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New York City: Largest city in the United States
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.

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U.S. natural history museum will not host event honoring Brazil president

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

U.S. science museum 'concerned' by event to honor Brazil's Bolsonaro

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

Videos for New York City

Amir Khan v Terence Crawford: Tale of the Tape [Video]Amir Khan v Terence Crawford: Tale of the Tape

A look at the numbers behind the fight as Amir Khan and Terence Crawford face off at Madison Square Garden, New York on April 20.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:53Published

Antivaxxers Sue NYC Over Measles Vaccine Mandate [Video]Antivaxxers Sue NYC Over Measles Vaccine Mandate

Smack dab in the middle of a major measles outbreak in New York and other areas across the country, five unnamed mothers are New York City to bar the municipality from requiring people to have..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

Man Arrested After Walking Into New York Cathedral With Gas Cans & Lighters [Video]Man Arrested After Walking Into New York Cathedral With Gas Cans & Lighters

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:50Published

TSA Catches Man Smuggling Handgun [Video]TSA Catches Man Smuggling Handgun

According to Business Insider, A New York man was arrested after a handgun was discovered hidden inside a DVD player he had packed in his checked bag at John F. Kennedy International Airport on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

People Split On Mueller Report [Video]People Split On Mueller Report

CLEARWATER, Florida/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - After months as volunteer activists demanding that President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O’Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Marriott Is Building The World's Tallest Modular Hotel [Video]Marriott Is Building The World's Tallest Modular Hotel

Business Insider reports that the world's tallest hotel will soon be constructed in New York City. Marriott is building the 360-foot-tall structure. The hotel which will feature 168 guest rooms is..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Man Who Entered New York Cathedral With Gasoline Charged With Attempted Arson [Video]Man Who Entered New York Cathedral With Gasoline Charged With Attempted Arson

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

NYC Passes Unprecedented Climate Legislation [Video]NYC Passes Unprecedented Climate Legislation

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Anti-Vaxxers Sue Over Vaccine Mandate [Video]Anti-Vaxxers Sue Over Vaccine Mandate

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

Man Apprehended After Walking Into New York Cathedral With Gas Cans & Lighters [Video]Man Apprehended After Walking Into New York Cathedral With Gas Cans & Lighters

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 gasoline cans, lighter fluid, and lighters. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:00Published

Man Arrested After Entering New York Cathedral With Gas Cans, Lighters [Video]Man Arrested After Entering New York Cathedral With Gas Cans, Lighters

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 gasoline cans, lighter fluid, and lighters. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:57Published

Man caught walking into New York cathedral with gas cans, lighters [Video]Man caught walking into New York cathedral with gas cans, lighters

NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Intelligence & Counterterrorism, John Miller, told reporters a man is in custody after walking into St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York with two full gasoline cans,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:48Published

Mayor Pete Ousts Beto O'Rourke For Media Darling Of The Month [Video]Mayor Pete Ousts Beto O'Rourke For Media Darling Of The Month

As Mayor Pete Buttigieg ignited his presidential campaign, he temporarily torched his Democratic competition in the process. According to Politico, the secret to Buttigieg’s publicity run was no..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:00Published

Fight Brewing Over New York City's Proposed Pipeline Project [Video]Fight Brewing Over New York City's Proposed Pipeline Project

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

U.S. Authorities Investigate American Airlines Flight At JFK Airport [Video]U.S. Authorities Investigate American Airlines Flight At JFK Airport

According to Reuters, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday it is investigating an April 10 American Airlines flight at New York’s JFK International Airport that struck an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Amir Khan says he cannot make any mistakes in Crawford fight [Video]Amir Khan says he cannot make any mistakes in Crawford fight

Britain's Khan looking to silence doubters in what he calls the most important fight of his career.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:31Published

Amir Khan and Terence Crawford face off ahead of New York fight [Video]Amir Khan and Terence Crawford face off ahead of New York fight

Amir Khan and WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford are set to go head-to-head at Madison Square Garden on April 20.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:32Published

Man Dubbed “Patient Zero” Spread Measles From NY To MI [Video]Man Dubbed “Patient Zero” Spread Measles From NY To MI

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Measles Cause Israeli Flight Attendant To Be Comatose [Video]Measles Cause Israeli Flight Attendant To Be Comatose

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Parents Sue City Of New York Over Mandatory Vaccination Order [Video]Parents Sue City Of New York Over Mandatory Vaccination Order

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:01Published

Here's the exhibit; New York showcases art of punk rock [Video]Here's the exhibit; New York showcases art of punk rock

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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

Officials Tighten Restrictions On NY County Measles Outbreak [Video]Officials Tighten Restrictions On NY County Measles Outbreak

Rockland County, New York, has issued new orders that force anyone with measles to stay home for up to 21 days in order to curb the virus' spread.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

NY artist Debra Rapoport turns garbage into high-end fashion [Video]NY artist Debra Rapoport turns garbage into high-end fashion

Calling herself "Debra Debris" or "Residue Rapoport," the artist turns other people's trash and simple materials like paper towels and toilet paper rolls into couture-style fashion. Rough Cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published

Why Did Ocasio-Cortez Just Quit Facebook? [Video]Why Did Ocasio-Cortez Just Quit Facebook?

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..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

New England Deadly Storms Leave Thousands Without Power [Video]New England Deadly Storms Leave Thousands Without Power

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...

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U.S. man charged for extortion of Facebook seeks asylum in Ecuador: lawyer

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

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