Tiger Woods last major win was in 2008. Here’s how the world has changed since then


It’s been more than a decade since the golf legend won his last championship at the 2008 US Open, but those 11 years feel like a lifetime.

Here are some of the ways the world has changed since then.

ISIS declared a caliphate. Now it’s fallen.

In 2014, ISIS captured global attention when it announced the creation of a so-called caliphate — an Islamic state led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi that would span Iraq, Syria and beyond.
The terror group attracted thousands of would-be jihadists from around the world with its social media recruiting tactics. At the height of its power, it reigned over an area the size of Portugal, with nearly 8 million people under its rule.
Last month, ISIS lost its final physical stronghold in Syria, bringing an end to the caliphate — though experts argue the terror group is still a threat.

A black man was elected US president — twice

On January 20, 2009, Barack Obama became the 44th…



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