KHAZER, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched a new offensive Sunday on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State group.
For decades, baseball fans in Chicago have waited and hoped that the Cubs would make it to the World Series. The Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to advance to the World Series. The streets around the baseball team's stadium Wrigley Field were quickly filled with cheering fans, many waiving the team's signature "win" flag -- a big blue W on a white background.
The Chicago Cubs are headed to the World Series for the first time in 71 years after a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. The hard-luck Cubs haven't won the world Series since 1908, and last played in Major League Baseball's championship showcase in 1945.