The Twins have a few more days off before opening the second half of the season. Minnesota will host Cleveland over the weekend before heading out on a seven-game road trip to Anaheim and Seattle. The Twins sit in fourth place in the American League Central at 39-and-53, 12 games behind first place Detroit.
Jury selection begins in the trial of a woman accused of killing her husband of eight days.
Thousands of flights are canceled, and storms wreck havoc on roads, as temperatures plunge throughout much of the country.
A look at the news making headlines today, Monday Dec. 9.