Twins catcher Joe Mauer and pitcher Glen Perkins have been named to the American League All-Star Team. Mauer is hitting .314 with eight homers and 30 RBI in 80 games this season. Perkins is 1-and-0 with 20 saves and a 1.93 ERA in 33 games this year. The 2013 All-Star Game is July 16th at Citi Field in New York.
Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the U.S. met for the first time.
More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.
Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.
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The South Dakota men’s basketball team made head coach Craig Smith’s home debut a winning one as the Coyotes topped Wayne State (Neb.) 86-69 Wednesday night.