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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.

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Matthew Haag and Nicole Hong
September 21, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The technology giant has built a sprawling campus on the West Side of Manhattan and has 12,000 employees in the city.
Ron Amadeo
September 21, 2021
Ars Technica
Google's Hudson Square campus adds St. John's Terminal at 550 Washington St.
The Associated Press
September 21, 2021
AP NEWS
NEW YORK (AP) -- Google is planning to buy New York City's St. John's Terminal for $2.1 billion, making it the anchor of its Hudson Square campus. The announcement Tuesday arrives with the city buffeted by the pandemic and most offices still largely unpopulated.
The Associated Press
September 21, 2021
ABC News
Google is planning to buy New York's St. John's Terminal for $2.1 billion, making it the anchor of its Hudson Square campus
The Associated Press
September 21, 2021
CTVNews
Google is planning to buy St. John's Terminal in New York City for US$2.1 billion, making it the anchor of its Hudson Square campus.
By DEE-ANN DURBIN
September 15, 2021
AP NEWS
DoorDash is suing New York City over a new law that requires delivery companies to share customer data with restaurants. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, is the latest in a string of legal tussles between the delivery companies and local governments, reflecting unease over the phenomenal growth of delivery and its impact on restaurants.
Rebecca Bellan
September 15, 2021
TechCrunch
Electric vehicle fleet and infrastructure startup Gravity thinks it has cracked the code for urban EV charging infrastructure. The company, which was founded in February this year, announced its construction project to convert an indoor parking garage in the middle of Manhattan into a public EV fast charging hub. When the 29-space garage on 42nd [...]
Zoya Teirstein
September 14, 2021
Grist
Flooding is among the most deadly natural disasters. Better preparedness for the next major flooding event could help save lives.
Heather Landi
September 14, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Tia, a startup building what it calls a "modern medical home for women," secured a hefty $100 million funding round to scale its virtual and in-person care.
By The Associated Press
September 10, 2021
AP NEWS
___Judge loosens Apple's grip on app store in Epic decisionSAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) -- A federal judge ordered Apple to dismantle a lucrative part of the competitive barricade guarding its closely run app store, but rejected allegations that the company has been running an illegal monopoly that throttles competition and innovation.
By MICHELLE CHAPMAN
September 10, 2021
AP NEWS
Three of the nation's largest food delivery companies are suing New York City over a limit on fees it put in place during the pandemic to protect restaurants devastated by the forced closure of their dining rooms.
MICHELLE CHAPMAN AP Business Writer
September 10, 2021
ABC News
Three of the nation's largest food delivery companies are suing New York City over a limit on fees it put in place during the pandemic to protect restaurants devastated by the forced closure of their dining rooms
Gregory P. Shea
September 10, 2021
Harvard Business Review
In the wake of the tragedy, the FDNY transformed into a modern emergency management and response organization.
By AAMER MADHANI and DARLENE SUPERVILLE
September 7, 2021
AP NEWS
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Joe Biden declared climate change has become "everybody's crisis" on Tuesday as he toured neighborhoods flooded by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, warning it's time for America to get serious about the "code red" danger or face ever worse loss of life and property.
WIRED
September 6, 2021
Ars Technica
Infrastructure that wasn't built to handle warmer, wetter climate is increasingly risky.
By BOBBY CAINA CALVAN
September 4, 2021
AP NEWS
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cellphones across New York and New Jersey pulsed with urgent warnings of catastrophic flooding as the fury of Hurricane Ida's remnants, carrying torrential rains, approached upper New Jersey and New York City on Wednesday.
Ciara Nugent
September 3, 2021
Time
Transit agencies are struggling to flood-proof their systems as heavy rains and coastal storms become more frequent.
Richard Speed and Katyanna Quach
September 3, 2021
go.theregister.com
Firefly Aerospace rounds out a wobbly week for rocket fanciers
Michael Sainato
September 3, 2021
the Guardian
Workers are often given no safety equipment and no training for dangerous jobs, but a new law would provide protections
Chris D'Angelo
September 2, 2021
HuffPost
Climate change no doubt supercharged the historic storm.
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