Foundations are crumbling in hundreds of homes in Connecticut.
John Irvine, a correspondent for NBC News' British partner ITV, was on the front line with Iraqi special forces when they came under attack.
Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched their biggest push toward Mosul as ISIS operatives are forced to flee through a series of underground tunnels.
Local Kurdish television channel Rudaw aired footage showing black smoke rising over the city as extended bursts of automatic gunfire rang out.
The competition, prejudice and lack of trust between several groups battling ISIS are complicating the fight for Mosul as much as any terror attack.