New York City (NYC), also known as the City of New York 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.
Actress Annabella Sciorra took the stand in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial on Thursday as prosecutors try to prove that the former Hollywood producer was a serial predator who sexually.. Reuters - Published
Harvey Weinstein abused his status as a Hollywood power broker to lure young women into violent sexual attacks, a New York prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday as the former film producer's rape trial..
Museum of Jewish Heritage's officials Elyse Buxbaum and Michael Morris highlight a new exhibit which "uses creativity in the face of depravity to share essential stories about life, after, and during,..
Life keeps getting hard for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. The once celebrated attorney was arrested on Tuesday. He's been accused of violating the terms of his release from custody. Avenatti is..
At least 10 people died and hundreds of thousands were without power in five states as a massive winter storm system dumped snow, freezing rain and hail from Texas to Michigan. Zachary Goelman reports.
Hundreds of people in central London take part in the No Trousers Tube Ride 2020. Aiming to surprise travelers and tourists, groups of around 50 people all boarded the Tube network in different places..
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A protester briefly interrupted the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump on Wednesday. The protester could be heard screaming as Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries of New York was speaking. (Jan... USATODAY.com - Published
A judge allowed prosecutors to admit into evidence the accounts of two accusers who say that Mr. Gooding groped them in bars in New York and California. The claims date back to 2013 and 2018. NYTimes.com - Published
New York prosecutors began making their rape case against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, describing the former movie producer as a Hollywood power broker who was "no match" for his female accusers. Reuters - Published
Opening statements begin on Wednesday in the rape trial in New York of Harvey Weinstein, once one of Hollywood's most powerful producers. He has pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and criminal.. Reuters - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers want to use intimate emails from his accusers to try to convince jurors in his rape trial that any contact was consensual, the defense said Tuesday as an.. WorldNews - Published
The chief justice intervened after Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, an impeachment manager, and Pat Cipollone, the White House counsel, traded insults in a particularly biting exchange. NYTimes.com - Published
U.S. prosecutors will begin presenting their rape case against Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday, with the once-powerful Hollywood producer facing life in prison if convicted, in a trial that has become a.. Reuters - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are drinking more now than when Prohibition was enacted. What’s more, it’s been rising for two decades, and it’s not clear when it will fall again. That’s the.. WorldNews - Published
Lawyers in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial finished selecting 12 jurors on Friday to decide the former Hollywood producer's fate, as prosecutors renewed an accusation that the defense had.. Reuters - Published
Pornhub is the largest adult video website serving hundreds and millions of users. But one disgruntled user decided to file a lawsuit against Pornhub and other popular pornography websites for failing.. WorldNews - Published
Three US airports will screen passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens, killed two and prompted worries about an international outbreak, health officials said.. WorldNews - Published
Chris Collins, a former U.S. congressman from New York who was an early backer of President Donald Trump, was sentenced to 26 months in prison and fined $200,000 on Friday after pleading guilty to.. Reuters - Published
Chris Collins, a former U.S. Congressman from New York who was an early backer of President Donald Trump, is due to be sentenced on Friday after pleading guilty to taking part in an insider trading.. Reuters - Published
Officials stymied by a nine-year mystery after the discovery of 11 sets of human remains along a New York beach highway revealed a previously unreleased photo of a belt found at one of the crime scenes.. USATODAY.com - Published
More than 100 potential jurors in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein were expected in Manhattan criminal court on Thursday as lawyers strive to choose 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide the former film.. Reuters - Published
Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying to fulfill a run-of-the mill request when he uncovered a treasure trove of eyewitness depictions of the Holocaust, drawn in.. Reuters - Published
Former film producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday asked a New York state appeals court to delay his rape trial and move it out of Manhattan, the day before the final phase of jury selection is.. Reuters - Published
A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after the celebrity lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump was accused of hiding money from creditors, triggering a delay in a.. Reuters - Published
A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after he was accused of fraudulently hiding $1 million from creditors, threatening a separate trial of the celebrity lawyer and critic of.. Reuters - Published
Federal Reserve officials should focus on scaling back interventions in money markets now that short-term rates are stable, Dallas Fed Bank President Robert Kaplan said Wednesday in New York. Reuters - Published
Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti's arrest on allegations he engaged in fraud and money laundering by hiding $1 million from creditors while on bail threatens the upcoming trial of the critic of U.S... Reuters - Published
Michael Avenatti's criminal trial for trying to extort Nike Inc may be delayed following the celebrity lawyer's unexpected arrest late on Tuesday in California for allegedly violating his bail.. Reuters - Published
A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , after the celebrity lawyer claimed he was targeted in a "vindictive".. Reuters - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs said its fourth-quarter profits dropped by 24% from a year earlier, as the bank had to set aside money to cover its looming settlement with U.S. authorities over its.. WorldNews - Published
New York (CNN Business)Yamaha is reminding people that musical equipment cases are for musical equipment — not people — two weeks after fugitive auto titan Carlos Ghosn reportedly was smuggled out.. WorldNews - Published
China has made a fresh pitch to raise the Kashmir issue in a closed-door meeting of the UN Security Council in New York on Wednesday, but the attempt is likely to fail as all other member countries of.. IndiaTimes - Published
The Ukrainian civil plane shot straight down in Iran on January 8 ended up being struck by two missiles fired from an armed forces base near Tehran, relating to brand-new movie photos introduced.. WorldNews - Published
New York (CNN Business)Amazon has lifted a ban that temporarily kept some third-party sellers on the site from shipping orders using FedEx. As of Tuesday afternoon, FedEx Ground and FedEx Home are.. WorldNews - Published