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New York City: Largest city in the United States
The City of New York, usually known as New York City (NYC), or New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 8,398,748 distributed over a land area of approximately 302.6 square miles (784 km2), it 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 largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous cities, with a estimated population of 19.9 million people in its metropolitan statistical area and 22.7 million in its combined statistical area. New York City ranks among the cultural and media world capitals, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, and fashion.

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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

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial

Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for jurors..
Reuters - Published

▶ Videos for New York City

The Yankees Trade For Edwin Encarnación [Video]The Yankees Trade For Edwin Encarnación

New York’s move for Encarnación comes at a time when the team’s large dinger-smashers, Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, are set to return to the lineup from their rehab stints on Triple-A..

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Artists Uses Blood For Powerful LGBTQ Message [Video]Artists Uses Blood For Powerful LGBTQ Message

According to the Huffington Post, "Artist Jordan Eagles aims to emphasize “the wasted potential caused by discrimination” ― specifically as it pertains to the Trump administration’s efforts to..

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Beto O'Rourke Backs Slavery Reparations [Video]Beto O'Rourke Backs Slavery Reparations

FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke jogs a 2 mile run with members of the LGBTQ community along the Hudson River Greenway in New York City, U.S., June 12, 2019...

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Nxivm Sex Cult Alleged Founder Calls No Witnesses At Trial [Video]Nxivm Sex Cult Alleged Founder Calls No Witnesses At Trial

Keith Raniere is the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials. Raniere has said that he will call no witnesses at his trial, which begins next..

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Justin Timberlake and stars strut their stuff at Songwriters Hall of Fame [Video]Justin Timberlake and stars strut their stuff at Songwriters Hall of Fame

Justin Timberlake and Halsey were among stars inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame class of 2019 in New York on Thursday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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What State Has The Priciest Childcare In America? [Video]What State Has The Priciest Childcare In America?

Everyone knows raising children isn't cheap--from clothing to school supplies to medical care. Childcare is a major expense for some families, too. In fact, sometimes costs are so high it prevents a..

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Cuba Gooding Jr. reports to police after groping charge [Video]Cuba Gooding Jr. reports to police after groping charge

Mark Heller, the attorney for Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., says his client will be proven innocent after being accused of groping a woman at a Manhattan bar last weekend. Rough cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:59Published

Paraplegic Sues Michael Avenatti For Siphoning $4 Million Settlement [Video]Paraplegic Sues Michael Avenatti For Siphoning $4 Million Settlement

FILE PHOTO: Lawyer Michael Avenatti speaks as he departs federal court in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (Reuters) - Michael Avenatti, the lawyer..

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New York street art highlights child detentions at US-Mexico border [Video]New York street art highlights child detentions at US-Mexico border

Dozens of installations popped up in New York as part of a campaign to highlight child separations at the US border.

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Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Is Turning Himself In After Woman Accuses Him Of Groping Her [Video]Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. Is Turning Himself In After Woman Accuses Him Of Groping Her

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City law enforcement. According to Reuters, a woman has accused Gooding of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend. The..

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Eerie NYC street art highlights child detentions [Video]Eerie NYC street art highlights child detentions

Dozens of installations depicting caged children appeared throughout New York City, Wednesday, as part of the #NoKidsInCages campaign to highlight child separations at the U.S. border. Jillian..

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Vogue editor Anna Wintour helps judge 'Vogueing at The Met' [Video]Vogue editor Anna Wintour helps judge 'Vogueing at The Met'

The museum is hosting a series of events to highlight gay pride month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Rough cut (no reporter narration)

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The Housing Market In New York City Keeps Getting Worse [Video]The Housing Market In New York City Keeps Getting Worse

Life in the Big Apple is even more expensive than you might think.

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State Attorneys Sue To Stop T-Mobile And Sprint Merger [Video]State Attorneys Sue To Stop T-Mobile And Sprint Merger

According to Gizmodo, a group of state attorneys generals have sued to stop a merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. A year ago, T-Mobile announced their intention to buy Sprint, which would make them the..

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Cuomo: Helicopter Crash Brought Back Memories Of 9/11 [Video]Cuomo: Helicopter Crash Brought Back Memories Of 9/11

CNN reports a Midtown Manhattan skyscraper suddenly turned to chaos Monday when a helicopter, just 11 minutes into its flight, crash-landed on the roof above. Several floors of the building shook...

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Samuel L. Jackson brings 'Shaft' back to the big screen [Video]Samuel L. Jackson brings 'Shaft' back to the big screen

Shaft is making his way back to the big screen with a fresh new face. All three actors who have played the iconic role attend the premiere of the latest film. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Helicopter Crash Rattles Witnesses. [Video]Helicopter Crash Rattles Witnesses.

Tourists from Denver, Colorado, were in New York on Monday when a helicopter crash landed on the roof of a building in Midtown, killing the aircraft's pilot, Tim McCormack.

