The last time the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, Theodore Roosevelt was the President of the United States, King Edward VII was on the throne in Great Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm II ruled Germany, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary was very much alive as was Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, and my maternal grandmother was five years old.
HT to LGM.
Top U.S. commander predicts tough fight for Mosul.
Trump brags of endorsements that never happened.
Thousands evicted as French migrant camp is demolished
Volkswagen to spend $10 billion to buy back diesel cars in the U.S.
Game 1: Cleveland 6, Chicago 0.
Militants attack police academy in Pakistan; many killed.
Vatican to help mediate political situation in Venezuela.
Ex-attorney general of Pennsylvania sentenced to prison.
Pentagon trying to get back recruitment bonuses.
No kidding: Study says guns on campus won’t make them safer.
Game 1 of the World Series is tonight in Cleveland.
California tour bus crash kills 13.
Secretary of Defense Carter in Iraq talks of fighting ISIS.
AT&T/Time Warner merger draws scrutiny.
Hillary Clinton pushes for early voters.
In case you didn’t hear: The Cubs are going to the World Series!!
China and Philippines make nice, reopen talks on disputed territory.
Politics and in-fighting hamper offensive in Mosul.
President Obama takes on Marco Rubio in Miami.
Trump Foundation paid right-wing filmmaker James O’Keefe.
Trump bombs at Al Smith dinner.
Cubs beat the Dodgers to get close to the Series.
Whew! The debates are over.
U.S. confident it has blocked Russia’s hacking paths.
CDC warns pregnant women in Miami Zika “hot zone.”
U.S. expedites anti-missile defense for South Korea.
Cleveland makes it to the World Series.
Now what? Colombian voters reject peace deal with FARC.
Hurricane Matthew on its way to Bahamas.
Aleppo hospitals “all but obliterated” by bombings.
Dozens killed in Ethiopia stampede.
Data recorder on N.J. train in wreck wasn’t working.
The Tigers lost to Atlanta and are now out of the wild card race. Thanks, guys. See you in February.
Tropical Update: It’s now Hurricane Matthew, a Cat 3 heading north but tracking east of the mainland towards the Bahamas.
Experts are trying to figure out why a commuter train crashed in Hoboken, killing 1 and injuring over 100.
Funeral for Shimon Peres draws world leaders to Israel.
Hackers target election systems in 20 states.
Kerry on verge of ending Russia-U.S. talks over Syria attacks.
The Tigers were rained out against Cleveland.
Miami Marlins ace pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident.
Charlotte shooting videos released.
Floodwaters could swamp parts of northeast Iowa this week.
UN takes no action in Syria amid arguments over Aleppo.
Debate prep continues.
R.I.P. Arnold Palmer, 87, legendary golfer.
The Tigers split with KC this weekend; the wild card spot is fading away.
Tropical Update: Invest 97L develops.
Charlotte police chief says the video of the shooting does not offer definitive evidence that the victim was holding a gun.
Police officer in Tulsa charged with first degree manslaughter in shooting of unarmed man.
Yahoo reports a vast e-mail breach by a “state-sponsored” hack dating to 2014.
President Obama honored some of the country’s top artists and filmmakers, including Mel Brooks.
The Tigers took Game 1 9-2 and Game 2 4-2 of the double header from Minnesota.
Secretary of State Kerry briefed the UN Security Council on the Syria ceasefire.
Charlotte police say the armed man shot and killed was warned several times to drop his weapon.
ISIS is on the verge of losing Mosul.
The Fed left interest rates unchanged.
Tropical Update: Karl is depressed and Lisa is still storming, but harmless to land.
The Tigers were rained out last night. They’ll play a double header today against the Twins.
The bombing suspect in New Jersey had been checked out by the FBI in 2014.
President Obama delivered his valedictory address to the UN.
Another unarmed black man was shot and killed by police, this time in Tulsa.
Federal judge tells Texas to revise their voter ID laws.
Tropical Update: Two storms, Karl and Lisa, are in the middle of the Atlantic but no threat to land now.
The Tigers beat the Twins 8-1.
NYPD is hunting clues in the Saturday night bombing in Chelsea.
UN General Assembly opens under heightened scrutiny.
American airstrikes hit Syrian troops.
ISIS lays claim to knife attack in Minnesota.
And the Emmys went to…
Tropical Update: A new one, TS Karl, is out in the Atlantic heading east. TS Julia is the zombie storm that will not die.
The Tigers beat Cleveland 9-5 to keep hope alive.
Hillary Clinton went back on the campaign trail.
President Obama designated the first national marine monument off the coast of New England.
The Senate passed a bill to help Flint repair the water system.
Feds recall 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7’s.
The Tigers lost to the Twins 5-1.
Thanks, Mom and Dad.
U.S. plans to increase number of refugees allowed into the country next year.
Hacked e-mails from Colin Powell label Trump as a “disgrace.”
Ford to move small car manufacturing to Mexico.
Arrest made in mosque attack in Fort Pierce, Florida.
Carla Hayden sworn in as new Librarian of Congress.
Tropical Update: TS Julia dumps rain on Georgia.
The Tigers beat the Twins 9-6 to move up to be 1 game back in the wild card chase.
Syria ceasefire takes effect.
Clinton campaign explains mishanded health scare.
President Obama will veto the bill that allows 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia.
Brazil ratifies Paris climate agreement.
The UN reports that Iran has kept to the nuclear arms agreement.
Kansas, Georgia, and Alabama must remove proof-of-citizenship from voter ID according to a federal court.
The Tigers beat the Twins 4-2.
Hillary Clinton is being treated for pneumonia.
Spate of deadly attacks hit Syria in advance of cease-fire.
North Korea calls sanctions “laughable.”
Trump adviser and son post neo-Nazi image.
One dead, two wounded in shooting in Kansas Wal Mart.
The Tigers had a lousy weekend with the Orioles.
Russian fighter buzzes U.S. surveillance plane.
President Obama meets with Philippine president despite outburst.
ITT students advised to take the money and run.
Mexico finance minister who arranged Trump visit resigns.
FBI director says decision not to charge Clinton as not a close call.
The Tigers lost 7-4 to the White Sox.
Senate Zika bill blocked by Planned Parenthood fight.
Trump denies any wrongdoing in donation to Bondi campaign.
ITT Tech shuts down after USDOE cuts off student loan support.
Gretchen Carlson gets $20 million and apology in Fox sexual harassment suit.
Giant pandas no longer on the endangered species list.
Tropical Update: Invest 92L isn’t moving yet.
The Tigers lost to the White Sox 2-0.
President Obama cancels meeting with Philippines president.
Obama and Putin have “blunt” talk on summit sidelines.
Hillary Clinton gives the press a lift on campaign plane.
Roger Ailes hints he’ll sue New York magazine.
Tropical Update: The newest model is Invest 92L southeast of Hispaniola.
The Tigers beat the White Sox, keep in the hunt for a wild card spot.