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.
Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said they would open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.
No criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi.
The pilot of a Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter that crashed in mountainous western Virginia was found dead on Thursday.
Experts say this Labor Day weekend might be one of the best times to buy a car all year.