Chicago (i/ʃˈkɑːɡ/ or /ʃˈkɔːɡ/) is the third most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwest. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago is the seat of Cook County.

Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; it also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network, and ranked seventh in the world in the 2014 Global Cities Index.As of 2014, Chicago had the third largest gross metropolitan product in the United States at US$610.5 billion.

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The Daily Mail 26 Sep 2023
She will continue the tour on Tuesday with a Q&A at the Perelman Performing Arts Center in Manhattan with a conversation with Vanity Fair’s Radhika Jones ... on Wednesday, Chicago on Thursday, Dallas on Friday, Atlanta on Saturday and Los Angeles on Sunday....

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Vanity Fair 25 Sep 2023
Save this story. Save. Save this story. Save ... And his age, the data shows, is by far the biggest snag ... No matter ... Possibly alluding to Biden’s unprecedented age, the lawmaker added that “something could happen between now and next November that would make the Democratic Convention in Chicago an unmitigated disaster.”. More Great Stories From Vanity Fair ... ....

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Elko Daily Free Press 21 Sep 2023
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Cindy Crawford: Oprah Winfrey treated me ‘like chattel’ in 1986 interview

New York Post 20 Sep 2023
“Doing this first shoot changed my life,” she explained to Vanity Fair in 2016. “The photographer encouraged me to go to Chicago to try to find an agent. “I went to Chicago, ended up signing with Elite, and from there started doing catalog shoots as well as ......