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New York City: Most populous city in the United States
New York City (NYC), often called simply New York, 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 City 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.


U.S. Supreme Court backs religious groups in NY [Video]

U.S. Supreme Court backs religious groups in NY

The U.S. Supreme Court late on Wednesday (November 25) backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. Bryan Wood reports.

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Owl rescued from New York Christmas tree returns to the wild [Video]

Owl rescued from New York Christmas tree returns to the wild

An owl that was rescued from the Rockefeller Centre Christmas tree has beenreleased back into the wild. The tiny Saw-whet owl was named Rockefeller –Rocky for short – after it was found by a worker..

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Macy's socially-distanced Thanksgiving Day parade [Video]

Macy's socially-distanced Thanksgiving Day parade

Macy's is preparing for a Thanksgiving Day parade unlike any other. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, there will be no children and no spectators lining New York City's traditional 2.5 mile (4 km)..

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David Dinkins, New York City's First Black Mayor, Dead at 93 [Video]

David Dinkins, New York City's First Black Mayor, Dead at 93

According to the Associated Press, NYPD officers were called to Dinkins' home Monday night.

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Cautious Americans weigh Thanksgiving risk [Video]

Cautious Americans weigh Thanksgiving risk

Although fewer in number than last year, U.S. travelers - some with negative COVID-19 test results - were flocking to airports, train stations and highways ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, against..

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The winners of the International Emmys [Video]

The winners of the International Emmys

The winners of the 48th annual International Emmy Awards were announced on Monday from a live virtual ceremony in New York.

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Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins dies at 93 [Video]

Former NYC Mayor David Dinkins dies at 93

[NFA] David Dinkins, who served as New York City's first and only African American mayor during the 1990s, died on Monday at the age of 93, police said. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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David Dinkins, NYC's First Black Mayor, Dies [Video]

David Dinkins, NYC's First Black Mayor, Dies

David Dinkins, NYC's First Black Mayor, Dies

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Cuomo Cancels Thanksgiving Plans [Video]

Cuomo Cancels Thanksgiving Plans

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will not be having Thanksgiving dinner with his 89-year-old mother and two of his three daughters, contrary to what he alluded to a radio interview..

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Throw NYC | Morning Blend [Video]

Throw NYC | Morning Blend

Throw NYC focus on up-cycling rather than recycling.

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Watch: Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in different parts of US [Video]

Watch: Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath Puja in different parts of US

Indian-Americans celebrated Chhath Puja to worship the Sun God at various places in the US. People gathered in small numbers due to Covid pandemic at various water bodies. Devotees performed Chhath..

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Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath puja in New Jersey [Video]

Indian-Americans celebrate Chhath puja in New Jersey

Indian-Americans gathered at bank of Lake Manalapan in New Jersey to celebrate the festival of Chhath. The four-day long hindu festival, Chhath Puja, dedicated to the Sun God, began on November 18. The..

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Panic buying of toilet paper hits U.S. stores again [Video]

Panic buying of toilet paper hits U.S. stores again

Toilet paper aisles are emptying again as COVID-19 curfews and shutdowns in states from California to New York send pandemic-weary shoppers on a new scramble for essentials. Fred Katayama reports.

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Covid: Delhi vs New York comparison by CM Kejriwal amid 3rd wave #HTLS2020 [Video]

Covid: Delhi vs New York comparison by CM Kejriwal amid 3rd wave #HTLS2020

As Delhi battles its third wave of Covid-19 infections, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal compared the national capital's response to more developed cities like New York. Speaking at the 18th edition of..

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Hair Dye Streams Down Rudy Giuliani’s Face [Video]

Hair Dye Streams Down Rudy Giuliani’s Face

Rudy Giuliani appeared to have hair dye dripping down his face during a press conference. Donald Trump's lawyer was sweating heavily on stage at the Republican National Committee headquarters in..

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New York school shutdown angers parents as gyms, bars stay open [Video]

New York school shutdown angers parents as gyms, bars stay open

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Hair dye don't lie: Giuliani sweats election results [Video]

Hair dye don't lie: Giuliani sweats election results

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, personal attorney to U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday (November 19, 2020) appeared to sweat off his hair dye during a news conference on the 2020..

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CDC warns against Thanksgiving travel [Video]

CDC warns against Thanksgiving travel

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday recommended Americans not travel during next week's Thanksgiving holiday to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus as cases of COVID-19 spike..

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Coronavirus pandemic: New York City schools to close again as virus rate rises [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic: New York City schools to close again as virus rate rises

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COVID-19 Surge Shutters New York City Public Schools [Video]

COVID-19 Surge Shutters New York City Public Schools

Due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, the entire public school system in New York City will close down on Thursday.

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