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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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Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.
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In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers were wrongly accused of the brutal rape of a jogger in New York City’s Central Park. Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson,..
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New York may make it illegal to walk across the street and look at your phone at the same time.
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The government profited and looked away as thousands of immigrant taxi drivers in New York were ravaged by exploitative loans.
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Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found.
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Austin Meadows homered off Luis Cessa in the 11th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Yankees 2-1 and regain the AL East lead after dropping..
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Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder earned a fearful reputation for his power in the boxing ring. He plans to use it Saturday night in an electrifying title bout..
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A New York City policewoman was arrested on Friday and charged with asking a man to arrange the murder of her estranged husband and a 14-year-old girl, court..
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A New York judge has set July 12 for oral arguments in the long-running dispute between the Nationals and Orioles over money from the cable channel they jointly..
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New York's top financial regulator on Friday seized the state's oldest credit union, Municipal Credit Union, saying it suffered from "unsafe and unsound"..
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The founder of an alleged New York sex cult held meetings in which female "slaves" gathered naked on the floor around him while he sat in a chair and lectured..
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A startup with the goal of building an aircraft that can fly at speeds over five-times the speed of sound received initial venture funding this week and expects..
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In honor of the Internet's favorite feline, USA TODAY revisits the time Grumpy Cat paid us a visit at our New York offices at the peak of her fame in 2014.
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You don't have to travel to New York to see Lady Liberty. Even before the statue's dedication in 1886, replicas began to appear.
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The daughter of a former leader of an alleged New York sex cult is set to testify on Friday at the trial of its founder, who is accused of forcing women into..
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“Beetlejuice: The Musical” stars Alex Brightman and Sophia Anne Caruso share behind-the-scenes secrets as they play tour guide inside New York's Winter..
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Japanese fashion tycoon Yusaku Maezawa sold art for more than $8 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York on Thursday night, providing funds to the..
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The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining..
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U.S. President Donald Trump went on Twitter to mock New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday, after de Blasio announced that he's running for the..
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his presidential campaign Thursday. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns speaks to Tanya Rivero about how the..
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is now the 24th Democrat to announce a presidential run. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and WNYC host Brian Lehrer..
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is the latest Democrat to join the 2020 presidential race. Now 24 candidates are seeking the nomination. Ed O'Keefe has the..
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The president posted a video to Twitter mocking the New York City mayor as the worst in history
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Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed..
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Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed..
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The famous winged TWA terminal at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport came out of its decades-long retirement Wednesday with a new life as a luxury hotel. (May..
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De Blasio's rocky tenure as New York City mayor could impede his progress as a Democratic presidential candidate
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U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times reported on..
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the..
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On Monday, May 20, "CBS This Morning" will welcome new co-hosts Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil to the table with Gayle King. Ahead of their first show together,..
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded 2020 presidential race on Thursday, arguing that his record of progressive accomplishments in the..
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Alabama's governor signs a new law banning nearly all abortions, while other states move to challenge Roe v. Wade. Also, a helicopter clearly in distress spirals..
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio entered the crowded Democratic presidential field, announcing his candidacy Thursday .
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, an unapologetically progressive Democrat who has been a frequent critic of the Trump administration's policies, has decided..
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The New York City mayor will appear on Good Morning America Thursday then travel to Iowa and South Carolina.
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Here are the top stories for Wed., May 15th: Ala. bill to outlaw abortions signed by governor; Pilot escapes serious injury in NYC chopper crash; Divide over..
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The two-term New York City mayor will become the 24th Democrat running for president on Wednesday
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A helicopter that crashed into the Hudson River near a busy NYC heliport Wednesday and partially sank, was pulled from the water. New York City officials said..
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Gleyber Torres hit two of the Yankees' four home runs and New York beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-3 in the first game of a doubleheader
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A man visiting New York City captured footage of a helicopter crashing into the Hudson River off Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon. CBSN New York has details.
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A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River near Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon. The chopper's pilot is OK and no passengers were on board. CBS News' David..
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A helicopter that fell short of its landing pad crashed into the Hudson River in New York City on Wednesday, injuring two people, police and fire officials said.
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NY's Metropolitan Museum of Art distancing itself from Sackler patrons amid allegations they fueled opioid crisis
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One entrepreneur is spicing up America's soup scene with some classic and diverse flavors. In this Small Business Spotlight, Good Stock founder Ben LeBlanc dives..
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Louisiana native Ben LeBlanc founded Good Stock Soups after not finding quality alternatives in New York City
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The cast of NBC's "This is Us" celebrates the show's three season pick-up in New York. (May 14)
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The New York City medical examiner who ruled that a policeman used a chokehold in 2014 on an unarmed black man who died during an attempted arrest is expected to..
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Sotheby's in New York says "Meules" set world mark for him and for all impressionists; entire auction took eight minutes
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A Claude Monet haystack painting has fetched $110.7 million, the first work of Impressionist art to cross the $100 million threshold at auction.
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Former Rep. Anthony Weiner left a New York City halfway house on Tuesday after completing his prison sentence for illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl...
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"It's good to be out," the former Democratic representative said Tuesday; "I hope to be able to live a life of integrity and service. I'm glad this chapter of my..
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Opponents of vaccinations held a protest in New York, where health officials blame a well-funded misinformation campaign. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.
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A measles outbreak in New York has taken place in Orthodox Jewish communities, where a pamphlet questioning vaccines has been circulating
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