundreds of protesters marched in New York's Midtown Manhattan toward the governor's office, calling for indoor dining to be raised to at least 50% capacity. Restaurant owners also called for more..

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New York City Sees COVID-19 Spike [Video]

New York City Sees COVID-19 Spike

New York City Sees COVID-19 Spike

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'Space bubbles' offer safety at NYC restaurant [Video]

'Space bubbles' offer safety at NYC restaurant

Plastic bubbles were set up on the sidewalk next to Café du Soleil in New York City to protect customers from the spread of COVID-19 and shelter diners from cold and rain. Chris Dignam has more.

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Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew [Video]

Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew

[NFA] Demonstrators decried a grand jury decision not to charge three officers for killing Breonna Taylor, marching through the streets of Louisville despite a curfew. This report produced by Zachary..

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