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River in New York State

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Hudson River: River in New York State
The Hudson River is a 315-mile (507 km) river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States. The river originates in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York, flows southward through the Hudson Valley to the Upper New York Bay between New York City and Jersey City. It eventually drains into the Atlantic Ocean at New York Harbor. The river serves as a political boundary between the states of New Jersey and New York at its southern end. Further north, it marks local boundaries between several New York counties. The lower half of the river is a tidal estuary, deeper than the body of water into which it flows, occupying the Hudson Fjord, an inlet which formed during the most recent period of North American glaciation, estimated at 26,000 to 13,300 years ago. Tidal waters influence the Hudson's flow from as far north as the city of Troy.

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New York sues EPA over GE's Hudson River PCB cleanup

New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of prematurely allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB contamination before the..
Reuters - Published

Hero pilot: Crashes 'should never have happened'

Former airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, who safely landed a crippled jetliner on the Hudson River ten years ago, told a House aviation panel that the two recent air disasters of the Boeing..
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for Hudson River

Campaigner Greta completes ocean crossing to take climate message to US [Video]Campaigner Greta completes ocean crossing to take climate message to US

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in New York City to chants and cheers after a trans-Atlantic trip on a yacht to attend a global warming conference. Greta, 16, and her crew..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:39Published

 

Body of missing swimmer reportedly found in Hudson River

The man was competing in a marathon swim event when he was last seen Friday
CBS News - Published

Swimmer who went missing during seven-day, 120-mile Hudson River race confirmed dead

Charles van der Horst, a 67-year-old from North Carolina, was last seen going under water during New York Open Water’s 8 Bridges Open Water Swim.
USATODAY.com - Published

Search continues for swimmer missing in Hudson River

Organizers became concerned when the swimmer failed to resurface after going underwater Friday
CBS News - Published

New York police divers search Hudson River for missing swimmer

New York City police scuba divers searched the Hudson River on Saturday for a retired North Carolina professor who went missing while participating in a swim competition, officials said.
Reuters - Published

Crazy commutes: Employing alternative methods to beat traffic

Tommy Lutz's 12-mile commute from his home in New Jersey to the Manhattan offices of Google is accomplished by a foldable bicycle and then, once he hits the Hudson River, a foldable boat
CBS News - Published

Eye Opener: Alabama effectively outlaws abortion

Alabama's governor signs a new law banning nearly all abortions, while other states move to challenge Roe v. Wade. Also, a helicopter clearly in distress spirals in the air in New York City and crashes..
CBS News - Published

Pilot survives helicopter crash

A helicopter crashed in to the Hudson River near Manhattan, but the pilot was OK and there were no passengers on board. David Begnaud has the latest.
CBS News - Published

Pilot escapes NYC helicopter after crash landing

A helicopter that crashed into the Hudson River near a busy NYC heliport Wednesday and partially sank, was pulled from the water. New York City officials said the pilot was able to escape, and was..
USATODAY.com - Published

Video shows moment helicopter crashes into NYC's Hudson River

A man visiting New York City captured footage of a helicopter crashing into the Hudson River off Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon. CBSN New York has details.
CBS News - Published

Helicopter crashes into Hudson River in New York City

A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River near Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon. The chopper's pilot is OK and no passengers were on board. CBS News' David Begnaud reports from the scene.
CBS News - Published Also reported by •Reuters

N.Y. state to sue EPA: agency approval on GE Hudson River clean-up premature

New York state officials announced plans to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for prematurely declaring that General Electric Co had completed its clean-up of PCB contamination in the Hudson..
Reuters - Published

'It was amazing': A really old, 14-foot Atlantic sturgeon was found in the Hudson River

Researchers using sonar equipment on the Hudson River found a 14-foot sturgeon, probably weighing 800 pounds and 80 to 90 years old.
USATODAY.com - Published

Rogue cruise ship gets trapped in Hudson River ice flows

A four-deck, 300-foot cruise ship became stuck under a rail bridge after breaking loose from its moorings on the icy Hudson River in New York.
USATODAY.com - Published

Boats loose amid Hudson River ice jams, cruise ship stuck

An unoccupied Hudson River cruise ship broke loose from its moorings amid rising water and ice jams, floated slowly downriver and is jammed under a rail bridge in Albany. (Jan 25)
USATODAY.com - Published

Medical examiner: Saudi sisters found in banks of Hudson River committed suicide

The Saudi Arabian sisters whose bodies were found taped together along the Hudson River in October committed suicide, a medical examiner determined.
USATODAY.com - Published

Saudi sisters found dead in Hudson River killed themselves, officials say

The New York City medical examiner's office says two sisters whose bodies washed up on the Hudson River waterfront in October bound themselves together and plunged into the water.
CBS News - Published

Sisters found in NYC river chose suicide over "return to Saudi Arabia"

Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 23, "bound themselves together before descending into the Hudson River," medical examiner says
CBS News - Published

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