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.
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 New York City, died at the age of 90 on.. Reuters - Published
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in New York on Thursday and discussed the Iranian tanker seized by the British Navy, a report by.. Reuters - Published
The northernmost settlement on Earth is experiencing a record heatwave. According to Business Insider, Alert, Canada, is 500 miles from the North Pole. Temperatures reaching an unprecedented 70 degrees..
American financier Jeffrey Epstein will not be released on bail to await his trial for sex trafficking dozens of underage girls. Reuters reports U.S. District Judge Richard Berman on Thursday rejected..
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country, will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday...
Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman, arrived at a New York court on Wednesday morning, for the sentencing hearing that is expected to put her convicted drug lord husband behind..
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his..
None of the New York police officers whose attempted arrest of Eric Garner in 2014, which led to the man's death and helped fuel the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will face federal criminal..
President Trump on Tuesday again defended his controversial tweets in which he asked four prominent minority Democratic congresswomen to "go back" and "fix" the countries "from which they came". Rough..
R. Kelly faces a bail hearing on Tuesday over federal charges that he ran a racketeering scheme trafficking women and girls for sex. Reuters reports the indictments unsealed in Brooklyn, New York, and..
For Amazon Prime Day, a group of around 100 New Yorkers delivered petitions to the $80 million penthouse apartment of CEO Jeff Bezos. The petitions, signed by 275,000 people, demand broad change from..
US President Donald Trump blamed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over Amazon's canceled HQ2 in New York City. During the Made in America showcase on Monday he said, "She kept them out." Ocasio-Cortez was..
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 "basically inhuman." Reuters - Published
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 note to sent to the Iran mission to the.. Reuters - Published
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 York this week, U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq.. Reuters - Published
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 the matter said on Sunday, saying.. Reuters - Published