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New York has had the fifth most Olympic athletes of any state taking part in the Summer Olympics for both 2016 and 2020. California had the most Olympic athletes for both games.

Landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rain hit parts of western India, killing more than 100 people, officials and news reports said Friday. More than 1,000 people trapped by floodwaters were rescued.

HAPPENING NOW: A police investigation has closed a portion of Norton Street in Rochester.

All the major players in the tech industry have signed onto the concept of a password-free future.

Members of one Rochester neighborhood are asking for something to be done after a triple shooting at a nearby strip club.

Now a growing number of mayors and other leaders say they want to determine for sure whether programs like these are the best way to reduce poverty, lessen inequality and get people working.

At least 16 people were killed and eight injured in an attack by suspected Allied Democratic Forces rebels in Congo’s North Kivu province, the military said.

Slovenia Prime Minister Janez Janša on Friday accused a EU official of being a liar in the wake of the publication this week of an annual report on adherence to the rule of law in the bloc that highlighted democratic challenges in the Balkan nation.


VIDEO | News 8 has obtained body camera footage of the altercation between Daniel Prude, a Black man, and Rochester police officers, before his death in March. Activists describe it as "cold blooded murder," and some may find the video disturbing. #ROC 

Gov. Cuomo again rejected the idea of going to work in D.C. and also had tough words for President Trump, saying "If I wasn't Governor of New York I would have decked him, period."

Gov. Cuomo on following COVID-19 rules: "If you’re socially distant, and you wore a mask, and you were smart, none of this would be a problem — it's all self imposed. If you didn't eat the cheesecake you wouldn't have a weight problem."

Gov. Cuomo: "We want to do with gun violence with what we just did with COVID."

Japanese pop sensation Arashi has a big surprise for fans as they near their planned hiatus at year’s end: a collaboration with Bruno Mars on their first all-English single.

DEVELOPING: Kodak will be the recipient of a $765 million federal loan to help the former film powerhouse transition into the production of drug ingredients to help in the fight against COVID-19, according to WSJ report. #ROC 

Portland Police say ten people have been arrested after last night's chaos.