The Twins begin a three-game series against the New York Yankees tonight in the Bronx. It’s the final series before the All-Star break. Scott Diamond will take the mound for Minnesota. He is 5-and-8 with a 5.52 ERA in 16 starts. The Yankees will counter with Hiroki Kuroda, who is 7-and-6 with a 2.77 ERA.
Employers hired more workers than expected in November as the jobless rate fell to a five-year low.
People from Texas to New York are digging out after a storm dumps snow, sleet and ice across much of the U.S.
South African anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela is dead at 95.