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City in Illinois, United States

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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States.

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After 15 months, a critically endangered black rhino gave birth to a calf Sunday
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Chicago's historic new mayor is taking on political corruption as her first official act. Lori Lightfoot signed an executive order Monday that curtails the power..
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The former prosecutor is the first African-American woman and first openly LGBTQ mayor of Chicago
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Here are the top stories for Monday, May 20th: Trump battles House judiciary panel over McGahn testimony; 500 white collars workers at Ford being laid off; New..
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Former prosecutor Lori Lightfoot was sworn in Monday as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor. She spoke in her inaugural address about fighting gun..
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Lori Lightfoot, Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor, is vowing to combat gun violence and corruption
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After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May..
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This summer’s major festivals include Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, Firefly in Delaware, and Outside Lands in San Francisco.
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Police in Chicago were stepping up patrols at Jewish schools, businesses and synagogues Monday after someone attempted to set fire to a synagogue.
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"Avengers" falls to "John Wick." Lori Lightfoot prepares to take office. Kilograms are about to change. Here's what to know Monday.
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In an interview, Mr. Emanuel reflected on the travails of running the nation’s third-largest city, what he got right and wrong, and why he is passing the..
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Chicago will swear in its first black female and first openly gay mayor Monday, concluding Lori Lightfoot's astonishing yearlong rise to power.
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Cubs manager Joe Maddon protested Chicago's 5-2 loss to the Nationals after twice coming out to complain about Washington closer Sean Doolittle's delivery
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White Sox left-hander Manny Bañuelos has been placed on the injured list, another blow to a Chicago pitching staff that already lost Carlos Rodón and Nate..
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In Oak Park, bordering Chicago’s West Side, she fought for a fair housing law and helped curb white flight using a strategy that became a model.
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The battle for the Los Angeles Lakers’ No. 4 pick continues to get interesting as professional prospects work out in Chicago.
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Murder charges have been filed against a woman and her daughter in the death of a pregnant Chicago woman whose baby was cut from her womb. (May 16)
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The family of a pregnant Chicago woman who was killed and had her baby cut from the womb says losing a child "is one of the biggest pains you can ever go..
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The family of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui is calling for justice after the nine-months-pregnant teen was found slain behind a Chicago home Wednesday, her..
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Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed..
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Here's the latest for Thursday, May 16: President Trump seeks overhaul of immigration system; Congressional leaders hear about Iran threat; Chicago woman killed..
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What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Scott Gleeson is on hand in Chicago for the NBA Draft Combine and describes how the excitement in the atmosphere has dipped..
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He's the top name on the list of combine attendees, but ex-Duke star won’t be participating in anything that would ignite excitement in public eye.
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Marlen Ochoa-Uriostegui, 19, had gone to a Chicago home in response to a Facebook offer of free baby clothes.
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As entertainment and shopping moves online, states and cities are looking to the digital world for potential revenue
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Chicago-area officials have repeatedly warned locals of raccoons infected with the distemper virus, which can cause the animals to act like "zombies."
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The separation comes just days after Zobrist, a three-time all-star and 2016 World Series MVP, announced he was taking an extended leave of absence from the..
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Chicago's Lincoln Park Zoo welcomed an endangered Western Lowland Gorilla born on Mother's Day to 22-year-old mom Rollie. The newest addition, a male, has yet..
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To celebrate National Buttermilk Biscuit Day Tuesday, Popeyes is selling heart-shaped biscuits in New Orleans, New York, Chicago and LA.
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