LITTLE LEAGUE BIG LEAGUES: Members of the Chicago team look out of the dugout in the sixth inning of the Little League World Series championship baseball game against South Korea in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 24. South Korea won 8-4. Photo: Associated Press
The kids from Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series.
The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favoring rival Hillary Clinton.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its ruling reinstating his "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying the decision runs contrary to federal labor law.
The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.