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Brooklyn: Borough in New York City and county in New York state, United States
Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, co-extensive with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York. It is the most-populous county in the state, the second-most densely populated county in the United States, and New York City's most populous borough, with an estimated 2,648,403 residents in 2020. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it shares a land border with 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.

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Paul Rudd hands out cookies to voters in the rain [Video]

Paul Rudd hands out cookies to voters in the rain

Actor Paul Rudd handed out cookies to early voters waiting in line intorrential rain in Brooklyn, New York. "I want to say thank you for coming outand voting and doing your part," Rudd told voters,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:33Published
NYC Mayor says protest 'offenses must be prosecuted' [Video]

NYC Mayor says protest 'offenses must be prosecuted'

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio commented on unrest in Brooklyn following the police killing of a Black man in Philadelphia, saying "no violence is acceptable."

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:06Published
In Philadelphia unrest, a family appeals for calm [Video]

In Philadelphia unrest, a family appeals for calm

The father of Walter Wallace, a Philadelphia Black man shot dead by police, is appealing for calm as a second night of protests over his son's death brought renewed violence. Matthew Larotonda reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:52Published
New Yorkers 'drive in' for VP debate watch party [Video]

New Yorkers 'drive in' for VP debate watch party

A mini-caravan of New Yorkers 'drove in' Wednesday (October 7) for a Vice Presidential debate watch party at the Queens Drive-In on the grounds of the New York Hall of Science.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:12Published
NYC mayor seeks to lockdown coronavirus hotspots [Video]

NYC mayor seeks to lockdown coronavirus hotspots

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday he is moving to shut non-essential businesses as well as schools in nine neighborhoods identified as coronavirus clusters, starting on Wednesday. This..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:40Published
NYC mayor's plea amid uptick: 'Get tested' [Video]

NYC mayor's plea amid uptick: 'Get tested'

As coronavirus infection rates continued to climb in several neighborhoods in Queens and Brooklyn where new clusters have emerged, Mayor Bill de Blasio urged New Yorkers on Wednesday to 'get tested.'

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:05Published
COVID-19 Spike In Orthodox Jewish NYC Neighborhoods Prompts Mask Crackdown [Video]

COVID-19 Spike In Orthodox Jewish NYC Neighborhoods Prompts Mask Crackdown

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday he was cracking down on a few Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods following a spike in COVID-19 infections. According to HuffPost, city officials will start..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published
Sting releasing duets album [Video]

Sting releasing duets album

Sting has announced the release of his forthcoming duets album by performing with Brooklyn rapper Gashi during his virtual appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:44Published

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