Vikings fullback Jerome Felton underwent an emergency appendectomy on Wednesday and will likely miss the rest of the preseason. Felton participated in the morning workout Wednesday but was absent for the final practice in Mankato as training camp came to a close. The Vikings battle the Buffalo Bills tomorrow in their second preseason game.
The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.
A minimum-security state prison inmate who failed to return to the minimum-security unit on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary on July 17th is back in custody.
Further Trans Pacific Partnership discussions got underway in Hawaii this week.
Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Jim Inhofe says internal memos submitted by the Army Corps of Engineers to his panel undermines the Clean Water rule.
Senate Appropriators have approved legislative provisions that could ease credit restrictions on U.S. exports to Cuba.