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New York City: Largest city in the United States
New York City (NYC), often called New York (NY), 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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The Regional Tibetan Youth Congress in New York and New Jersey held protests in front of Chinese Consulates in respective cities to show solidarity with India over the recent Chinese military intrusion..

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Will offices be the same? The Empire State Building offers clues

New York City's famed Empire State Building symbolizes the challenges many commercial spaces face as the U.S. tries to reopen and get back to business. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Judge Denies Trump's Family A Lawsuit Against Niece's Book

President Donald Trump’s niece plans to publish a tell-all book, revealing private information about her family. While the Trump family tried to deter her book, a New York judge dismissed their..

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Jennifer Lopez invites New York nurse to party with her

Jennifer Lopez has offered to play host to a New York nurse at one of her future concerts as a thank you for her hard work during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Reduced voting sites, heated races in NY and KY [Video]

Reduced voting sites, heated races in NY and KY

New York, Kentucky were among the six states holding primaries Tuesday, with heated, key races and fewer polling sites due to social distancing restrictions. Lisa Bernhard has more.

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Trump Lost $1-Billion During Pandemic

Donald Trump is worth an estimated $2.1 billion. Business Insider reports he is the first billionaire in history to serve as president of the United States. The president's fortune has taken a roughly..

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Joel Schumacher, director of 'Lost Boys' and Batman Films, dead at 80 [Video]

Joel Schumacher, director of 'Lost Boys' and Batman Films, dead at 80

Schumacher died in NYC after battling cancer for a year. He transitioned from costume designing to directing for film in the 1980s.

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New York reopens, other states spike and global cases hit 'grim record' [Video]

New York reopens, other states spike and global cases hit 'grim record'

New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday while at least 12 other states saw record COVID-19 spikes - and the World Health Organization reported a record number of new daily cases. Lisa..

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NY police officer suspended over apparent chokehold [Video]

NY police officer suspended over apparent chokehold

A New York police officer was suspended on Sunday after a video posted online appeared to show him rendering a Black man unconscious in a chokehold during an arrest, a few days after city council..

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Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC [Video]

Trump opposed to removing Roosevelt statue in NYC

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he opposed removing the towering statue of Theodore Roosevelt from outside New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Colette Luke has more.

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135 Former SDNY Prosecutors Decry Ousting Of US Attorney Geoffrey Berman [Video]

135 Former SDNY Prosecutors Decry Ousting Of US Attorney Geoffrey Berman

135 former New York prosecutors rose up on Sunday in a letter of protest, to defend former US Attorney Geoffrey Berman. Berman was fired as the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York on..

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Starbucks Shutting Hundreds Of Cafes, Opening Pickup-only Stores [Video]

Starbucks Shutting Hundreds Of Cafes, Opening Pickup-only Stores

Irene Jiang / Business Insider Starbucks opened its first-ever Starbucks Pickup store in November, a pickup-only location that lets customers order ahead through the chain's mobile app and pick up..

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