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'No indication' of terrorism in helicopter crash: NYC mayor [Video]'No indication' of terrorism in helicopter crash: NYC mayor

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday there was "no indication" that the Manhattan helicopter crash was an "act of terror." NYC Police Commissioner James P. O'Neill said one person who is..

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Canada Announces Ban On Single-Use Plastics [Video]Canada Announces Ban On Single-Use Plastics

Huff Post reports Canada may be rid of all single-use plastics in less than two years. On Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the country will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021,..

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Helicopter crash in New York: Pilot dies on impact into skyscraper [Video]Helicopter crash in New York: Pilot dies on impact into skyscraper

New York City Fire Department is responding to a helicopter crash on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan. The Fire Department said the helicopter appears to have crash-landed on the top of..

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'The building shook': Man describes NYC helicopter crash [Video]'The building shook': Man describes NYC helicopter crash

A man describes the moment a helicopter reportedly crashed on top of a building in Manhattan on Monday. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says "there may have been casualties involved." Rough Cut (no..

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April The Giraffe Is Retiring (And Going On Birth Control) [Video]April The Giraffe Is Retiring (And Going On Birth Control)

It’s not every day an Internet starlet announces plans to go on birth control and into retirement at the same time. April the Giraffe gave birth to her fifth baby in March, prompting staff at Animal..

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Movin' On Out: Who's Abandoning New York State--And Why [Video]Movin' On Out: Who's Abandoning New York State--And Why

A new SmartAsset study reports rich millennials are moving away from New York more than any other state in America. According to Business Insider, they're not the only ones: wealthy bankers in New York..

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Gennady Golovkin Gets Highlight Reel KO Win, Looks To Secure Alvarez Rubber Match [Video]Gennady Golovkin Gets Highlight Reel KO Win, Looks To Secure Alvarez Rubber Match

According to a report by Business Insider, on Saturday night, Gennady Golovkin landed a devastating left hook so cleanly on his opponent Steve Rolls that he fell to the canvas face first in the fourth..

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A New York Designer Says Luxury Real Estate Isn't About The Money Spent [Video]A New York Designer Says Luxury Real Estate Isn't About The Money Spent

According to Business Insider, "Luxury real estate is about experience, not aesthetic, according to New York-based designer Andrew Kotchen of architecture and design firm Workshop/APD." Kotchen..

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New York bans religious exemptions for vaccines amid measles outbreak

new york bans religious exemptions for vaccines amid measles outbreak
The state will no longer allow parents to claim religious exemption from vaccines for school children.
BBC News - Published

Trump ex-aide Manafort to seek dismissal of New York charges

Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the..
Reuters - Published

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. to turn himself in after groping allegation: NBC

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. intends to turn himself in to New York City police after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar over the weekend, NBC News reported on Wednesday, citing Gooding's..
Reuters - Published

Pilot in New York chopper crash not certified for bad weather: FAA

The pilot who died when he crashed his helicopter atop a Manhattan skyscraper was not licensed to fly the aircraft in bad weather, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Federal team looks for clues into New York helicopter crash

Federal investigators on Tuesday sifted through the wreckage of a helicopter atop a Manhattan skyscraper and interviewed witnesses, seeking to determine why the aircraft crashed on the roof a day..
Reuters - Published

Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt

Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition.
Reuters - Published

State attorneys general in U.S. file lawsuit to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal

Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition.
Reuters - Published

Ten states file lawsuit to stop Sprint, T-Mobile merger: release

Ten state attorneys general, led by New York and California, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday to ask a court to stop T-Mobile US Inc's acquisition of smaller telecommunications rival Sprint Corp, the New..
Reuters - Published

Possible flight rule violations under scrutiny in New York helicopter crash

The deadly rooftop crash-landing of a helicopter in the heart of New York City in rain and fog on Monday raised immediate questions about whether the pilot, the lone fatality, violated rules governing..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York

A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the largest U.S. city over the years.
Reuters - Published

Helicopter crashes onto roof of New York City building, killing one

A helicopter made a crash landing onto the roof of a midtown Manhattan skyscraper on Monday, killing at least one person and sending a plume of smoke skyward from the top of the building.
Reuters - Published

Helicopter crash lands on NYC skyscraper

helicopter crash lands on nyc skyscraper
The 54-storey building on Seventh Avenue shook from the crash, which triggered a rooftop blaze.
BBC News - Published

Helicopter crashes into New York building: Fire Department

A helicopter crashed into a building on Seventh Avenue in midtown Manhattan on Monday, the New York Fire Department said.
Reuters - Published

Tony Awards 2019: Singing James Corden, calls for diversity and more

tony awards 2019: singing james corden, calls for diversity and more
Some of the highs and lows from the Tony theatre awards in New York at the weekend.
BBC News - Published

Ecuador president blocks extradition of man accused of Facebook fraud

Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno has blocked the extradition to the United States of a New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg, a document obtained by Reuters..
Reuters - Published

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