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Brooklyn

Borough in New York City and county in New York state, United States

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Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with an estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it borders the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. Brooklyn has several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects it with Staten Island. Since 1896, Brooklyn has been coterminous with Kings County, the most populous county in the U.S. state of New York and the second-most densely populated county in the United States, after New York County.

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The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the..
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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 recent New York City art exhibition, now at the MusΓ©e d'Orsay in Paris, explores the importance of black models as key to the development of 19th and 20th..
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R. Kelly is back in jail, this time facing federal sex crime charges. NYPD detectives and Homeland Security agents arrested Kelly Thursday night in Chicago. He..
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Bastille is the band behind the multi-platinum song "Pompeii." Last month, the Grammy-nominated band released its third studio album, "Doom Days." "CBS This..
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