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New York City: Largest city in the United States
New York City, often called simply New York and abbreviated as NYC, 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 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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NYC Mayor paints 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower [Video]

NYC Mayor paints 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Reverend Al Sharpton and others on Thursday in painting the words "Black Lives Matter" on Fifth Avenue - and right outside of Trump Tower. Lisa Bernhard has..

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Anti-mask activists on Saturday (July 11) took their campaign to a grilled cheese bar and restaurant in Windermere, Florida - a state fast becoming the epicenter of COVID-19. This report produced by..

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Fay weakens over eastern New York [Video]

Fay weakens over eastern New York

Fay weakened to a post-tropical low pressure system Saturday as it hit eastern New York, the U.S National Hurricane Center said. Fred Katayama reports.

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Black Lives Matter Mural Painted in Front of Trump Tower [Video]

Black Lives Matter Mural Painted in Front of Trump Tower

The street mural was completed on Fifth Avenue outside of Trump Tower in New York City on Thursday.

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Tibetan community stages protest against China outside Chinese consulate in New York [Video]

Tibetan community stages protest against China outside Chinese consulate in New York

Members of the Tibetan community on Friday staged a protest against China outside the Chinese Consulate in New York. Demonstrators raised anti-China slogans and were seen waving the Indian and US..

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To celebrate her daughter Kulture's second birthday, Cardi B went all out and got them matching gold anklets, watches, and rainbow Ugg slippers ‚ÄĒ because well, why not? As if that wasn't enough, the..

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Sacha Baron Cohen has police called on him as Rudy Giuliani prank backfires [Video]

Sacha Baron Cohen has police called on him as Rudy Giuliani prank backfires

Sacha Baron Cohen's prank on Rudy Giuliani backfired on Tuesday when the former New York mayor called the police on him.

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Supreme Court Grants NY Prosecutor Access to Trump's Financial Records [Video]

Supreme Court Grants NY Prosecutor Access to Trump's Financial Records

According to CBS News, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favour of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday.

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Former New York City Mayor called the police on Sacha Baron Cohen! [Video]

Former New York City Mayor called the police on Sacha Baron Cohen!

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has revealed he called the police when Sacha Baron Cohen tried to prank him while wearing a pink bikini!

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U.S. Supreme Court rules some Trump financial records can be revealed [Video]

U.S. Supreme Court rules some Trump financial records can be revealed

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a New York prosecutor can obtain President Donald Trump's financial records but prevented - at least for now - Democratic-led House of Representatives..

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Black Lives Matter mural unveiled in Harlem [Video]

Black Lives Matter mural unveiled in Harlem

A large Black Lives Matter mural was unveiled in the New York City neighborhood of Harlem on Wednesday (July 8).

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JCPenney Closing More Stores [Video]

JCPenney Closing More Stores

JCPenney has added two more stores to the list of locations it plans to close. Both stores are located in New York City. One location is in the Manhattan Mall. The other location is in Brooklyn Kings..

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Texas doctor fears NY scenario as COVID-19 cases surge [Video]

Texas doctor fears NY scenario as COVID-19 cases surge

The Chief Medical Director of United Memorial Medical Center (UMMC) in Houston, Texas has a grim prediction for the city, as the number of coronavirus cases continues to soar. This report produced by..

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'Blended learning' in the fall for NYC public schools -mayor [Video]

'Blended learning' in the fall for NYC public schools -mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced that public schools will have "blended learning" in the fall that will limit classroom attendance to a maximum of three days per week in an..

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Deutsche Bank to pay $150 mln penalty over Epstein [Video]

Deutsche Bank to pay $150 mln penalty over Epstein

New York authorities have fined Deutsche Bank $150 mln over failures including the services it provided to Jeffrey Epstein - the former financier who committed suicide while awaiting trial on charges..

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Ghislaine Maxwell Moved To NYC Facility, Begins Quarantine [Video]

Ghislaine Maxwell Moved To NYC Facility, Begins Quarantine

Newser reports Ghislaine Maxwell, the girlfriend of the late Jeffrey Epstein, is now in a federal detention center in New York City. However, it isn't the one where Epstein died last year. The British..

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Congresswoman helps ducks cross road in New York [Video]

Congresswoman helps ducks cross road in New York

Congresswoman Kathleen Rice stops traffic in New York to help some ducks cross the road.

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Woman Charged Over Central Park 911 Call [Video]

Woman Charged Over Central Park 911 Call

(Newser) ‚Äď A white woman who called police on a birdwatcher in New York City's Central Park on Memorial Day will be charged in connection with that call. Christian Cooper, a 57-year-old Black man and..

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