Back to back losses to Oakland have cost the Twins another series. Josh Reddick homered and drove in three runs to seven stellar innings from A.J. Griffin as the A’s beat the Twins 8-2 at Target Field. Scott Diamond allowed five runs in less than five innings to fall to 5-and-11 for Minnesota. Oswaldo Arcia homered and Alex Presley singled in a run for the Twins, who open a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Target Field.
A train carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine left the site on Monday.
President Barack Obama signed an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
A jury found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts.
Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the U.S. remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.
The FCC will continue collecting comments, made in response to these first submissions, until Sept. 10.