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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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Hungarian philosopher Agnes Heller, who was a student of Gyorgy Lukacs and later taught political theory for 25 years at the New School for Social Research in..
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U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according to court..
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Richard Driscoll died a day after fellow firefighter Kevin Nolan. They rushed to the World Trade Center on 9/11 and since suffered related illnesses.
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The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.
 
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New York native was arrested over a fight in Stockholm last month, and police say they need more time to complete their investigation
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Yankees manager Aaron Boone got fired up at a rookie umpire in a profane rant, and New York awoke from a sleepy start to sweep a doubleheader from the Tampa Bay..
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Court documents released in New York show President Trump was aware of efforts in 2016 to keep two women silent about their affairs with him. His former attorney..
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday and discussed the Iranian tanker..
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A federal judge in New York refused to grant bail for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, citing the risk of danger to the community. Epstein is facing charges of..
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A federal judge in New York ruled that wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein must remain behind bars until trial on charges of sexually abusing numerous teen girls...
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Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein is facing a judge in New York as his lawyers push for house arrest during a bail hearing. Epstein is charged with child sex..
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Another 9/11 first responder, former New York City firefighter Kevin Nolan, has died as families push for Congress to renew funding for the victims' compensation..
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Rats are populating the Upper West Side thanks to the removal of trash cans by the New York City Department of Sanitation.
 
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Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York..
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Eric Garner died after an NYPD officer tried to arrest him for selling loose cigarettes. His dying gasp of "I can't breathe" inspired nationwide..
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The Oscar-winning actor was accused of grabbing and squeezing the breast of a 29-year-old woman at a bar in midtown Manhattan on June 9.
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Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice not to bring federal charges against..
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Hundreds of youth organizers will march through Foley Square in New York City, calling for NYPD officers involved in Eric Garner's death to be fired.
 
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city..
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Hundreds of youth organizers will march through Foley Square in New York City, calling for NYPD officers involved in Eric Garner's death to be fired.
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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that tight U.S. travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York are..
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After the DOJ announced this week that it would not charge Daniel Pantaleo
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"There’s a crisis in Queens and it’s called AOC," said Scherie Murray, a Republican businesswoman who is challenging Ocasio-Cortez in 2020.
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Convicted drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman spoke in court about corruption and injustice as he was sentenced today in federal court in New York. CBS News..
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House votes to condemn Trump's racist tweets; Allie Long surprised with new key to New York City
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Allie Long asked New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for a new key to the city — after hers was stolen from her hotel room last week. Today, she got her wish
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USWNT midfielder Allie Long's key to New York City was stolen from a hotel room in Los Angeles last week. During an exclusive interview on CBS Sports' “We Need..
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An upcoming heat wave could lead to power outages in the central and eastern U.S., including major metropolitan areas, experts say.
 
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The United States has tightly restricted the travel of more than a dozen Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York, according to a U.S. diplomatic..
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A rapidly growing communication app, Discord, was used to publish photos of a murder victim say police. Here's what you need to know.
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The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general said on Tuesday it will probe the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) oversight of doors-off..
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The U.S. attorney for eastern New York says there is "insufficient evidence" to prove "beyond a reasonable doubt" that the officer who arrested Eric Garner..
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A New York City policeman became the latest example of a law enforcement officer to face no criminal liability for killing an unarmed black man when the U.S...
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The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted arrest in 2014, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement,..
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None of the New York police officers whose attempted arrest of Eric Garner in 2014 led to the man's death and fueled the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement..
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A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles driven for companies such as Uber and Lyft, handing a victory to the..
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This New York City couple had been planning their wedding for over a year – and it didn't turn out as they planned. When a blackout hit, they had to have their..
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Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a person familiar with..
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A federal appeals court on Tuesday said New York City can ban advertising inside vehicles for companies such as Uber and Lyft.
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Federal investigators had faced a mid-July deadline to decide whether to charge Daniel Pantaleo with civil rights violations
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Authorities say an off-duty police officer has been charged in the fatal shooting of his ex-wife and wounding of a man at a New Jersey home. Morris County..
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Guests made the most out of the situation by singing and dancing in the dark Plaza Hotel
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Federal prosecutors in New York on Tuesday were due to meet with the family of Eric Garner, a black man who died in 2014 at the hands of a New York police..
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From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment
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His fascination for space travel began in Cuba and followed him into exile in New York and Florida. Heroes in this country come from all over.
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The brutal killing of 17-year-old Bianca Devins is drawing international attention after her alleged killer shared images of the slaying online.
 
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Two of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers faced him at a bail hearing in a New York courtroom. Epstein faces federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. He's..
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The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his visit to New..
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Here are the top stories for Sunday, July 14th: New Orleans avoids worst of storm; Dozens dead in Nepal flooding; France celebrates Bastille Day; New York..
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Thousands of New Yorkers and tourists visiting the Big Apple were left in darkness Saturday during a massive power outage in much of Manhattan.
 
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The federal government could join the investigation into what caused a massive power outage in New York City. More than 70,000 customers across Midtown Manhattan..
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Last night, an extraordinary power outage turned off the lights in New York City’s Times Square. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan..
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A widespread power outage Saturday evening left much of Manhattan, including the Upper West Side and Rockefeller Center, without electricity.
 
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The United States has granted a visa to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to attend a U.N. meeting in New York this week, two sources familiar with..
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"Unfortunately, there is an American tradition of telling people to go back where they came from," said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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Power in New York City has been restored following an outage that left a large portion of Manhattan without electricity.
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A recent New York City art exhibition, now at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris, explores the importance of black models as key to the development of 19th and 20th..
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The power is back in New York City after an apparent transformer fire Saturday evening caused a widespread blackout, darkening many Broadway shows but not the..
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