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New York City: Largest city in the United States
The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2018 population of 8,398,748 distributed over a land area of 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 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 and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 19,979,477 people in its 2018 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 22,679,948 residents in its Combined Statistical Area. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city's fast pace has inspired the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.

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Two NYC women plead guilty to plan to build bomb for attack on U.S.

Two women inspired by radical Islam pleaded guilty in New York City on Friday to teaching and distributing information about the manufacture and use of an explosive, destructive device and weapon of..
Reuters - Published

New York's George Washington Bridge re-opened after suspicious package: mayor

The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spotted by a motorist turned out to be just a pipe,..
Reuters - Published

Videos for New York City

David Koch Owned $143 Million Real Estate In NYC, Hamptons, More [Video]David Koch Owned $143 Million Real Estate In NYC, Hamptons, More

David Koch, an American billionaire known for donating to conservative political causes, has died at age 79. The late philanthropist, who was worth an estimated $58.7 billion when he died (per..

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Red Arrows perform over New York [Video]Red Arrows perform over New York

The Red Arrows have peformed a display over New York alongside their US counterparts. The Royal Air Force display team are on a tour of North America to promote the UK.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:52Published

EXCLUSIVE: Alibaba shelves HK listing amid unrest [Video]EXCLUSIVE: Alibaba shelves HK listing amid unrest

Sources have revealed to Reuters that China's tech titan Alibaba will delay its listing on the Hong Kong stock exchange, saying "it would certainly annoy Beijing" at a time of pro-democracy protests...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

Serena Williams and Simona Halep warm up for U.S. Open i [Video]Serena Williams and Simona Halep warm up for U.S. Open i

Williams and Halep prepare ahead of the U.S. Open

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Three more women sue Epstein's estate [Video]Three more women sue Epstein's estate

Three women on Tuesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying they were sexually abused by the financier, both before and after his controversial plea deal that allowed him to avoid federal..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Wall Street Treads Water After Three-Day Winning Streak [Video]Wall Street Treads Water After Three-Day Winning Streak

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Tuesday after three sessions of gains, as lower Treasury yields weighed on financial shares, offsetting a boost from Home Depot’s better-than-expected..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Virtual Reality ‘Star Wars’ experience opens in New York shopping mall [Video]Virtual Reality ‘Star Wars’ experience opens in New York shopping mall

A new virtual reality pop-up at New York's Westfield World Trade Center takes visitors inside the world of "Star Wars." It's produced by the company Void, which creates virtual reality experiences.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Epstein Signed Will 2 Days Before Death [Video]Epstein Signed Will 2 Days Before Death

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his death, according to CNN. The New York Post obtained the document that shows the will was signed two days before his death. Epstein was found dead by..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Bardem takes fight to protect oceans to U.N. [Video]Bardem takes fight to protect oceans to U.N.

Spanish actor Javier Bardem said during an interview with Reuters on Monday that his experience of traveling through the Antarctic made him realize just how "fragile" the ecosystem is. Bardem later..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

Sophie Turner Steals Show: Joe Jonas' 30th Birthday [Video]Sophie Turner Steals Show: Joe Jonas' 30th Birthday

On Friday, Joe Jonas celebrated his 30th birthday with a lavish, James Bond-themed party in New York City. Sophie Turner attended her husband's party wearing a black dress with a plunging neckline,..

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Trendsetting pensioner turns rubbish into 'wearable artwork' [Video]Trendsetting pensioner turns rubbish into 'wearable artwork'

A trendsetting pensioner has spent five decades proving that one man's trash really is another man's treasure by turning rubbish she scavenges from the streets into 'wearable artwork' - which she sells..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:57Published

Official Autopsy Concludes Cause Of Epstein's Death [Video]Official Autopsy Concludes Cause Of Epstein's Death

New York City’s chief medical examiner determined on Friday that suicide by hanging was the cause of death for Jeffrey Epstein. The convicted sex offender and alleged human trafficker was found six..

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Suspect in New York City subway scare apprehended by police [Video]Suspect in New York City subway scare apprehended by police

A man who created chaos in a New York City subway station has been apprehended by police. According to Reuters, the man left two kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers in a subway station. It..

