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 2017 population of 8,622,698 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 20,320,876 people in its 2017 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 23,876,155 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.
The American Museum of Natural History in New York said on Monday that it will not host a planned gala dinner that was set to honor Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as "Person of the Year." Reuters - Published
The American Museum of Natural History said on Friday that it is "concerned" an event booked to be held at the New York museum will honor far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as a "person of.. Reuters - Published
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, a 37 year-old man was arrested after walking into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City with two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid, and lighters. The..
According to Reuters, police said that a man was charged on Thursday with attempted arson, after he walked into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City with two full gasoline cans, lighter fluid and..
New York City on Thursday passed a historic bill that will cap pollution from large buildings and mandate unprecedented cuts to greenhouse gas emissions. Huff Post reports the City Council approved the..
According to Huffington Post, A group of parents in Brooklyn are suing the New York City health department for ordering mandatory measles vaccinations in parts of the borough earlier this month amid a..
According to a report by Earther, over five years have passed since a major new natural gas pipeline entered the boundaries of New York City. In the time since then, the city has reportedly undergone a..
A man dubbed "Patient Zero," who spread measles to Oakland County, Michigan, was a traveler from Israel who came via New York, according to state health officials. There have reported 39 measles cases..
According to CNN, An Israeli flight attendant has slipped into a coma after contracting measles, according to health officials. The 43-year-old woman has encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain, a..
According to a report by Gizmodo, a group of five unnamed mothers are suing the city of New York in an attempt to block a mandatory measles-mumps-rubella vaccination order put into effect earlier this..
The Museum of Arts and Design in Manhattan is putting on display until July 11 more than 400 of punk rock's most memorable graphics, including flyers, posters and album covers. Rough Cut (No reporter..
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's prolific use of social media helped her amass a national profile. However, according to CNN, the congresswoman has quit Facebook. ---"I personally gave up Facebook," the New..
Reuters reports Tornadoes, wind gusts of up to 70 mph and pounding hail remained threats early on Monday from eastern New York and into New England, as the remnants of a deadly storm push out to sea...
A New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg is seeking asylum in Ecuador, where he was arrested in 2018 after fleeing the United States more than three years ago.. Reuters - Published