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Times Square: Neighborhood in Manhattan in New York City, New York
Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center, and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. It stretches from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. Brightly lit by numerous billboards and advertisements, Times Square is sometimes referred to as "The Crossroads of the World", "The Center of the Universe", "the heart of The Great White Way", and "the heart of the world". One of the world's busiest pedestrian areas, it is also the hub of the Broadway Theater District and a major center of the world's entertainment industry. Times Square is one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually. Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily, many of them tourists, while over 460,000 pedestrians walk through Times Square on its busiest days.


Cheers, tears, prayers in Times Square for 2020

The massive crowd in New York's City's Times Square welcomed the arrival of 2020 and expressed some of their hopes and wishes for the new year. (Jan. 1)
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Huge NYC Times Square crowd welcomes 2020

Fireworks burst and confetti fell as throngs of revelers cheered the start of 2020 in New York City's Times Square. The crowd counted down the last seconds of 2019 as a luminescent crystal ball..
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Videos for Times Square

Watch New York City ring in 2020 [Video]Watch New York City ring in 2020

The iconic New Years Eve ball dropped in Times Square, a century-long tradition featuring fireworks and a flood of confetti.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published

New Year: New Yorkers bring in 2020 in style [Video]New Year: New Yorkers bring in 2020 in style

Fireworks popped and confetti dropped as throngs of revellers cheered the start of 2020 in New York City's Times Square. In one of the globe's most-watched New Year's Eve spectacles, the crowd counted..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

New Year's greetings from Times Square [Video]New Year's greetings from Times Square

'I have a diaper on' - revelers arrive early and prepared for hours long wait to midnight

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Times Square gears up for its annual NYE festivities [Video]Times Square gears up for its annual NYE festivities

Ahead of the annual New Year's Eve ball drop in Times Square, a final test is completed and Reuters talks to TV personality Ryan Seacrest before the big night. Freddie Joyner has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:17Published

NY Times Square confetti preview a success [Video]NY Times Square confetti preview a success

Multicolored confetti rained down on New York's Times Square on Sunday (December 29)

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:51Published

New Waterford Crystals installed on Times Square New Year's Eve ball [Video]New Waterford Crystals installed on Times Square New Year's Eve ball

Fiskars Tom Brennan and Countdown Entertainment's Jeffrey Straus detail the 'Gift of Goodwill'

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:10Published

Impeachment supporters sing outside White House [Video]Impeachment supporters sing outside White House

Tens of thousands of Americans marched in support of impeachment this week, from New York's Times Square to small towns around the country.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:50Published

BTS and Post Malone to Perform at 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve' [Video]BTS and Post Malone to Perform at 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve'

The television special will be hosted by Ryan Seacrest in Times Square. It starts at 8 PM EST and is featured on ABC.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 01:14Published

Anti-Trump rallies hit U.S. cities before House vote [Video]Anti-Trump rallies hit U.S. cities before House vote

People marched through central New York on Tuesday, as well as in other major U.S. cities, to push their representatives to vote to impeach Donald Trump. The president says the impeachment proceedings..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published


Drones will watch over Times Square during New Year's Eve ball drop — a security first

"Times Square is probably going to be the safest place on the planet Earth," NYPD's Deputy Commissioner for Intelligence and Counterterrorism said.  
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ShowBiz Minute: Seacrest, Obama, Stone

Ryan Seacrest and Lucy Hale gear up for New Year's Rockin' Eve bash in Times Square; Barack Obama releases annual list of favorite books, movies, TV shows and music of 2019; Sharon Stone's dating..
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'What is Trump hiding?': Republican billboard aims at Trump's impeachment defiance

The digital billboard in Times Square targets members of Trump's administration who have not complied with subpoenas during the impeachment inquiry.
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From the archive: Architect Hugh Hardy

Architect Hugh Hardy has renewed and restored many of New York City's best-known landmarks and public spaces, from the New Amsterdam and New Victory Theatres near Times Square, to the fabled Radio City..
CBS News - Published

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Scott Pelley follows Hillary Rodham Clinton as she performs her duties as secretary of state and questions her on the latest developments in foreign policy and the recent terror scare in New York's..
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No 'Joker': Bronx 'step street' becomes New York hot spot thanks to hit movie

Like most tourists, Patricio Osuna had a list of "must sees" on his trip to New York City: the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and, surprisingly, a steep flight of steps in an out-of-the-way..
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Woman hog-ties Trump in NYC ad billboard

A clothing company has put up a billboard in New York City's Time Square that depicts President Donald Trump being hog-tied by a woman clad in its athletic wear. (Oct. 18)  
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AP Top Stories October 10 P

Here are the top stories for Thursday, October 10th: Associates of Trump's attorney arrested; Sanders says he's recovering quickly; Activists stage protest in Times Square; Double Nobel literature..
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Sarah Jessica Parker's spell over Times Square

Sarah Jessica Parker casts a spell at "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" Times Square Takeover, while actors Nicholas Podany and Bubba Weiler talk about the play. (Sept. 6)  
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First Flush of Fame: Celia Au

'Wu Assassins' actress Celia Au describes the feeling of seeing her face magnified in Times Square. (Aug. 29)  
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300 dancers make a statement in Times Square

Lara Spencer apologized again for laughing at Prince George, while in the streets below, hundreds of dancers gathered to send a message
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Sea of people flee Times Square after mistaking motorcycle backfire as gunshots

People fled Times Square when they mistook the sound of a motorcycle for gunshots.  
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Times Square panic as crowd thinks backfiring motorcycle is mass shooter

Chaos ensured as people mistook the sounds for gunfire and fled, in the wake of weekend's mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton
CBS News - Published

Flying Wallendas prance above Times Square

Nik and Lijana Wallenda made history walking on the high wire above Times Square. Check out photos of the sibling duo in action.  
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Wallendas safely cross Times Square on high wire

Two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas safely crossed Times Square on a high wire strung between two skyscrapers 25 stories above the pavement. Nik and Lijana Wallenda walked from opposite ends..
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Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on high wire 25 stories above pavement

Lijana Wallenda makes a brave return after a high wire accident broke nearly all the bones in her face two years ago.
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Hundreds take to Times Square for solstice yoga

Hundreds of people came to Times Square on Friday to celebrate the summer solstice despite intermittent rainstorms. (June 21)  
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NYC chopper crash kills one

The New York City Fire Department is responding to a report of a helicopter crash on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan not far from Time Square. FDNY says the pilot has died. (June 10)  
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Investigators probing deadly helicopter crash into NYC skyscraper

CBS News is learning more about the pilot whose deadly helicopter crash onto the roof of a New York City skyscraper briefly stirred fears of a 9/11-style attack. Tim McCormack was the only person on..
CBS News - Published

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Man allegedly sought "firearms and explosives" for Times Square attack; Students learning sign language to support a classmate.
CBS News - Published

Man allegedly sought "firearms and explosives" for Times Square attack

After months of talking to an undercover officer, a man was arrested for allegedly plotting to attack Times Square. He's accused of praising ISIS and al-Qaida. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
CBS News - Published

Man arrested in alleged Times Square grenade plot to appear in court: local media

A man who was arrested in an alleged plot to buy grenades for an attack Times Square is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn on Friday, local media reported, citing unidentified law..
Reuters - Published

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