October 2016: Chicago Cubs Are National League Champs
Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of October 2016.
1. Police Kill Black Man in L.A. 2. FBI Announces Arrest of NSA Spy 3. FCC Fines Comcast 4. Arson Causes $2 Million in Damage to Dakota Access Pipeline 5. School Shooting in San Francisco 6. Hackers Cause Internet Blackout 7. AT&T Offers to Buy Time Warner 8. Chicago Cubs Are National League Champs 9. U.S. Judge Approves Volkswagen Deal 10. Dakota Access Pipeline: 141 Arrested 11. Oklahoma Fugitive Killed in Shootout with Police
- Chicago Cubs Are National League Champs
- On Oct. 22, 2016, the Chicago Cubs, the baseball team from Ohio, wins a spot in the World Series, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5–0. This is the first time the Cubs have been to the World Series since 1945, and the team has a chance to end the longest World Series drought in history. The last time the Chicago Cubs won it all was in 1908 against the New York Giants. This time the Cubs will face the Cleveland Indians, who have the second longest World Series drought, since 1948.
- Photo source: AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File