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Dexter Fowler sensed a different, yet special feeling Saturday as soon as he walked into the Cubs’ clubhouse. “I could tell the guys wanted it now,” Fowler said. Never was that mission so apparent Saturday night as Kyle Hendricks pitched 7 1/3 innings of two-hit ball and a resurgent offense knocked...
A little bit of faith was all the Cubs asked for, and all they really needed. Forget about all the things that happened to their predecessors and think about all the hard work and preparation that got them to this moment. When it mattered most, the Cubs were ready, and so was Wrigley Field. On...
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Donations made to a candidate for the state Assembly or Senate are usually a small part of California’s political money machine, a function of the relatively low limits on the size of contributions. Except when the money comes from a political party. That cash can flow into the campaigns in unlimited...
Rams who must deliver… Middle linebacker Alec Ogletree. The Rams defense has been plagued by missed alignments and missed assignments the last two games. That falls on the player responsible for making sure every player is where he’s supposed to be. Ogletree took responsibility for calling the...
DEVELOPING: One person was killed and three others were injured Sunday after at least two explosions rocked a Japanese city, authorities said.
CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Cubs fans turn their attention to World Series for the first time in 71 years.
Virtual world or the physical one? Which is better?
Controversy in marketing is nothing new. Brands are always looking for ways to create a splash and sometimes controversy is the best way to do that. Some brands also get tangled into controversial issues they shouldn’t, either intentionally or not, which can harm their bottom line. Daniel Hennessy tells CNBC that [...]
As Kurdish and Iraqi forces edge ever closer to Mosul, ISIS fighters fall back. But in their absence, they leave behind their ability to kill.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Several explosions went off in on Sunday in two locations near a park in the Japanese city of Utsunomiya, killing one person and injuring three, state broadcaster NHK reported.
Ahmad al-Haj Ali, 17, at his family’s house in Aurora, Ill.
A Paris fashion event in 2007.
Manager Joe Maddon after the Cubs’ victory over the Dodgers broke a streak of 70 seasons without a pennant. Maddon’s jersey number? Seventy, of course.
Searching for survivors in Aberfan 50 years ago.
Hillary Clinton’s top aides sprang into damage-control mode after hearing about a new book detailing her husband Bill’s affair with socialite neighbor Julie Tauber, according to the latest emails published by Wikileaks. The book was “The First Family In Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal The Hidden Lives Of Presidents” by Clin
Dorothy Farrell, a lovely elderly Chicago Cubs fan, bought her tickets in the front row at Wrigley Field in 1984. She’s been sitting there ever since, rooting on “my Cubbies,” and was there Saturday night when the Cubs beat the Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS to win the pennant. Ken Rosenthal caught up...
Intellectually, you know they’re done. They’re finished. They’re over. They’re tapped out. They’re toast. They’re hapless. They’re hopeless. Stick a fork in them. Dig a grave for them. As Dandy Don once sang: Turn out the lights, the party’s over … As clever word-players who specialize in both acronyms and lousy football figured o
A man died Saturday night when he walked up the exit ramp of a Bronx highway and into oncoming traffic, police said.
A 65-year-old man plunged to his death from a historic apartment building in the Greenwich Village on Saturday night.
The Cubs are still searching for their first World Series title since 1908.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is visiting the Iraqi city of Irbil to get a closer look at the fight against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq
Linda Blair has devilishly good looks! Here’s a 20-year-old version of the iconic ‘Exorcist’ star at a party in New York City back in 1979 (left) and 37 years later ... the Golden Globe winning actress -- who’s embracing…
The decades-long mystery about the abduction of the 11-year-old by a masked gunman appears close to being solvedRemains found in central Minnesota are those of Jacob Wetterling, an 11-year-old boy who was abducted in 1989, authorities have said.Jacob was kidnapped in October 1989 from a rural road near his home in St Joseph, about
Jordan, 54, was convicted of first-degree manslaughter in November after admitting she administered an overdose of prescription pills to eight-year-old A wealthy New York socialite was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Thursday after being convicted of killing her young autistic son at a luxury Manhattan hotel in 2010. Gigi Jo
Beausoleil, 68, who is serving a life sentence for 1969 murder of musician Gary Hinman, has been denied parole 18 timesCalifornia officials said on Friday they have again denied parole for a follower of cult leader Charles Manson who is serving a life sentence for a murder he committed 47 years ago.Parole officials decided
SAN FRANCISCO—It’s impossible to tell at a glance that Wang Liansu, a gently-spoken native of northeastern China now living in San Francisco, was brutally beaten and shocked with electric batons on multiple occasions during a 12-year incarceration.
“Some bruises remain,” …
Mirroring the life of the Prophet Muhammad, ISIS fighters will focus on keeping the idea of their jihad alive in order to regroup on other battlefields around the world.
There is a table in Wonderland and on the table is a piece of cake. Near the cake is a note that says EAT ME. The candidate does not understand the meaning. Nor does he need to offered free cake twice.