Robinson Cano went 3-for-4 with a pair of homers and three RBI to rally the Yankees in a 10-4 beating of the Twins at Target Field. Chris Parmelee hit a solo homer and Ryan Doumit drove in two for Minnesota in defeat. Jared Burton took the loss out of the bullpen for the Twins. He entered the game in the eighth with the Twins leading 4-3. Minnesota has now lost three out of four and seven of their last 10. The series continues tonight.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down.
Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.
Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.
Governor-elect Pete Ricketts promises to bring a fresh perspective to the prison problem in Nebraska.