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Autopsy concludes Epstein death was suicide [Video]Autopsy concludes Epstein death was suicide

An autopsy has concluded that the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein was suicide by hanging, a spokeswoman for the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said on Friday. Jane Lanhee..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:01Published

Petitioners want Trump Tower on Obama Avenue [Video]Petitioners want Trump Tower on Obama Avenue

More than 340,000 have signed a MoveOn.org petition to change the name of the block of 5th Avenue in front of Trump Tower to 'President Barack H. Obama Avenue'. Priscilla Huff reports.

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Petitioners aim to put Trump Tower on Obama Avenue [Video]Petitioners aim to put Trump Tower on Obama Avenue

More than 340,000 have signed a MoveOn.org petition to change the name of the block of 5th Avenue in front of Trump Tower to 'President Barack H. Obama Avenue'. Priscilla Huff reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:16Published

Apple Looking For Office Space In New York [Video]Apple Looking For Office Space In New York

Apple is reportedly looking for massive new office space in New York City. The space could be as large as 750,000 square feet, according to The Real Deal. Apple already has an office in New York's..

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Suspicious packages rattle NYC commuters [Video]Suspicious packages rattle NYC commuters

Two suspicious packages that prompted the evacuation of one of New York City's busiest transit hubs during the Friday morning rush hour were deemed to be safe, police said although commuters said they..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg to set sail for US [Video]Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg to set sail for US

The face of a new generation of eco-activists is taking her message on board a zero-emissions yacht, bound for New York.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:49Published

'Not as bad as you'd imagine' hot dog flavored ice cream in NY [Video]'Not as bad as you'd imagine' hot dog flavored ice cream in NY

The 'Ice Dog Sandwich,' a hot dog flavored ice cream sandwich with candied Oscar Mayer wieners and spicy mustard ice cream, debuts in New York's Bryant Park. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

NYC's largest rooftop farm grows in Brooklyn [Video]NYC's largest rooftop farm grows in Brooklyn

Brooklyn Grange's newest rooftop farm in Sunset Park spans 55,000 square feet of cultivated space. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:19Published

Epstein accuser files first in wave of lawsuits [Video]Epstein accuser files first in wave of lawsuits

A New York woman who said she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday, in the start of an expected wave of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:52Published

Man gets 'private' jet after being only passenger booked on US flight [Video]Man gets 'private' jet after being only passenger booked on US flight

A man got to fly on a "private" jet last week when he turned out to be the only passenger booked on a flight in the US. Vincent Peone, a New York-based writer and director, was the only passenger to..

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New York's George Washington Bridge closed due to bomb threat: mayor

The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was closed on Thursday night due to a bomb threat, authorities said.
Reuters - Published

Red Arrows stage display over New York City

The Red Arrows aerobatic team puts on a rare display over the New York skyline.
BBC News - Published

USTA under-reported millions, owes back rent: NYC comptroller

The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's..
Reuters - Published

Williams to face Sharapova in first round of US Open

Serena Williams will play Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows in New York.
BBC News - Published

Qantas to run test flights on world's longest route

The airline will track the health impacts of the 19-hour journeys from Sydney to New York and London.
BBC News - Published

Russian chess legend Anatoly Karpov unable to get U.S. visa, friend says

Russian chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov has been unable for several months to obtain a visa to travel to the United States, his friend, the owner of a chess academy in New York who invited him to..
Reuters - Published

New York sues EPA over GE's allegedly incomplete Hudson River cleanup

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

New York City can limit art vendors in popular parks: appeals court

New York City rules limiting the number of art and book vendors in four popular Manhattan parks are constitutional, a state appeals court ruled on Tuesday, overturning an injunction against the rules.
Reuters - Published

New York officer fired, but tensions still high where Eric Garner died

Hassan Johnson was getting his head shaved on Monday at the same barber shop Eric Garner used to visit.
Reuters - Published

U.S. attorney general shakes up prison bureau after Epstein death

U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday shook up the leadership at the federal Bureau of Prisons, removing its acting chief following the suicide of financier Jeffrey Epstein in a New York City..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: U.S. police officers who kill unarmed black men often avoid criminal liability

New York City police fired a white police officer on Monday over the July 17, 2014, killing of a black man with a prohibited chokehold.
Reuters - Published

