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In the past September, rents declined on an annual basis in more than half of the nation's 35 largest markets, the first time in six years, according to data from Zillow.

Rents are falling the fastest in these 11 cities

Renting is getting less expensive for people living in the US's largest metropolitan areas. In September, rents declined on an annual basis in more than half of the nation's 35 largest markets, according to data from Zillow.
Hurricane Michael sweeps the beachfront properties of Shell Point, Florida, on Wednesday.

We asked insurance workers where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters — here’s what they said

After a devastating hurricane and amid predictions of a global rise in temperature, the world was reminded yet again of the catastrophe made possible by climate change. Actuaries weighed in on where they'd live to avoid these conditions.

Kanye West will meet Trump in the White House to talk about prison reform, gang violence, and Chicago

Kanye West is expected to meet President Donald Trump and Jared Kushner at the White House on Thursday to discuss gangs, manufacturing, prison reform, and Chicago violence. West has expressed support for Trump, including by wearing a Make America Great Again hat last week on 'Saturday Night Live.'

Trump touts controversial stop-and-frisk for crime in Chicago

President Donald Trump said he wanted stop-and-frisk implemented as a crime-control measure in Chicago.Trump said the policy, which has been found to aid racial profiling by authorities and has no proven correlation to crime reduction "works and was meant for problems like Chicago."
Chance the Rapper.

Chance the Rapper is donating $1 million to improve mental health services in Chicago — and people think it’s incredible

Chance the Rapper is donating $1 million to improve mental health services in Chicago. Part of the money will go to a new initiative that connects people with treatment they need. In his rise to fame, the 25-year-old rapper has become a major philanthropist for his home city.
Amazon representatives reportedly visited the site for The 78 development by Related Midwest.

Amazon reportedly visited Chicago in August, and it could mean everything we think we know about its HQ2 decision so far is dead wrong

Amazon reportedly made a second visit to Chicago in August in preparation for announcing its decision on where to place its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2. That could mean the decision is far from made.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he won’t run for reelection in stunning move

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday he won't seek a third term in 2019, a decision the Chicago Tribune called a "dramatic political reversal."

A non-profit is suing the city of Chicago over its proposed Hyperloop deal

The Better Government Association is suing the city of Chicago for a failure to release documents pertaining to the city's agreement with Elon Musk's The Boring Company over a planned underground tunnel project.
F-35 over Lake Michigan at the Chicago Air and Water Show in Chicago, Illinois

Check out these incredible photos of an Air Force F-35 stealth fighter tearing across Lake Michigan

These stunning images show an F-35 pilot performing aerial maneuvers above Lake Michigan at the 2018 Chicago Air and Water Show in Chicago, Illinois.