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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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He is accused of spending years gathering intelligence on sites in New York, including airports, tunnels and bridges.
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Grammy Award-winning guitarist Peter Frampton has been touring for 50 years but a sudden illness forced the 69-year-old to announce a farewell tour earlier this..
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Grammy Award-winning guitarist Peter Frampton has been touring for 50 years but a sudden illness forced the 69-year-old to announce a farewell tour earlier this..
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With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from..
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New York Transco, a consortium of major utilities, has received approval for up to $400 million to add a new power transmission line to reduce grid congestion..
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The United States has issued visas allowing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to travel to New York for the annual..
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Grammy Award-winning guitarist Peter Frampton has been touring for 50 years but a sudden illness forced the 69-year-old to announce a farewell tour. "CBS This..
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A New York street wear company showcased sweatshirts last week featuring bullet holes and the names of schools where students have been killed in mass shootings.
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She ran boardinghouses whose lodgers included members of New York’s elite, raised money for an orphan asylum and was active in the abolitionists’ cause.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may cancel his trip to New York next week for the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations if the United States..
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Jerry Schneider thinks age is just a number – so the 92-year-old volunteers at a nursing home in Riverdale, New York. He's a friend for the residents to talk..
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A fashion brand based in New York is facing backlash over hoodies it unveiled during New York Fashion Week. The hoodies featured the names of schools where mass..
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Tekashi 6ix9ine testifies against reputed members of a violent New York City gang; Alex Trebek is forced to restart treatment; Sacha Baron Cohen asks judge to..
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The FBI raided the home of the head of a payroll company that abruptly shut down, leaving more than 250,000 people without paychecks this week. Photos from the..
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A New York town judge was forced off the bench after a written complaint said his post appeared 'to convey racial and/or political bias.'
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A car plowed into the main hall of a Trump Plaza in suburban New York on Tuesday night, causing minor injuries to two bystanders and the driver, news media..
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New York banned the sale of flavored e-cigarettes Tuesday, a move that comes as federal health officials investigate a mysterious surge of severe breathing..
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New York became the second state to ban flavored e-cigarettes on Tuesday after its Democratic governor called for emergency action in response to concerns about..
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Governor Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, had proposed the emergency ban Sunday, citing surging use among young people
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At a rally Monday night in New York City, Senator Elizabeth Warren told Democratic voters they can't back a candidate they don't believe in because they're..
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Here are the top stories for Tuesday, September 17th: Cokie Roberts dies; Purdue Pharma in bankruptcy court; R Kelly in court; New York skyscraper hits 1550..
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Art restorers examined New York's Charging Bull statue Tuesday after the iconic piece was vandalized last week. A Texas man was arrested on charges of attacking..
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A condominium tower in New York City will be the world's tallest predominantly residential building when it opens next year. The 1,550-foot Central Park Tower..
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An initiative sparked by a young climate activist will steal a lot of limelight, but crises in the Mideast, Asia and even the U.K. will also come to the fore in..
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Prosecutors in New York City have reportedly subpoenaed eight years of President Trump's tax returns. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has declined to..
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Democratic presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren is vowing to tackle corruption in Washington. She held a big rally at Washington Square Park in New..
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New York is seeking to replace the discount-clothing stores and doughnut chains that line its subway corridors with trendy food halls and upscale shops.
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Tours through Harlem and Wall Street, along with a new exhibition in Brooklyn, tell all-but-forgotten stories.
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In an exclusive interview, Harvey Weinstein's new defense attorney tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King she's confident he'll be exonerated in the..
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Here's the latest for Tuesday September 17th: Israel holds election; Trump says it looks like Iran is behind Saudi Arabia attack; Elizabeth Warren campaigns in..
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Tells thousands in cheering New York City crowd seen as sign of campaign's growing strength that corruption "is breaking or democracy" and details her plans to..
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday she plans to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in New York next week, in what would be the first..
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Tuesday he would meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the end of the month, as regional tensions rise in the..
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The Associated Press reports Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr. recently sent a subpoena to Trump's accounting firm seeking the last eight years of state and federal..
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Elizabeth Warren rallied supporters in New York City Monday night and highlighted her plan to take corporate influence out of Washington. CBS News 2020 campaign..
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday denounced the corruption she argues has crippled the country's politics and economy, drawing her..
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday delivered a fierce denunciation of the corruption she argues has crippled the country's political..
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The Massachusetts senator will deliver remarks on corruption at an event in New York City, giving her another chance to draw a large crowd.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially..
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Uber on Tuesday will begin limiting drivers' access to its app in New York City to comply with regulation aimed at boosting drivers' pay and easing congestion in..
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Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday won the endorsement of the Working Families Party, a progressive group with growing political..
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Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido is considering attending the United Nation's General Assembly in New York this month but has not yet reached a decision,..
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The New York Police Department said there was no sign of foul play and that the medical examiner has yet to determine a cause of death
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New York police have confirmed to USA TODAY that Ric Ocasek of The Cars was found dead Sunday by a family member.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced an emergency executive action to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in the state. The governor's office..
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In 2005, the pair's vision for New York's Central Park came to fruition with "The Gates."
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of..
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo banned flavored e-cigarettes in New York with an executive order amid growing investigation into mysterious vaping-related illnesses
 
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The state would become the second in the nation, behind Michigan, to outlaw sale of the fruity flavors popular with children and teenagers.
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In 1968 editor Clay Felker, a Midwesterner whose nose was pressed against the windows of the rich and famous in New York City, and Milton Glaser, a Jewish,..
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On September 15, 1954, the actress' wardrobe malfunction over a New York City subway grate was filmed for a celebrated scene in "The Seven Year Itch" – footage..
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The protest was organized by Close The Camps NYC​ as a response to Microsoft doing business with ICE
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Over the past 30 years, the films of Ken Burns have covered the Civil War, the Vietnam War, baseball, jazz and more. His latest project, chronicling the story of..
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The transfers bolster allegations by New York and other states that the Sacklers worked to shield their wealth in recent years over fears of legal threats
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In a court filing, the state attorney general’s office says that it has found new account transfers by family members who own Purdue Pharma, the maker of..
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A panel of federal judges in New York said a lower court had erred in dismissing the suit and ordered that it be allowed to proceed.
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If a measles outbreak continues in New York, he U.S. could lose its measles elimination status in part thanks to the anti-vaccination movement
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A series of changes are on track to debut on Amtrak trains soon.
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R. Kelly is a no show in court; Judgment day for Felicity Huffman; facing possible prison for scam; Cardi B, Rihanna attend the Diamond Ball in New York. (Sept...
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The FBI is investigating a payroll company that abruptly shut down and left more than 250,000 employees across the country without paychecks. The New York based..
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday he will not travel to New York for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly later this..
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