Eric Garner: NY officer in 'I can't breathe' death fired

The decision to fire Daniel Pantaleo came five years after Eric Garner's death during his arrest.
BBC News - Published

Official autopsy concludes Epstein's death was suicide by hanging

New York City's chief medical examiner determined on Friday that suicide by hanging was the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein, whose body was found six days ago in a Manhattan jail cell..
Reuters - Published

Suspect in New York City subway scare apprehended by police

A man blamed by New York City police for leaving two kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers in a subway station, causing chaos for commuters during Friday morning's rush hour, has been..
Reuters - Published

Jeffrey Epstein death ruled 'suicide by hanging'

The financier awaiting trial for sex trafficking killed himself in jail, says post-mortem in New York.
BBC News - Published

Kitchen devices resembling bombs cause havoc for New York commuters

Kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting automobile and subway travel during the morning rush hour before police deemed them harmless..
Reuters - Published

Suspicious packages cause havoc for NYC commuters before being deemed harmless

Suspicious packages resembling pressure cookers were left in two Manhattan locations on Friday, disrupting traffic and prompting the evacuation of one of the city's busiest transit hubs during the..
Reuters - Published

Police clear packages that prompted evacuation of NYC transit hub

Two suspicious packages that prompted the evacuation of one of New York City's busiest transit hubs during the Friday morning rush hour were deemed to be safe, police said.
Reuters - Published

New York transit hub evacuated after suspicious packages found

New York City authorities evacuated a major transit hub on Friday as police said they were investigating two suspicious packages.
Reuters - Published

Murray Hall: The New York politician who broke 19th Century gender rules

It was only when New York businessman and politician Murray Hall died that his secret became public.
BBC News - Published

Lawyer Avenatti seeks to end 'vindictive' prosecution in New York

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, has asked a federal judge to dismiss an indictment accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , saying he was targeted in a..
Reuters - Published

I've not signed Saudi fight - Ruiz Jr on Joshua rematch

Andy Ruiz Jr says he wants his rematch with Anthony Joshua to take place in New York and not Saudi Arabia.
BBC News - Published

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others

Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file..
Reuters - Published

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues financier's estate, as prison officials probe suicide

A New York woman who said she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday, as prison officials began an internal..
Reuters - Published

Epstein accuser sues his estate and staff amid flurry of New York lawsuits

The lawsuit claims that Epstein's girlfriend, maid, secretary and "recruiter" acted as accomplices.
BBC News - Published

Child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, other groups in New York after change in law

Dozens of people in New York state who were victims of sexual abuse as children sued institutions including the Roman Catholic Church in New York on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily..
Reuters - Published

Jeffrey Epstein sex abuse accuser files first in wave of lawsuits

A New York woman who says she was sexually assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein at the age of 14 sued the disgraced financier's estate and a former associate on Wednesday in the start of an expected wave of..
Reuters - Published

Child sex abuse victims get one-year window to launch New York lawsuits

Hundreds of people in New York state previously barred from filing lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse as children will go to court beginning on Wednesday after a new law temporarily lifted legal time..
Reuters - Published

Women expected to sue Jeffrey Epstein's estate over sexual abuse claims

Women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein are expected to sue the disgraced financier's estate as soon as Wednesday, when a New York law goes into effect that makes it easier for..
Reuters - Published

Victims of child sex abuse expected to launch wave of lawsuits in New York

More than a thousand people are expected to file civil lawsuits in New York courts beginning on Wednesday over sexual abuse they say they suffered as children during a special one-year window for state..
Reuters - Published

Warden at New York jail where financier Epstein died is removed

U.S. Attorney General William Barr ordered the removal of the warden at the federal jail where financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in an apparent suicide while awaiting trial on sex trafficking..
Reuters - Published

Trump says he wants full investigation into financier Epstein's death

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he wants a "full investigation" into the circumstances surrounding financier Jeffrey Epstein's death at a federal detention facility in New York City while..
Reuters - Published

New York courts brace for hundreds of lawsuits by victims of child sex abuse

New York courts have assigned 45 judges to handle the expected lawsuits by hundreds of people who were sexually abused as children when a state law takes effect on Wednesday that temporarily lifts the..
Reuters - Published

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