The Twins begin a five-game road trip tonight in Cleveland against the Indians. The teams will play three games before Minnesota heads to Miami for two contests. Samuel Deduno will start tonight for the Twins. He is 3-and-1 with a 3.26 ERA in five starts. The Indians will counter with Scott Kazmir, who is 3-and-4 with a 5.89 ERA.
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.