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New York City

City in state of New York, United States

New York City is the largest city in the United States. It is located in New York State, and is composed of 5 boroughs. The 5 boroughs are the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.

The city has many skyscrapers, and the tallest building is the World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan. In New York City, downtown refers to the south part of the Manhattan, midtown refers to the middle of Manhattan, and uptown refers to the northern part of the borough.

In midtown Manhattan, Times Square is an intersection with many large digital displays at the intersection of 2 avenues. It is where the ball drop takes place on New Years each year.

The United Nations (UN), is located on the east side of Manhattan.

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is based in dowtown Manhattan.

The Statue of Liberty, a gift to the United States from France, is a tall structure in the New York harbor.

Many districts and monuments in New York City are major landmarks, including three of the world's ten most visited tourist attractions in 2013. A record 66.6 million tourists visited New York City in 2019. Times Square is the brightly illuminated hub of the Broadway Theater District, one of the world's busiest pedestrian intersections, and a major center of the world's entertainment industry. Many of the city's landmarks, skyscrapers, and parks are known around the world, as is the city's fast pace, spawning the term New York minute.

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November 29, 2021
AP NEWS
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A firm that invests in Bitcoin and blockchain technology companies is relocating its headquarters from New York City to Stamford and is expected to create more than 300 new jobs over the next five years, Gov.
November 29, 2021
AP NEWS
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's health commissioner said Monday he is "strongly recommending" that everyone wear masks in indoor public settings as scientists work to learn more about the newly identified omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus.
By MATT O'BRIEN
November 19, 2021
AP NEWS
Job candidates rarely know when hidden artificial intelligence tools are rejecting their resumes or analyzing their video interviews. But New York City residents could soon get more say over the computers making behind-the-scenes decisions about their careers.
By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH
October 28, 2021
AP NEWS
New York City officials announced plans this month for its school system, the country's largest, to phase out its program for gifted and talented students. The screening test the city has given to 4-year-olds used to identify gifted and talented students had drawn controversy for years, but several other districts have been reassessing gifted programs, in which Black and Latino students are often underrepresented.
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN and ANNE D'INNOCENZIO
October 21, 2021
AP NEWS
NEW YORK (AP) -- A bid to unionize Amazon workers at a distribution facility in New York City neared an important milestone, as organizers prepared to deliver hundreds of signatures to the National Labor Relations Board as soon as Monday for authorization to hold a vote.
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