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‘I Was Raised on the Internet’: art of the new millennium...

"I Was Raised on the Internet" will feature nearly 100 artworks, all of them interactive, and they will be used to examine the influence of gaming, entertainment, social media and smartphones on everyday life.

Musk’s Boring Co. is said to win Chicago high-speed train bid

The city is expected to announce the news as soon as Thursday, one person said.

Social media fanning Chicago gang violence: study

The Chicago Crime Commission found that many of the more than 100,000 gang members in the Midwestern city are engaged in regular taunts and boasts online, which often spiral quickly into street violence.

Hundreds abused in Chicago schools after systemic failures

The school system employed "ineffective background checks," the Tribune said, which failed to weed out employees with criminal convictions and arrests for sex crimes.

Obama centre in Chicago to include replica Oval Office

The Obama Center is set to be built in Chicago.

‘Hamilton’ musical creator to premiere Chicago exhibition

Lin-Manuel Miranda will bring "Hamilton: The Exhibition", which highlights the life of Alexander Hamilton, to Chicago.

Chicago pulls out as potential host city for 2026 World Cup

The high costs, as well as FIFA's inflexibility, were cited as the reasons for Chicago's withdrawal.

Blue-collar women find hope in #MeToo movement

Women who work in blue-collar jobs are hoping to benefit just as much from the movement as their wealthier counterparts.

Caterpillar drives sales on China’s new Silk Road

The audience is Caterpillar's local network of dealers, who inspect the machines for the latest technological innovations to help make their sales pitches to buyers in China.

Nicol David makes shock exit in first round of Windy City...

National squash legend is knocked out in the first round of a World Series event for the first time since the 2002 Seattle Open.

Market tests millennial traders who’ve never seen a crash

The generation gap is growing, and elders are worried.

US police probe apparent gang rape streamed on Facebook

The live online video of the alleged gang rape attracted as many as 40 viewers at one time, but no one contacted police, according to reports.

Chicago, other US cities, pledge ‘sanctuary’ for immigrants

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel also says that young undocumented people in particular will still be able to go to school and qualify for free community college education.