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Best International Festivals To Attend This Fall

A look at five of the best international festivals and events held in the fall.


USA midfielder and goal scorer Carli Lloyd, front, celebrates with teammate Meghan Klingenberg during America's 2-0 win against Germany in a Women's World Cup semifinal. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

US Heads To World Cup Final With 2-0 Win Over Germany

Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, and Hope Solo got another shutout.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015


Honoring My Grandma, 70 Years After Auschwitz’s Liberation

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — On this day 70 years ago, Auschwitz was liberated and my grandma Miriam, a prisoner there, was set free. Unlike other prisoners, who were forced on the Death March, my […]


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General Motors 3Q Profit Nearly Doubles

The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.


Thomas Mueller and Germany won a World Cup final that set television viewership records in America. (Getty Images)

Germany-Argentina Sets World Cup Final Viewership Record In U.S.

World Cup interest has grown in America.



7 World Cup Pitch Invaders Who Regret Nothing

Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.


Team USA's John Brooks celebrates his game-winning goal against Ghana. (Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Watch: World Cup Closing Montage

Check out some of the best World Cup moments.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Germany's players celebrate after victory in extra-time in the final football match between Germany and Argentina. 9Credit: FRANCOIS XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)

Goetze Scores Late To Give Germany The World Cup

Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.


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7 Things To Know Before Argentina-Germany World Cup Final

On Sunday at 3PM ET, the 22 best players over the past month will take the field and try to win their country a trophy and prove to the world that they are the best football club. Here are 7 things you need to know before Argentina and Germany take the pitch for which should be a hard fought battle.


Germany's Toni Kroos, left, celebrates Miroslav Klose during Tuesday's 7-1 win against Brazil. (Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch: Anti-Gambling Ad Features A Kid Who’s Sad Because His Dad Bet On Germany

Next time, maybe pick a worse team to prove your point.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

Germany routed Brazil, 7-1, on Tuesday to reach the World Cup final. (Getty Images)

Germany-Brazil Match Was Most Tweeted Sporting Event Ever

It was hard to believe what was unfolding in Germany’s 7-1 rout of the hosts.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

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Brazil’s Devastating Loss Told By 7 Devastated Fans

No one felt the pain of those seven goals like the fans in the stands


Germany routed Brazil, 7-1, on Tuesday to reach the World Cup final. (Getty Images)

Germany Routs Brazil, 7-1, To Reach World Cup Final

The Germans broke the game open with three goals in a four-minute first-half stretch.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

Tim Howard of the United States looks on in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Round of 16 match between Belgium and the United States at Arena Fonte Nova on July 1, 2014 in Salvador, Brazil. (credit: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Keidel: World Cup Runneth Over

You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.


U.S. forward Jozy Altidore. (Getty Images)

USA’s Altidore Available To Play Against Belgium

Striker Jozy Altidore has missed the last two games with a strained left hamstring.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2014

USA soccer fans celebrate in Chicago's Grant Park. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Soccer Gets Boost In U.S. From Young, Informed Fans

TV ratings for Team USA’s World Cup games have been terrific.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones. (Getty Images)

USA’s Jones Has Broken Nose But Will Be Good To Go

Also, Jozy Altidore’s status remains unclear for Tuesday’s round of 16 match against Belgium.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

Head coach Joachim Loew of Germany (credit: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

8 Times Germany’s Coach Joachim Loew Was Over The Rain

Joachim Loew didn’t just battle the U.S., he did so while dealing with his nemesis…rain. Here’s the 8 times Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew was over the rain in Recife, Brazil…


Team USA midfielder controls the ball in a 1-0 loss to Germany on Thursday. (Getty Images)

U.S. Falls To Germany But Still Advances To Knockout Stage

The U.S. will next play on Tuesday afternoon, likely against Belgium.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2014

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Whoops: Soccer Twitter Page Tweets Chicago Blackhawks Rally Photo

While it is an unofficial account, a widely followed Twitter page about the World Cup just mixed up their sport.