Chicago

City and county seat of Cook County, Illinois, United States

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,693,976 in 2019, it is also the most populous city in the Midwestern United States. Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the US, while a small portion of the city's O'Hare Airport also extends into DuPage County. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, defined as either the U.S. Census Bureau's Metropolitan Statistical Area or Chicagoland, the larger Combined Statistical Area. Both constitute the third most populous urban area in the United States after New York City and Los Angeles.

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With more than 5,000 inmates, Chicago's Cook County jail was once one of the worst coronavirus hotspots in the country. Before the state of Illinois grappled..
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Millions stuck with their Thanksgiving plans despite a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for travelers to just stay home because of the..
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Tributes are paid to Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona who has died aged 60; UK judge refuses Johnny Depp permission to appeal libel ruling; Ring-tailed..
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Some ring-tailed lemurs were treated to a Thanksgiving feast at a Chicago area zoo. Their meal included turkey made of primate biscuits with honey, steamed corn..
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Magellanic penguins Izzy, Darwin, Tombo and Charlotte ventured from Shedd Aquarium to Chicago's Soldier Field to get in some exercise.
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